NAB 2017: FilmConvert Shows Off Upcoming Cinematch App

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There are typically three types of announcements at NAB every year: Brand new products, updates to existing products, and unveiling prototypes. FilmConvert's Cinematch falls under that third category. We've covered FilmConvert quite a bit, as they continually … [Read more...]

NAB 2017: Avid Will Offer Free Version of Media Composer In June


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) With so many non-linear editing suites offering their programs for free, it was just a matter of time before Avid followed suite (no pun intended). At this year's NAB Show 2017, the company announced the new Media Composer | First will be released for free this … [Read more...]

FilmConvert Releases Camera Profile For Panasonic GH5


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The new mirrorless Panasonic GH5 is probably the most anticipated camera of 2017, at least so far. It is capable of shooting 4K in 10-bit 4:2:2 color imaged at 150 MBps, with a frame rate of up to 60 fps on a 20.3 Megapixel CMOS sensor, edge-to-edge. Demand for … [Read more...]

Disney Research Takes Next Step In Streamlined Mo-Cap System


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Motion Capture. It's all the rage these days for big budget films. Without it, Lucasfilm couldn't have virtually brought back Peter Cushing to reprise his role as Grand Moff Tarkin in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Nor could Benedict Cumberbatch have been the dragon … [Read more...]

Avid Expands Cloud Collaboration and Search for Pro Tools Workflow

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Avid continues to expand the capability of Pro Tools and this time around, they are giving users cloud based collaboration and some times great sound libraries to use. … [Read more...]

Palette: Modular Editing Controller Can Customize Workflow


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Dedicated editing controllers, like a shuttle wheel or button array, can can be very helpful with scrolling through your timeline. But editors and colorists have to settle for how the controller design is laid out, which may not be how they would prefer it. Many are … [Read more...]

NVIDIA To Reveal Lower Cost Titan 4K Video Card At CES


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) As we move further towards the standards of ultra high definition, more native 4K hardware will come out to support it. Admittedly, right now a lot of the graphics cards are being driven by the gaming industry, but that's not a bad thing, as post-production can … [Read more...]

FilmConvert Releases Camera Profile For iPhone


Another FilmConvert profile released, this time for the iPhone and mobile filmmaking By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) If there is one thing I would say is going to bring a new revolution to independent filmmaking, I would say it is using mobile devices as cameras. This has been something that … [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...]

FilmConvert Releases Camera Profile For GoPro HERO5


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I remember when GoPro popped on the scene and began introducing the world to the action camera. Seeing shots of wingsuit flyers, snowboarders, surfers, and BMX riders doing all kinds of stunts, from previously unknown angles, was a thrill. Since then, the camera … [Read more...]

FilmConvert Releases Camera Profile For Sony FDR-X3000


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) FilmConvert has added yet another camera profile to their color grading and grain application. Sony's newest 4K action camera, the Sony FDR-X3000, is the company's latest entry into the action camera field, and FilmConvert has just released a camera profile for … [Read more...]

Atlanta Rapidly Becoming Hollywood Of The South

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With a generous film subsidy and a busy airport, Atlanta, Georgia is rapidly becoming what CNBC calls a "Major Film Mecca." It's not just low cost indies and TV series coming to the Peach State either, with blockbuster films like Marvel's Ant-Man and Captain … [Read more...]

FilmConvert Releases Camera Profile For Canon XC10


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) FilmConvert is on a roll adding yet another camera profile to their color grading and grain application. Canon's XC10 camcorder is getting the treatment, as the application has added the camera's profile to its ever increasing list. This addition comes on the … [Read more...]

cineXinsert App Can Add Scenes Without Re-Rendering


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It's almost an axiom of the computing world that the older a utility gets, the more complicated it becomes with additional features that were never intended when the utility was envisioned. And while some apps can expand their reach with more features, there's … [Read more...]

FilmConvert Adds C300 MK II Camera Profile


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) FilmConvert has added another camera profile to their color grading and grain application. This time it's the Canon C300 MK II, and it comes with Log 3 support to boot. … [Read more...]

Blackmagic Officially Releases Fusion 8.2 For Linux


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Blackmagic's Fusion 8.2 has been available to OS X and Windows users for awhile now, and for Linux as an open Beta since the summer. Now it's an official release, and Linux users get in on the action with the ability to do complete 3D compositing, visual effects, … [Read more...]