Adobe Updates Photoshop and Premiere Elements for 2018


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Although I happen to like the subscription method that Adobe offers with Creative Cloud, not everyone shares that view. Then again, not everyone needs the firepower that comes with that monthly, 'all-you-can-eat' subscription. That's where Adobe Premiere Elements and … [Read more...]

The BuZZ Podcast: Artificial Intelligence and Video Editing


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) This week on The BuZZ podcast, host Larry Jordan looks at Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning. What exactly are they? Should we be worried for our jobs or embrace it? How should we prepare for the future? Tonight, we learn more. Join Larry as he … [Read more...]

Baby Driver Was Edited in Real Time on Set


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Films typically go through five stages: Development, pre-production, production, post-production, and distribution. It used to be they were very separate from each other, but over the years there seems to be more blending going on — especially when it comes to … [Read more...]

Can You Build A Hackintosh For Under $100?


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Build a Hackintosh for less than $100? Turns out it's possible! Not only that, but it can be faster than a brand new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. Well, if you're on a budget and willing to hunt for a deal, it's possible by looking for a surplus sale at a … [Read more...] 2.0 Arrives With Massive Update For Online Collaboration 2.0

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When it came time to put out 2.0, the makers of this real time online collaboration workflow relied on customers to give them not only feedback, but a dream list of new features to be included. The result is over 100 new features, and what the call a, … [Read more...]

Larry Jordan: Is The New MacBook Pro Fast Enough for Video Editing?


By Larry Jordan (doddleNEWS) I’ve been fascinated by the ongoing discussion about whether the new MacBook Pro laptop is fast enough for serious video editing. So, I’ve spent the last two weeks working with one and thinking about how to best answer this question. Whether you use Avid, … [Read more...]

Adobe’s Project Clover VR Editing Interface


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Everyone in the tech industry seems convinced that virtual reality and 360° video is going to be the future of cinema. I'm still not so sure. But Adobe is convinced, and they're pushing the edge of the envelope to create a VR editing interface called Project Clover … [Read more...] Integration With Adobe After Effects Unveiled


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) is having a fantastic year after launching its integration with Adobe Premiere. The application is a cloud-based, real-time collaboration app that allows editors and producers to work on the same project remotely. The company took it one step … [Read more...] Launches iPhone App For Cloud Collaboration

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Often times when you're being asked to approve an edit, you're not in the edit bay but out in the world. Understanding that we live in a mobile world, has added an app for iOS to collaborate directly from the Cloud, anytime, anywhere. … [Read more...]

Editor Converts Video Game Controller To Editing Interface


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It's no secret that the next generation of video editors are likely spending almost as much time playing video games as they are cutting films and videos. And some, are doing it at the same time. Well, if you're one of those, a video editor has converted a cheap video … [Read more...]

Thalo & Doddle Acquire &


Larry Jordan Joins the and Doddle Team Artist Community, in conjunction with its sister site, Doddle ( a leading online resource for the video and film industry) has acquired Larry Jordan & Associates, Inc.’s assets and rights to its portfolio websites … [Read more...] Adds Real Time Collaboration In Premiere Pro


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With the nature of the internet, it's not uncommon to collaborate with people not only across the country, but also around the world. So having an online portal to share notes and approvals it the natural extension of any video project. has added a killer … [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...]

Two Final Cut Pro X Plugins For Tracking Secondary Color Grades

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of my biggest pet peeves is not being able to do everything in post-production within a single NLE. Conceptually, I know why this is the case, and the need to use the right tool for the right job, but bouncing a project around Final Cut Pro X, After Effects and … [Read more...]

MacVideo Puts HitFilm 3 Pro On Sale

HitFilm 3 Pro

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you missed your opportunity to get the free version of HitFilm 2 Express, MacVideo has put the fully featured HitFilm 3 Pro, the all-in-one editing and compositing suite on sale for 50% off. And that's kinda the same thing ... sort of. … [Read more...] Offers Cloud-Based Video Collaboration

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Video editors and producers can collaborate online with LookAt By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I'm going to give you a brief sneak peek behind-the-scenes here at doddleNEWS: I live in Toronto, while my editor lives in Florida. We've met outside of the internet in a real-life "meetspace," but … [Read more...]