Why It May Be Better To Upgrade Your NLE System vs. Buying New

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Editor's note: We are re-publishing this article as it is full of great information for editors considering whether to buy a new system or upgrade. By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the biggest headaches for anyone who works in a creative field that uses high-powered computer systems, … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: Blackmagic 4K Video Assist Monitor-Recorder

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) A few months back, we reviewed the Blackmagic Video Assist Monitor-Recorder, and I said that I found it to be an ideal entry level monitor recorder for 1080p HD recording. That opinion hasn't changed. But what has changed is that Blackmagic has released a larger, The … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: Martini QuickShot Creator For NLE’s

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Martini QuickShot Creator is for editors By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) If you’re an editor, there’s probably been countless times in the edit suite when you’ve found yourself looking for just the right shot that you realize, you just don’t have. The edit needs to continue, but … [Read more...]

NewTek and Wowza Launch MediaDS, the First Ever Global & Local Distribution Platform

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) NewTek and Wowza have just unwrapped the MediaDS1, which is touted as the world's first end-to-end, real-time media encoding and live streaming video delivery system. Among the many features, the first generation MediaDS has the ability for content creators to … [Read more...]

RED Enhances Image Processing In Post Workflow; Helium Sensor Rated Best

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) RED has developed a new image processing workflow for their cameras, future proofing the platform as the film industry moves towards high dynamic range. Dubbed IPP2, the workflow will spread across all cameras, their new HDR displays, software, and firmware. In … [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...]

iPhone: The 10th Anniversary

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) The iPhone was first announced by the late, great Steve Jobs a decade ago, on January 9, 2007. Who would've thought just how revolutionary it would be, replacing not just one's phone, iPod and PDA, but also still and video cameras (point-and-shoot's are nearly a … [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: Did DJI Buy Hasselblad?

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It wasn't all that long ago that DJI bought a minority interest in German camera maker Hasselblad, to explore how developing larger format cameras for a drone could be done. Now the word on the street is that the leading drone maker is going all in with a complete … [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...]

HitFilm Pro Tutorial: Lesson 6 – Editing Pt 4: Preferences

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our previous lesson, in our look at learning HitFilm Pro 2017, we talked about the concept of “JKL” editing, and how you can use it to quickly find in and out points in your footage and edit it into your timeline.  I also mentioned that I wasn’t a big … [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...]