RED Releases New IPP2 Image Processing Pipeline


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) A couple of months ago, RED announced a new image pipeline which they dubbed IPP2. It covered changes to the firmware, wiring options, as well as the software effectively future proofing the platform while the industry moves towards high dynamic range. The new … [Read more...]

Editing 101 Part 3: The Basic Rules

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Like everything in filmmaking, there are rules to editing a film that you need to know. Of course, as in filmmaking, these rules can be broken. But before we start breaking the rules, we have to first know what they are. There is one rule, however, that can't … [Read more...]

Editing 101 Part 2: Pudovkin and Editing Theory


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) In part one of this series, I suggested that the easiest way to learn how to edit was to watch as many films as possible and just start cutting something together. I personally believe it’s better to intuitively learn the art of the cut at a subconscious level … [Read more...]

Editing 101 Part 1: The Art of Cutting – Where to Start

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) You've heard the old saying that a film is written three times: First as a screenplay, then during production, and again when it's been edited. It's easy to find tons of information on how to write a screenplay or direct a film (I should know, I've written a lot on … [Read more...]

Boris Releases Mocha VR For Virtual Reality Workflows


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If Virtual Reality and 360° Video is going to gain any traction beyond in narrative filmmaking, sooner or later we're going to have to see visual effects impacting the VR workflow. To that end, Boris is releasing Mocha VR, as the world's first plugin's to bring … [Read more...]

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


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...]

Editor Praises New MacBook Pro; HyperDrive Adapter Adds Ports


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When Apple recently announced the new MacBook Pro with the OLED-centric TouchBar, it came with the promise of creating far more usability and ease of workflow. But would it work well with video editing apps? Well, one editor not only thinks it does, but he says that … [Read more...]

New Deadpool Assets For Premiere Pro


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Adobe's editing consultant Vashi Nedomansky is joining camera guru Jarle Lierpoll in providing post-production assets used for the blockbuster hit Deadpool. Last week, filmmakers got their hands on camera presets used by Lierpoll, and now Nedomansky is offering … [Read more...]

DaVinci Resolve Studio Joins The Mythbusters For VR Workflow


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Seems like everyone is getting into Virtual Reality these days, or at least that's the myth. So who better to look to than the Mythbusters? And it looks like even they are getting on the virtual reality bandwagon, and they're using Blackmagic's DaVinci Resolve Studio … [Read more...]

Sony Conducting HDR Workshops For F5/F55 Cameras


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Do you think that high dynamic range (HDR) has a future in filmmaking?  Dolby thinks so, as they are building DolbyVision HDR theaters as fast as they can. And it looks like Sony and Abel Cine is right there with them, as they're holding a one day event to teach … [Read more...]

Automatic Duck Returns With Red Giant Partnership


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Like a flock returning after flying south for the winter, the post production timeline translation software known as Automatic Duck has returned after a brief four year hiatus, bringing with it two new apps, a few old favorites, and a partnership with Red Giant … [Read more...]

EditShare Goes With The Flow, With Media Asset Management Software


Vs. 3.2 update offers support for 4K codecs, remote collaboration, and automated transcoding By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) I like EditShare. It's one of those companies that sees a need, a niche to fill, and then addresses it. They first caught my attention with Lightworks, that decade-long, … [Read more...]