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...]

Tangerine Director Shoots Another Film On iPhone

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) After shooting an award winning feature for Sundance last year, the director of Tangerine is back with another film shot on the iPhone. Is Apple's smartphone really becoming the go-to indie platform like John Lasseter predicts? … [Read more...]

Here Are The Winners Of Sundance 2016

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Another year of the Sundance Film Festival has come and gone, and the winners have been announced! The award ceremonies were emceed by Taika Waititi, director of Hunt for the Wilderpeople, and the awards were judged by six different juries. Some of the winners … [Read more...]

Sundance 2016: Blackmagic Cameras, DaVinci Resolve Used On Films

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With Sundance in full swing, Blackmagic Design is making its presence known in their usual fashion, represented through over 35 films in competition that used both cameras to film, and DaVinci Resolve Studio for their post-production workflow. But it may surprise some … [Read more...]

Sundance 2016: Daisy Ridley To Executive Produce The Eagle Huntress

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Star Wars: The Force Awakens actress Daisy Ridley has just signed on to executive produce the Sundance premiere of the documentary The Eagle Huntress. Ridley joins executive producer Morgan Spurlock and director Otto Bell in a film that follows the true story of a … [Read more...]

Adobe Creative Cloud At Sundance 2016

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Adobe has made a huge splash at Robert Redford's annual Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT this month, premiering a over 175 features premiering that were cut using Premiere Pro CC. And people couldn't be more thrilled with what they can do with it. … [Read more...]

Sundance 2016: Ten Movies With Buzz

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Film festivals tend to be a marathon to attend — so many films and so little time. Sundance is even a bit trickier, since compounding the sheer amount of films, most of these indie flicks don't even have trailers to judge them by. Still, like every other … [Read more...]

Sundance Ignite Will Give Young Filmmakers Chance To Go To Fest

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The Sundance Film Festival is considered by many to be the independent film festival by many having launched careers like Kevin Smith and Robert Rodriguez with their films Clerks and El Mariachi, respectively. Now the Sundance Institute has announced a new program … [Read more...]

iPhone Is Being Used In Major and Indie Film & TV Projects

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With apps like FiLMiC Pro and others, the iPhone is rapidly becoming a serious mobile filmmaking device, and one that is award winning. Witness Tangerine, which director Sean Baker shot completely on the iPhone, and it not only won at Sundance, it's being distributed … [Read more...]

Audience Members Walked Out Of Jupiter Ascending Screening At Sundance

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) In 1999, the Wachowskis created a film unlike anything that had ever been seen before and was quickly duplicated ad nauseam. The Matrix was the first movie I saw in theaters that made me think, "Man, this must have been what it was like to watch Star Wars for the … [Read more...]

Sundance 2015: Breakout Film Tangerine Made With iPhone, FiLMiC Pro

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Mobile filmmaking with an iPhone gets serious attention at Sundance By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) This year at Sundance, many people are raving about the documentary Being Evel, which was shot using a Blackmagic Cinema Camera and color corrected on DaVinci Resolve. But while Blackmagic is … [Read more...]

Sundance 2015: Over 35 Movies Filmed With Blackmagic

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Cameras and color correction software show dominance By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Much like the dominance that ARRI enjoyed for the Oscars, Blackmagic Design is enjoying a huge presence at this year's Sundance Film Festival, with 35 films competition that were either shot on Blackmagic Cinema … [Read more...]

Sundance 2015: Vimeo Announces Partnership with Indiegogo

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Exclusive Distribution Arrangement Will Offer Select Film Funding By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) There's an old saying that when you're number 2, you try harder. I submit that you try smarter, and this week, the number 2 video streamer and the number 2 crowdfunder have teamed up to do just that. … [Read more...]

Sundance 2015: Sundancing to a Different Tune

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By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) Stretching out over 11 days, from January 22 through February 1, the 31st year of the Sundance Film Festival will be known as the year of the comedian. The joke? Actually, there isn't one. This is the year that the comedians get serious. Nearly half (OK, 7) … [Read more...]

Adobe Footprint To Be Keenly Felt At Sundance In 2015

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21 features and shorts cut on Adobe Premiere to debut at Sundance By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Last year during awards season, ARRI had plenty to crow about, since the lion's share of films had been shot on the ARRI ALEXA. In 2015, however, it seems that Adobe is the winner, at least as far as … [Read more...]

ARRI May Have Dominated the Oscars, But Sundance is a Different Story

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Camera Use Wide Spread Across All Models By James DeRuvo When it comes to the cameras a shooter chooses for his project, ARRI may have dominated Academy Award nominated features, but when it comes to the indepedent world of the Sundance film festival, the use of a wide variety of camera models … [Read more...]