From The Archives: Discovery’s Shark Week Gets Panned For Phony Docs


2017 Update: As a sort of backlash grows over the CGI shark beating Michael Phelps in a race, we look back to August 15, 2014 when our we covered Discovery getting heat for 'fake docs' during Shark Week. Be sure to read this one from 2015, with top brass promising no more fake docs. While the … [Read more...]

The BuZZ Podcast: Cloud Storage, RED HYRDROGEN, and SAG / AFTRA


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Last week on The BuZZ Podcast: The benefits and the limitations of Cloud Storage from a variety of perspectives. As well, we have breaking news from RED, SAG/AFTRA, Writers Guild, Adobe and more. Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Tom Coughlin, Rohan Vora, … [Read more...]

RED’s Jim Jannard Offers Details On HYDROGEN Display


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Yesterday, when RED pulled the veil off their latest smartphone product, named HYDROGEN, the lack of details didn't stop users from smashing the REDUSER Forums in order  to learn more and preorder their very own copy. Speaking on the forums, which is now his portal … [Read more...]

With HYDROGEN, RED Dives into the Deep End of VR


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) While everyone is raving about how virtual reality goggles changing the way we view the world, RED declared, "What if we don't need VR glasses at all?!" And with that, Jim Jannard and his team introduced HYDROGEN, their modular hologram smartphone. … [Read more...]

RED Promising A Major Announcement On July 6


Update: Just a reminder that tomorrow, July 6, RED will unveil their new product! Stay tuned to doddleNEWS for full coverage! By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Our own James DeRuvo messaged me earlier about a RED announcement on Thursday July 6 at 9 am Pacific, and it's "a new product category," … [Read more...]

FilmConvert Releases RED DRAGON and IPP2 Camera Profile


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) RED is one of the dominant camera manufacturers in Hollywood today. A few months ago, the company released their new IPP2 image pipeline workflow, which covered changes to the firmware, wiring options, and the software. Effectively, they were future proofing the … [Read more...]

VidCon 2017: Google VR180, Cameras, Drones, and More


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Walking through the halls of the Anaheim Convention Center in California to cover my first VidCon, the official fan fest for online content creators and their fans, I was immediately struck by its dichotomy. It's essentially NAB meets Comic-Con, with a fan floor, and … [Read more...]

Cine Gear 2017 Preview: RED, Panasonic, and More

Panasonic Compact Cinema Camera

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Next week is the summer kick-off, and with it comes Cine Gear, and with RED putting their eggs in the local basket and headlining the four day event at Paramount Studios, it could become the new must attend professional gear conference. … [Read more...]

Cine Gear 2017: RED To Present Panels With Dean Devlin And More


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Not long after NAB 2016, RED announced they wouldn't have a booth at the confab in 2017, instead choosing to stay local for Cine Gear. For the cinema camera company, it's quite literally down the street. But there's also another benefit to showcasing your wares in … [Read more...]

RED Celebrates A Decade Of MYSTERIUM


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When you think about milestones and RED, you'd expect to see great fanfare. But they didn't even put out a press release. Instead, in celebrating the tenth anniversary of their MYSTERIUM sensor and the RED ONE Cinema Camera, it was a largely quiet affair with those … [Read more...]

8K RED WEAPON Used For Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2

Image: Chuck Zlotnick (c) Marvel

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you ask Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 director James Gunn what his motivation was to make the Quillian epic, he'll tell you it's all about creating memories for the next generation. And as some fans and critics call the Guardians series the new Star … [Read more...]

NAB 2017 Preview: Blackmagic, Sony, Canon, Drones, VR, and More


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With just over ten days to go before we all travel it to Sin City for NAB 2017, it's time to take a peak over the horizon to speculate what may be coming at the annual professional film and TV confab. What can we expect? What are we going to miss? What will be the … [Read more...]

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...]

RED Donates $700,000 In Camera Gear To USC Film School


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) George Lucas. Rian Johnson. John Milius. Robert Zemeckis. These are just a few of the noteworthy directors who have had an impact on the industry. They also went to USC School of Cinematic Arts. And considering birds of a feather flock together, it's no surprise RED … [Read more...]

Camera Companies Honored at Oscars Science and Technical Awards


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With the Oscar noms out, and the Science and Technical awards having taken place, Oscar season has officially begun, and camera companies like ARRI, RED and Sony were some of the headlining honorees with this year's ceremony. … [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...]