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...]

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...]

CES 2017: Panasonic Reveals Details on the Long Awaited GH5

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) We've been waiting for Panasonic to pull the curtain back on more details for the GH5, and after over three years in development, they've finally given us a look here at CES. And while the GH5 still only shoots in 4K, it has some major league improvements. These … [Read more...]

CES 2017: DJI Unveils New Products and Seagate Partnership

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Today at CES, DJI announced two new OSMO handheld stabilizer products, a limited edition Phantom 4 drone, and a new mapping app. In addition, they are have joined forces with hard drive maker Seagate for an initiative that promises to address data and storage issues … [Read more...]

ARRI Reveals New Lenses For ALEXA 65

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When Alejandro G. Iñárritu shot his Oscar winning epic The Revenant, he chose the ARRI ALEXA 65. The back-to-back Oscar winner and his three-time Oscar winner cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki also managed to get a hold of some antique Ultra Panavision … [Read more...]

Adobe’s Project Clover VR Editing Interface

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Everyone in the tech industry seems convinced that virtual reality and 360° video is going to be the future of cinema. I'm still not so sure. But Adobe is convinced, and they're pushing the edge of the envelope to create a VR editing interface called Project Clover … [Read more...]

Adobe Reveals More New Video Tools For Creative Cloud

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Adobe Creative Cloud continues to grow, and in this year's Adobe MAX keynote, there comes a new TEAM Cloud collaboration plan. Post-production teams can now work on projects without dedicated hardware, plus giving them version control and conflict resolution. But with … [Read more...]

London Film Festival Review: The Young Offenders

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) One of the great pleasures of attending film festivals is happening upon cinematic gems which you know absolutely nothing about. And for me, Irish buddy-comedy The Young Offenders was this year's rough diamond in among the event's more sophisticated offerings. Based … [Read more...]