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...]

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...]

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...]

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: 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...]

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...]

Sundance 2014 – Short Film Shot on Blackmagic Cinema Cameras

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The Blackmagic's micro four thirds Cinema Cameras have gotten some festival exposure this week, as the director of "Me+Her" revealed he used both the MFT Cinema Camera and Pocket Cinema Camera as his main rigs for the animated short film. … [Read more...]

Exclusive – Time for Gates to go, some top Microsoft investors tell board

By Nadia Damouni and Bill Rigby - NEW YORK/SEATTLE (Reuters) Three of the top 20 investors in Microsoft Corp are lobbying the board to press for Bill Gates to step down as chairman of the software company he co-founded 38 years ago, according to people familiar with matter. While Microsoft Chief … [Read more...]

Festival Season Brings A New App for Keeping Track of Submissions

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Now that festival season is in full swing, how does a young indie filmmaker stay in the know of all the great competitions to possibly get their film into? Turns out there's an app for that. Of course there is. … [Read more...]

Sundance 2013: List of Cameras Directors Used Shows Variety

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Filmmakers use whatever camera gets them the shot By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Regardless of budget, story, or even shot list, there were no sacred cows when it came to the cameras used on the films that were shown at Sundance this year. Although some of the typical models like RED, Arri and … [Read more...]

Sundance 2013: The Jury is in, and the winners are…

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  Drama and Documentary Sweep both Jury and Audience Awards By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Last night at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, grand prize nodes were awarded for drama and documentaries, in the categories of Jury, Audience and NEXT, along with other special awards including … [Read more...]

Studios snap up Sundance favorites, boosting indie film market

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By Piya Sinha-Roy and Sharon Swart - Park City, Utah (Reuters) - Movie studios have been searching for the next big thing at the Sundance Film Festival after the critical and commercial success of indie films such as "Beasts of the Southern Wild" with a slew of business deals being made during the … [Read more...]

Sundance 2013: Another Movie Unofficially Films in Disney’s Magic Kingdom

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Feature shot at both Disney World and Disneyland without permission By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Disney World and Disneyland have become a hot bed for guerrilla filmmakers who are taking their cameras and for the price of admission, shooting scenes in the park without Disney's knowledge or … [Read more...]