Star Wars Rebels Mid-Season Trailer Reveals Maul Vs. Old Ben Kenobi

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) What started off as a kids show has definitely developed into a more complex series, and it looks like that trend will continue. Star Wars Rebels returns and with it we got a new trailer for the mid-season premiere. The trailer has a bit more with Forest … [Read more...]

World War Z 2 Still Without Director Despite Talks With David Fincher

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) After losing its director early last year, World War Z 2 is still hanging in limbo despite originally having a June 2017 release date. Last August, it was reported that Brad Pitt, who is producing the sequel under his Plan B Entertainment banner, had approached … [Read more...]

Is Another Blade Runner Character Returning For The Sequel? [Spoilers!]

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) This article contains possible spoilers for Blade Runner 2049. You have been warned! My anticipation for Blade Runner 2049 is extremely high at this point with Harrison Ford reprising his role as Deckard, Ryan Gosling on board as K, and Denis Villeneuve … [Read more...]

Rogue One: Here’s What Happened To The Deleted Scenes

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It has been nearly a month since I've seen Rogue One, and I'm starting to get the urge to rewatch it already. I guess I can't help but clamor for more Star Wars (congratulations Disney), and we know that there are different scenes from the film as seen in the … [Read more...]

HitFilm Pro Tutorial: Lesson 6 – Editing Pt 4: Preferences

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our previous lesson, in our look at learning HitFilm Pro 2017, we talked about the concept of “JKL” editing, and how you can use it to quickly find in and out points in your footage and edit it into your timeline.  I also mentioned that I wasn’t a big … [Read more...]

CES 2017 Day Two: Project Alloy VR, Razer 3-Monitor Laptop, Robo 3D

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Roaming around day 2 of CES 2017, we're catching our breath and seeing what we've missed. Some products are amazing, to be sure, but will some of them ever make it to market? … [Read more...]

Honest Trailers: Suicide Squad

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Happy New Year! Well, Suicide Squad was a bit of a debacle for Warner Bros. and DC Comics. After a lot of hype, the movie was a bit of a dud, even if it did make a lot of money. In fact, our own Danny F. Santos put it on his list of the five worst movies of 2016. … [Read more...]

Intel Launches Kaby Lake Processors, Features Minor Improvements

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Intel has just released their new Kaby Lake processors at CES 2017 and — um — it seems to be an improvement. I guess. The new 7th generation processor comes with some minor improvements across the board, but it isn't a leap ahead as much as it's a stroll … [Read more...]

CES 2017 Day One: Nikon D5600, Ricoh R, SteadXP

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) CES 2017 hit the ground running, as it usually does, with numerous announcements including more details about the Panasonic GH5, the news that GoPro is bringing the Karma drone back later this year, and new handheld gimbal stabilizers by DJI. But while the big names … [Read more...]

Judge Rejects Axanar’s Request for Summary Judgment in Star Trek Copyright Case

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) In a tersely worded opinion that minces no words, the judge in the Axanar Star Trek fan film copyright case has rejected the fair use argument by the Axanar defense team, and has denied their request for summary judgment. Thus clearing the way for a jury trial. … [Read more...]

Ridley Scott: Modern Cinema “Pretty Bad,” Takes Aim At Superhero Movies

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Legendary filmmaker Sir Ridley Scott has branded modern cinema “pretty bad” and revealed why he has never directed a superhero movie. While promoting his next project, Alien: Covenant, the 79-year-old insisted he wants to "keep making smart films” as he goes … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro CC Tutorial Part 30: Group Panel Settings

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By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) You may have noticed a change in the way some panels are stacked in newer versions of Premiere Pro and After Effects. A great example of this is the Lumetri Color Panel which you can find to the right of your UI if you choose the ‘Color’ workspace. The … [Read more...]

CES 2017: GDU Previews Modular Drone Concept

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With both 3DR out of the drone game, and GoPro getting back in later this year with a revamped Karma, the only company that can really challenge DJI's global dominance with innovation in UAVs could be GDU (formerly ProDrone), and they have a new modular drone concept … [Read more...]

Larry Jordan Looks Back At 2016

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By Larry Jordan (doddleNEWS) On the Digital Production Buzz this last week, Michael Kammes asked me what I thought the highlights of 2016 were. As I was thinking about it, I realized that these fell into four areas: Distribution Hardware Software Business Trends Here’s what I … [Read more...]

CineXinsert Now Supports XDCAM for PC and Mac

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Back in April of 2016 at NAB Show, Cinedeck announced the software-based, stand-alone, file-to-file insert edit application called CineXinsert. This is a very simple tool, but is incredibly powerful and something editors will think of as a lifesaver. I can't count … [Read more...]

CES 2017: GoPro To Relaunch Karma Drone Later This Year

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UPDATE: According to a recent interview with TechCrunch, GoPro CEO Nick Woodman said that the power problem with the Karma drone was due to the battery being able to slip a few millimeters away from it's connection, thereby losing power. A simple use of tape to secure the battery would have solved … [Read more...]