NAB 2017: Day One – ARRI, Convergent Design, Panasonic

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Day one is winding down and boy are my dogs barkin!  But what's also making a loud racket is some great camera news, including updates to the VariCam LT, a mysterious new Cinema Camera that Panasonic says will fit in between the GH5 and the VariCam line, and ARRI … [Read more...]

NAB 2017: Blackmagic Unveils DaVinci Resolve 14, Ultimate 11, and More

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Blackmagic Design holds one of the biggest press conferences at NAB Show every year. They never fail to impress, and this year is no different as they hit the ground running at NAB 2017. Loads of new offerings and updates have been announced, so let's not waste … [Read more...]

NAB 2017 Roundup: Sweet Offerings from Sony, Panasonic, and Edelkrone

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) NAB Show 2017 has begun, which can mean only one thing: fun toys! As the week kicks off we've already got a good look at what Sony, Panasonic, and Edelkrone have in store for the near future. So without any further ado, let's see what they're offering! Sony: … [Read more...]

NAB 2017: DJI Launches Ronin 2 Gimbal Stabilizer

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Starting over from the ground up, DJI has introduced the sequel to their Ronin gimbal stabilizer. Dubbed Ronin 2, the new rig has been designed with heavier cinema cameras like the RED, plus accessories for a total load of up to 30 pounds. But it's also convertible … [Read more...]

NAB 2017: Avid Will Offer Free Version of Media Composer In June

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) With so many non-linear editing suites offering their programs for free, it was just a matter of time before Avid followed suite (no pun intended). At this year's NAB Show 2017, the company announced the new Media Composer | First will be released for free this … [Read more...]

NAB 2017: Atomos Unveils 4K60 19-Inch Sumo

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Atomos got ahead of the NAB News Cycle yesterday with the announcement of a huge, 19-inch new 4K external monitor recorder that can wrestle 4K/60 Raw with 10-bit HDR. And they've dubbed it SUMO. … [Read more...]

NAB Roundup Day 0: GoPro, Canon, and Lenses From Sigma and Cooke

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Day Zero? Yes. That's right. There's so much NAB news breaking in the run up to the annual pro confab in Sin City, that we have to start a few days early to give you all the breaking news. What is so important that it can't wait until Monday to get started? Well, … [Read more...]

Filmchella Film Festival Now Accepting Early-Bird Submissions

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Most film festivals are dominated by sitting in seats in a dark theater, or waiting in line. Sure there are after parties (if you can get in on the guest lists), but for the most part, it tends to be a passive affair for the filmgoers. A new festival called … [Read more...]

Sundance 2017: Adobe Premiere Pro Has Huge Presence Once Again

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) We've barely caught our breath from CES and Sundance is preparing to get into full swing, and Adobe is on just about every film panel's agenda. Why? Well, not only is it an official sponsor of the Robert Redford's film festival, but with over 4 in 10 projects using … [Read more...]

CES 2017: Razer’s Project Valerie 3-Screen Laptop Prototypes Stolen

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) On Twitter yesterday, NVidia posed the question "How badly do you want @Razer's beastly GeForce GTX 1080-powered, triple-4K-screened laptop, Project Valerie?" Well, apparently really bad, as someone decided to steal both laptop prototypes! Could industrial espionage … [Read more...]

The Best of CES 2017: Panasonic GH5, Razer’s 3-Screen Laptop and More

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) CES 2017 is now a memory, but there was a ton of cool stuff to see. From fishing drones to self driving cars and plenty a virtual reality rigs. What was the best? Well, Engadget has their official 'Best Of' awards, and we have ours. And for film and video … [Read more...]

CES 2017 Day 3: HTC Vive, Mohu, Steadicam, Dell, and 8K Virtual Reality

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Day three of CES 2017 proved one thing: There is quite a lot to see, and there's really no way to see it all, even if CES was a month long. But here are a few things we feel are worth sharing. … [Read more...]

CES 2017: Kodak Revives Ektachrome Film Stock For Film & Photography

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There's just something that I love about Kodak's current direction after emerging from bankruptcy protection. Instead of trying to align more with what the market seems to want, they've doubled down on the things that make them unique. At last years CES, the … [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...]

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...]