In Stunning Ruling, Appeals Court Overturns FAA Drone Registration


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) WOW. I have to say I didn't see this coming, and honestly, I'm not sure I'm all that thrilled about the appeals court's decision to overturn FAA drone registration. I'm all for the freedom to fly your drone wherever the winds take you, but to overturn the 2015 FAA … [Read more...]

Aquaman Now Filming; New Images Released


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Aquaman has officially begun shooting and so we're starting to get some first looks at the upcoming film. We've already gotten our first look at Jason Momoa as the titular character two years ago for his cameo in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, while Amber … [Read more...]

Ruben Fleischer to Direct Tom Hardy in Venom


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) This bit of news felt like it came out of nowhere! We've known that Sony has been trying to tee up a Venom film for a while now, but they've finally gotten all of their ducks in row in order to make the film. Sony Pictures has announced that Zombieland director … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro Tutorial Part 56: Useful Keyboard Shortcuts


By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) While there are many keyboard shortcuts in Premiere Pro (check out our previous entries here and here), in this tutorial I want to cover some of the most used shortcuts which can help speed up your workflow. Note that these Premiere Pro keyboard shortcuts are … [Read more...]

Media 100 Tutorial – Part 15: Waveform Monitor


By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In a previous lesson, in our look at Media 100, talked about working with the ClipFX Parameter (click here), and before that, we discussed the ColorFX Parameters (click here and here), and some of the options for effecting your color/luminance like Curves, and … [Read more...]

The Buzz Podcast: Hope for the Creative Industry


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) On The BuZZ podcast this week, Larry Jordan spoke with Paul Babb of MAXON, Louis Hernandez, Jr. of Avid, Carey Dissmore of IMUG (and also a colorist), George Hall of Video Streaming Services, and Norman Hall of USC School of Cinematic Arts to offer hope in our film … [Read more...]

Cine Gear 2017: RED To Present Panels With Dean Devlin And More


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Not long after NAB 2016, RED announced they wouldn't have a booth at the confab in 2017, instead choosing to stay local for Cine Gear. For the cinema camera company, it's quite literally down the street. But there's also another benefit to showcasing your wares in … [Read more...]

Sony Announces 2 E-mount Wide-Angle Lenses

Sony E-Mount Wide Angle Lenses

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Sony has just announced two new wide-angle zoom lenses for their E-mount system: The FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM Wide-Angle Zoom Lens and the FE 12-24mm F4 G Ultra-Wide-Angle Zoom Lens. These two new lenses join the most recent addition of the FE 100-400mm F4.5–5.6 GM … [Read more...]

Can You Build A Hackintosh For Under $100?


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Build a Hackintosh for less than $100? Turns out it's possible! Not only that, but it can be faster than a brand new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. Well, if you're on a budget and willing to hunt for a deal, it's possible by looking for a surplus sale at a … [Read more...]

Will the Indominus Rex Return for Jurassic World 2?

Jurassic World Indominus Rex

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the central sticking points of Jurassic World was whether audiences would accept the Indominus Rex hybrid creature for the film. When the news was unofficially revealed, there was some fan backlash — from me as well — but thankfully Colin Trevorrow … [Read more...]

Getting Started With Media 100 – Part 14: ClipFX Parameter


A new Media 100 tutorial By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In a previous lesson, in our look at Media 100, we continued our discussion of the Edit Suite panel, and jumped ahead a little, and talked about the TimeFX parameters (click here for the tutorial), to adjust the speed of clips in your … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny: Aliens Edition

nuthin but an alien

By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) With Alien: Covenant opening, it's perfectly appropriate to post up some hilarious Aliens videos for Friday's Funny Feature. Have a great weekend! First up is Nuthin' But An Alien, a musical parody from our friends a … [Read more...]

Rumor: Apple To Reveal A New Notebook Refresh At WWDC

MacBook Pro

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Recently, Tim Cook uttered a Mea Culpa for the Mac Pro 'Trashcan,' and Apple promised a new Modular Mac sometime in the future. The company is now believed to be working on another notebook refresh, which will be announced at the annual Worldwide Developer's … [Read more...]

Here’s How God Particle Became Cloverfield 3


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Last year, fans of the original Cloverfield were surprised to learn that spec script The Cellar was actually a sequel called 10 Cloverfield Lane. The fact that J.J. Abrams and Bad Robot were able to keep that a secret was a complete shock. The third film, … [Read more...]

Media 100 Tutorial Part 13: ColorFX Parameter Pt 2


A new Media 100 tutorial By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson in our look at Media 100, we started talking about the ColorFX window (click here), and how to make alterations to the "classic" color settings, like Brightness, Contrast and Saturation. In this lesson, I want to … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction to the Star Trek: Discovery Trailer


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I am a life long Star Trek fan. I have issues with JJ Abrams' Star Trek reboot, but understand why they went in the direction they did for the films. Star Trek Beyond felt like a step in the right direction, but I'm of the mind that the franchise still needs to be … [Read more...]