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...]

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...]

DJI Unveils Zenmuse X7 Super 35 Camera For Inspire 2 Drone

Zenmuse X7 Camera with 16mm lens1_preview

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) For higher end aerial filmmakers, the Inspire 2 drone by DJI Global is a good option because it tends to have a higher-end camera and advanced flight features. But DJI is going to turn things up to eleven with a new Super 35mm camera built specifically for Aerial … [Read more...]

RED Unveils MONSTRO 8K Vista Vision Image Sensor


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) RED loves to make a cannon ball splash of an announcement into our digital pool, and watch as the ripples fan out in all directions. This time, it's a brand new image processor for the WEAPON platform, dubbed MONSTRO, that promises to blow DRAGON out of the proverbial … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Blade Runner 2049


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Blade Runner 2049 is going to be one of the most difficult reviews I've ever had to write. I'm still trying to process exactly what I saw, and put it into words with the backdrop of this being a sequel to a celebrated classic. But here it goes. The original … [Read more...]

A Day With GoPro: My Adventure In San Francisco With HERO6


  By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Last Thursday's GoPro event was about capturing "The Moment," according to the company, and it was quite the moment indeed. I was invited up to San Francisco for a few days to participate in their fall product launch event, which not only gave us a new … [Read more...]

GoPro Launches HERO6, More on Fusion 360, and the Karma Drone Gets Smarter


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) I received an email a few weeks ago from GoPro, asking me to come to San Francisco for a special event. And right then and there, I knew why: The HERO6 is here. And with a new custom processor, it's the most powerful HERO yet. “HERO6’s next-level image quality, … [Read more...]

RED IPP2 Workflows


By Kevin P McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In this article, I’m going to get in and scratch the surface of RED’s new IPP2 workflow. The first thing that’s important to understand, especially if you’re new to RED’s cameras, is what exactly does IPP stand for? IPP is RED’s Image Processing … [Read more...]

Apple Unveils The iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, Apple TV 4K, and Apple Watch Series 3 LTE

iPhone X

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) We knew a lot about today's Apple Event, especially after an employee leaked info in the iOS 11 GM. We knew they would announce a special edition iPhone, which would skip the "S" phase of the tick-tock cycle and go directly to the iPhone 8, and we even knew most of … [Read more...]

Sony Unveils VENICE, Their New 6K Cinema Camera


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Sony has a new flagship full-frame cinema camera which can provide just a bit more real estate than its Super 35 F65. Officially dubbed VENICE, the camera sports a 36 x 24mm sensor and will no doubt serve as the workhorse of the CineAlta line. Capable of recording … [Read more...]

Panasonic GH5: New Firmware Unlocks 6K Ultra High Definition Video


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) "I’m hearing that coming later this year, there will be software updates for high resolution anamorphic video and 4K HDR capture modes. This leaves me to wonder if there’s more to the GH5 than meets the eye, and who knows just how far the GH5 can go? Could a … [Read more...]

Robert Rodriguez Celebrates El Mariachi Anniversary With Film Contest

El Mariachi

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Can you believe it's been twenty-five years since Robert Rodriguez made El Mariachi?  For his first feature film, Rodriguez spent time in a drug study to raise the $7,000 he needed to make it. Now, to celebrate its anniversary, and the launch of his new reality … [Read more...]

Nikon Makes The D850 Official: 45.7 Megapixel Sensor, 4K Video


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) After weeks of "spec-ulation" (see what I did there?), Nikon finally made the D850 official. And you know what? Most of what we thought was true. And not only that, but camera geeks are stoked for what Nikon hopes will be their newest flagship … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: Moment Lenses For iPhone


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) As mobile filmmaking becomes more popular with low budget and independent filmmakers, so does the need rise for crafting a better image. How do you get every pixel worth of clarity and color when you have a CMOS sensor the size of your fingernail? Well, you start by … [Read more...]

Streaming Review: Marvel’s The Defenders


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I have been waiting what feels like a very long time for Marvel's The Defendersr. When the Marvel/Netflix partnership was announced, I was incredibly excited that we would get four solo series — which included series such as Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, … [Read more...]

Collapsing Summer Box Office is Spielberg’s Prophecy Come True


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) During the summer 2017 domestic market, several high budget films opened in North America. King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, budget $175 million. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, budget: $230 million. Transformers: The Last Knight, budget: $217 … [Read more...]