Karen Schmeer Fellowship For Emerging Documentary Editors

Karen Schmeer

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Need to hone your editing skills? Well you can learn from Larry Jordan and improve your command of Final Cut Pro or Premiere Pro, but if you're looking to make a career out of it, especially in the field of documentaries, then the Karen Schmeer Fellowship for … [Read more...]

Warner Bros.’ Emerging Directors Wants To Help Make Your Movie

Warner Bros. Emerging Film Directors Workshop

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Deadline is fast approaching to submit to the new Warner Bros. Emerging Film Directors Workshop. This new six-month-long seminar is designed to not only will help candidates learn skills as a director, but also provide funds to complete a short film shot right on … [Read more...]

Warner Bros. Launches Feature Film Directors Workshop

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Warner Bros. is already known for its screenwriters and television directors workshops, and there's one currently ongoing. But now they want to find the next emerging feature film director, so they are launching another aimed at developing them. … [Read more...]

Warner Bros. Opens 2016 TV Director Workshop Submissions


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Heads up directors. The application process for the annual Warner Bros. Television Directors Workshop is now open. For those who want to compete for a chance to be in this 12-week program with WB TV's best and brightest, pay close attention: The deadline will be here … [Read more...]

AMD To Have Strong Presence At Adobe MAX


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The fall is always exciting from a software perspective because if it's October, that usually means Adobe MAX is coming, and with MAX comes a host of crazy new features that Adobe has been cooking in their labs for Creative Cloud and are eager to show them off to … [Read more...]

Visual Storytelling Workshop Set For 32 City Tour


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you missed Shane Hurlbut's Illimination Tour, or Vince LaForet's Directing Motion Workshop, or even Ryan Connolly's two day intensive, there's another workshop coming up that will show filmmakers how to tell a story the Saturday Night Live way. And it's coming to a … [Read more...]

Free Online Workshop Teaches Making Movies With Smartphones


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Thanks to improvements in the video cameras in smartphones, users can shoot in 1080p, and even 4K with the right app. Throw in a few add-on lenses and some rock solid apps, and suddenly the smartphone has become a cinematic, award-winning tool for mobile filmmaking, … [Read more...]

Sony Announces Sound Design Tour With Frank Serafine


Sound Advice Tour to hit 33 Cities By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) We've already talked about Directing Motion with Vince LaForet, and also shooting with light and angle with Shane Hurlbut's Illumination Tour. But what about sound design? Well, Sony has your back with a new Sound Advice Tour, … [Read more...]

DJI Expands Training Curriculum To Wedding Videography

DJI Wedding Training

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) DJI is expanding its training for aerial cinematography by sponosring a series of workshops on how to use your quadcopter and 3 axis stabilizer to add production value to the great American wedding video. The series, called Capture Cinematic Weddings, will he taught … [Read more...]

DJI Holds Training For New Quadcopter Pilots

DJI Drone Pilot Training

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With news that the FAA is developing new rules to govern the use of drones (aka quadcopters), and the rumors that they want operators to be licensed private pilots, training for remotely piloted vehicles is going to be extremely important in the new year. Flight can … [Read more...]

Shane Hurlbut Takes His Act On The Road


Illumination Experience to Teach Filmmakers the art of lighting By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With the success of Vince LaForet's Directing Motion Tour, it looks like more filmmakers are poised to get into the game and take their act on the road. Cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, ASC, for … [Read more...]

YouTube Expands Creator Academy

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Offers course curriculum that tutors YouTubers with videos and content designed to get them up to speed... By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) In their first ever Creator Preview this week, YouTube announced an expanded curriculum for YouTube Creator Academy. In addition to the infamous tome known as … [Read more...]

Filmmaker Vincent Laforet Goes On Directing Tour


Directing with Motion Tour receives rave reviews By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Back in January, DSLR trailblazer Vincent Laforet was enjoying a dune buggy vacation, when tragedy struck and he ended up with an arm broken in six places. Ouch. And it would force just about any runner and gunner to … [Read more...]

NAB Is Looking For Keynote Speakers For 2013


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Although the gavel fell on NAB 2012 just a few short months ago, the National Association of Broadcasters is wasting no time getting ready for next year.  To that end, they've put out a call to those planning to attend to also contribute by submitting proposals to … [Read more...]

MET Film School Opens Berlin Campus


By James DeRuvo (doddle NEWS) As a filmmaker, who wouldn't want to learn their craft literally surrounded by centuries of living history in Europe?  That's been true for over ten years at the Met Film School in London, but now they've opened a satellite campus in Berlin.  Oh man, I can see … [Read more...]

Free Hands On C300 workshops this month

Canon C300

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you've been chomping at the bit to take the Canon C300 for a test drive, this month is your opportunity to do so. Canon will be hosting two 3 hour events February 8th and February 23rd at the Canon Hollywood Professional Technology and Support Center.  … [Read more...]