DaVinci Resolve Tutorial Part 2: Projects & Databases


By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) Continuing with our DaVinci Resolve Tutorial, we will discuss Projects and Databases. When you have installed and opened Resolve up, you will be taken to the 'Project Manager.' If you want to get back to this - go through the 'File>Project Manager' … [Read more...]

The Punisher New Trailer, Plus Release Date Revealed


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Netflix and Marvel have released a chilling new trailer for The Punisher, and have also revealed the release date: November 17, 2017! Let's take a look at the preview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMW_dPtm7Bo This trailer goes into more detail about how … [Read more...]

Last Flag Flying: London Film Festival Review


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The prospect of Richard Linklater – one of America's most celebrated art house filmmakers – making an unofficial sequel to Hal Ashby's classic The Last Detail (1973) was intriguing. The Dazed and Confused director has forged a reputation as one of industry's best … [Read more...]

Screenwriting 101: My Movie Has Been Made, Now What?


By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) One of the greatest feelings a screenwriter can have is seeing his finished product on the screen. All the endless hours of writing, rewriting and writing again pays off with a little silver screen immortality. This is especially true for first time success. Odds … [Read more...]

Frame.io Teams Up With Pond5 For Media Asset Collaboration

Frame.io and Pond5

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Pond5 is rapidly becoming the go-to location for finding and licensing stock video, music, and sound effects for use in post-production workflows. Frame.io is now in league with the stock media company to offer access with an added element: Collaboration. "If you … [Read more...]

Top 5 Demon Movies

The Last Exorcism

By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) A few years ago, The Possession solidified itself as the top earner for one of the worst box office weekends in modern history. The story is about a young girl haunted and possessed by a demon. Demons have long been fodder for horror movies, but some movies have to … [Read more...]

Cinema’s Greatest Horror Films – Part 2

the thing macready

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Here is the final part of our greatest horror films series, looking at the movies which helped shape the genre. Check out part 1 here, and get your Halloween movie list ready. The Shining (1980) Stanley Kubrick's classic is not just one of the best scary movies … [Read more...]

Brawl in Cell Block 99: London Film Festival Review

Brawl in Cell Block 99

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Following on from his lurid western horror Bone Tomahawk (2015), director S. Craig Zahler is establishing himself as a real auteur who celebrates violent adult cinema - devoid of political correctness or happy endings. Brawl in Cell Block 99 is the American filmmaker's … [Read more...]

It’s Official – Solo: A Star Wars Story

Image: Danny F. Santos

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The Star Wars Han Solo spinoff has gone through some rough times. Written by Lawrence and Jon Kasdan, the film was initially directed by Chris Miller and Phil Lord, who were fired deep into production. With little time to waste, Lucasfilm quickly hired Ron Howard … [Read more...]

Adobe Creative Cloud 2018 Update Shipping During MAX

Premiere Pro - Multiple Open Projects

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Apple Final Cut Pro 7 compatibility ended with the release of macOS High Sierra, and Adobe's 2018 Creative Cloud Update will give FCP7 editors an easier way to make the transition to Premiere Pro, if they so choose. Originally announced at IBC last month, the … [Read more...]

New WiFi Hack Makes Networks Vulnerable Without Patch

Image Credit - Taylor DeRuvo

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Network Security flaws that got hackers early releases of episodes of HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm and other original programming was pretty bad, but now, welcome to your worst security nightmare, Part Deux. A new WiFi hack has breached the encrypted protection of a … [Read more...]

Halloween TV Specials For All Ages, But Mostly Kids


By Brock Cooper(doddleNEWS) Halloween may be about ghosts and goblins, but at its heart, the macabre holiday is all about children. Nights of trick-or-treating are some of the greatest memories of any childhood, and for one night we all got to become our greatest heroes, or worst … [Read more...]

Final Stranger Things Season 2 Trailer, Plus New Clip


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) We're about 10 days from the premiere of all the episodes of Stranger Things season 2, and Netflix has released the final trailer, plus a clip that features Eleven. Here's the final trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1ZXOOLMJ8s We finally get to see … [Read more...]

Western Digital Unveils New Hard Disk Drives, Up To 12TB


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Computers have hit a wall when it comes to performance power, prompting PC manufacturers to add multiple processor cores to breach it. Well, a similar barrier has held true with hard drives. With the exception of ultra expensive SSDs, storage capacities on … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: The New GoPro HERO6


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When I was invited to attend the GoPro Fall Product event in San Francisco, I fully expected the next generation HERO6 to be one of the major announcements coming my way. And I wasn’t disappointed. Although we were expecting a standard 'dot upgrade,' what we got was … [Read more...]

Screenwriting 101: Language Arts


By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) There are many reasons why a writer needs a character to speak a certain way or with a certain accent. In fact, the inability to understand a character may be an important part of the story. I once read a screenplay where the writer had the characters speaking in … [Read more...]