Premiere Pro Tutorial Part 64: Time Remapping Pt 2

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By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) In my previous Premiere Pro tutorial (click here), we ended up with keyframes before and after a major event, as shown in the image below: So how do you make the actual speed change? This is done by hovering over the grey line between the two keyframes until … [Read more...]

Filmmaking 101: Five DIY Animation Hacks To Unleash Your Inner Artist


A new Filmmaking 101 By Julian Grant (doddleNEWS) E3 2015, the electronic entertainment expo, is over now in Los Angeles, as thousands of attendees and suppliers showcased the latest in interactive video game entertainment. Real time animation is experiencing a true cinematic renaissance right … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro Tutorial Part 32: Audio Track Mixer – Automation Modes, Pt 2

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By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) In part 2 of our Premiere Pro tutorial focusing on the Audio Track Mixer, I continue with Automation Modes, which I began discussing in the previous article. So what do these modes do? Here is a list of the automation modes, plus an explanation, found in … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro CC Tutorial Part 29: Keyframe Animation with the Audio Clip Mixer, Pt 2

Using Touch Mode

By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) Following on from my previous post about using the keyframe button in Premiere Pro's Audio Clip Mixer to animate your clips in the timeline (click here for the tutorial), there is a more advanced and helpful feature in the Audio Clip Mixer for dynamic changes to clip … [Read more...]

mocha Pro 5.2 Streamlines With New Release


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Sometimes when you put out a new version of your software, you do it not because you're innovating, but because you're doing housekeeping in order to pave the way for new features. mocha Pro 5.2 does just that, with overall workflow improvements and some additional … [Read more...]

Incredible Animated Indiana Jones Proof-Of-Concept


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Indiana Jones 5? Disney announced it for 2019. But an Indiana Jones animated series? Now THAT's something we didn't know we wanted or needed. How do I know that? Because animator Patrick Schoenmaker is burning up the internet with a concept trailer for one, and it's … [Read more...]

BBC America To Air Recreated Lost Doctor Who Adventure


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you're a regular reader of my work here at doddleNEWS, you know that I like Doctor Who. But I came into it late in the game with the current version of the series. In the archives are 50 years worth of episodes, and I have been slowly playing catchup trying to … [Read more...]

mocha Pro 5 Now Available

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) After an extensive beta testing period, mocha Pro 5 is finally ready for prime time. The fifth generation effects software package by Boris FX and Imagineer Systems is finally shipping as either a plugin for Adobe Creative Cloud and Avid Media Composer, or as a … [Read more...]

Update: Universal Offering $3.8 Billion To Buy DreamWorks Animation


Updated: THR is reporting Comcast is buying Dreamworks Animation for $3.8 billion, plus the assumption of $300 million in debt. Jeffrey Katzenberg, who will receive a buy out of $21.9 million, will not run the company moving forward. Instead, he will serve as special consultant to NBCUniversal, and … [Read more...]

Blackmagic Announces Fusion 8 Out Of Beta


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Blackmagic announced Friday that their award winning visual effects and motion graphics software Fusion 8 is out of public Beta and starts shipping today, as well as being available for download for not only Windows users, but also for the first time in Mac OS X. … [Read more...]

Animation Software Used On Futurama Goes Open Source


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Do you have an idea for a cool animation project, but you haven't gotten a studio to invest in it? Well there's good news, the software that was used to create Fox's Futurama and Studio Ghibli's Princess Mononoke is going open source. … [Read more...]

Trailer: First Look At Netflix’s Voltron


Voltron is back! By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Netflix started their original programming with shows like House of Cards and Orange Is the New Black but has expanded into several different genres. They've even given new life to older properties like Fuller House and Arrested Development, … [Read more...]

Updated Blackmagic Fusion 8 Public Beta Now Available


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When it announced the public Beta for DaVinci Resolve Studio 12, Blackmagic was able to get not only feedback from users to refine the software, but also give them a functioning and evolving post-production tool that could replace their standalone NLE. Well, they've … [Read more...]

HitFilm 4 Pro: Affordable Post-Production Workflow

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you're looking for a leg up from Elements to expand your post-production workflow, but you don't want to be bogged down by a monthly subscription, or can't afford thousands of dollars for a complete editing and compositing suite, then HitFilm Pro is a great deal … [Read more...]

Newtek Lowers Lightwave Production Suite Price Through November


By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Newtek, the makers of Lightwave and Tricaster, have lowered the price of the Lightwave Production Suite through November 30, 2015. Lightwave Production Suite consists of Lightwave 2015, NevronMotion and ChronoSculpt. Ligthtwave 2015 consists of 3D modeling, … [Read more...]

Disney Research Changing CGI with Pair of 3D Apps


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Disney Research never stops. Like its Imagineering cousin, the software r&d arm of the Mouse House has broken new ground with motion capture, automatic editing, and high dynamic range video capture that makes the most of what is quickly becoming the most exciting … [Read more...]