MAGIX Releases VEGAS Pro 14, Includes Boris FX Plugins


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Earlier this year in May, Sony made the surprising announcement that they sold their entire Creative Software suite of software to MAGIX. This included VEGAS Pro, Movie Studio, Sound Forge Pro, and Acid Pro product lines. The company promised that they would be … [Read more...]

New Trailer: Allied Starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Following the abrupt end to Brad Pitt's high profile marriage, Paramount Pictures has debuted the latest preview for upcoming drama Allied featuring the actor opposite Oscar winner Marion Cotillard. Of course, the studio cannot be blamed for releasing the new 60 … [Read more...]

New Trailers for Phantasm: Ravager and Phantasm: Remastered


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Phantasm is a classic science-fiction/horror film which influenced an entire generation of filmmakers, including J.J. Abrams. So what do you do when you have one of the most successful production companies in Hollywood called Bad Robot that worked on such huge … [Read more...]

L.A. Confidential Director Curtis Hanson Has Died

L.A. Confidential: Director Curtis Hanson and Kim Basinger

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The Oscar-winning screenwriter and director of the seminal L.A. Confidential Curtis Hanson has passed away at the age of 71. While authorities have confirmed he died of natural causes, it has been reported that the talented filmmaker was battling Alzheimer's disease … [Read more...]

Photokina 2016: SanDisk Announces 1TB SD Card

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Every time a larger SD card comes out, I kinda laugh, because my very first computer back in the day had a 20 MB hard drive, and I would think "Man, I'll NEVER fill that up!" Now we have 1TB SD cards from SansDisk for our cameras? WOW. … [Read more...]

Jessica Jones Will Still Be A Broken Character In Season 2: Showrunner


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel has created not only a complex interconnected universe on the big screen, but they've managed the same feat on the small screen as well, via streaming service Netflix. They kicked it off with the first season of Daredevil in 2015, before following it up … [Read more...]

First Look: Jumanji, Starring The Rock


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Hollywood has been going full tilt with sequels to movies from decades past. Next up will be a sequel to the Robin Williams classic Jumanji starring Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, and Karen Gillan. Filming has just begun and we got our first look at the … [Read more...]

Nikon Unveils KeyMission Action Cameras


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Photokina 2016 continues in full swing and Nikon has shown off a pair of new action cameras from their KeyMission line. While the KeyMission 360 is their virtual reality camera, the KeyMission 170 and 80 are going after the GoPro and iPhone crowd. … [Read more...]

The Blair Witch Project Filmmakers Originally Pitched A Prequel


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The new Blair Witch film really didn't grab me all that much, and came off as a "requel" — that is, a reboot disguised as a sequel. It seems like I wasn't the only one, since the film only made a whimper at the box office, having currently grossed only $14.6 … [Read more...]

First Look At Commissioner Gordon and Alternate Justice League Costumes


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) As far as casting goes, Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment haven't been as good as Marvel, but that doesn't mean there aren't exceptions. Gal Gadot rocks as Wonder Woman, Ben Affleck was surprisingly great as Batman, and Margot Robbie makes a great Harley … [Read more...]

Are These Leaked Images DJI’s Rumored New Drone?


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With GoPro burning up the internet after finally announcing their new Karma drone, the pressure is going to be on DJI to answer in kind. Already they've put out an invitation for an announcement next week, and now we're hearing that their new UAV has been spotted in … [Read more...]

TIFF 2016 Movie Reviews: Dog Eat Dog, Colossal, and Gringo


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The Toronto International Film Festival 2016 has finally come to a close. The festival started on some high notes but the films I caught this year seemed to take a nose dive in the latter half of the festival. Here are the final three films I caught during TIFF … [Read more...]

Olympus Announces OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 20MP Sensor, 4K Video


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It seems the big thing at Photokina this year is 4K video and high frame rate photo burst shooting — and Olympus is no exception to the rule. They've announced the OM-D E-M1 Mark II which is a replacement to the E-M1 that was unveiled three years ago. The new … [Read more...]

Passengers Trailer: Jennifer Lawrence & Chris Pratt In ‘Titanic-In-Space’ Blockbuster


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Following the first full trailer for Passengers, starring Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt, the worldwide box-office is manning the life-rafts and bracing itself for 'Titanic-in-space'. Directed by Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Game), the sci-fi romantic disaster … [Read more...]

Motion 5 Tutorial: Lesson 29 – Working With Effects Pt 3

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at Effects inside of Apple Motion 5, we talked about how to apply effects, and then get in and manipulate their parameters (Click here for part 1, here for part 2). In this lesson, I want to talk about a very important concept … [Read more...]

GoPro Unveils The HERO5 Black and HERO5 Session


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Sure, everyone was waiting for the big reveal of the new GoPro Karma drone today, but what we didn't expect until just before CEO Nick Woodman took to the stage in Squaw Valley, that we'd also get a GoPro HERO5 Black and Session! While the improvements are minor, … [Read more...]