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      June 1 Deadline Approaching: 2016 My RØDE Reel Short Film Competition

      By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Update: Just one week to go! The deadline is June 1, 2016. And Blackmagic Design has added an URSA Mini 4K to the prize pack! The annual My RØDE Reel short film competition has gone live, and submission are now open. In its third year, the largest short film competition online is upping the ante with a new category, and nearly $500,000 in prizes up for grabs. RØDE expects over 2,000 entries from 89 … Read More>>

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      One Day Sale: 33% Off Boris Continuum Complete For Adobe & OFX

      By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Boris has announced a one day flash sale for Boris Continuum Complete 10 for Adobe After Effects and Adobe Premiere Pro, as well as OFX for Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve and Sony Vegas Pro. The sale will start Wednesday May 25th, 2016, and last for a short 24-hour period, Pacific Time. Regularly priced at $595, the flash-sale will reduce it by 33% to $395. You can get more details about the plugin suite here, as … Read More>>

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      Kicking The Cannes

      By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) For the 69 years of the Cannes Film Festival, it's always a toss-up as to where the most engaging drama will occur. Will it be on-screen? Or off? Between anti-terrorist military actions, controversy, critical reactions, incendiary films and head-shaking awards, this year it was the off-screen drama that took the cake. Or, in Cannes parlance, the Palme d'Or. (More on that particular award … Read More>>

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      doddleREVIEWS: Wipster.io Review & Approval Panel For Premiere Pro

      By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) I’m really getting into the add-ons that are available to Premiere Pro editors. Recently, I took a look at Screenlight.tv’s marker transfer extension for Premiere, where you can take marker information that you’ve entered on Screenlight.tv, and send them to your Premiere Pro timeline. The only issue with Screenlight is that it is a very manual process. For this month’s review, I thought I’d look at … Read More>>

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Wesley Snipes Still Wants To Play Blade, “Ball Is In Marvel’s Court”

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) When it comes to modern Marvel superheroes in films, you can trace it all the way back to 1998's Blade, directed by Stephen Norrington with a script by David Goyer. Sure there were popular superhero movies before that, like Tim Burton's Batman or Richard Donner's … More>>

PolarPro Teams Up With Otterbox For Mobile Filmmaking Support

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When Jeff Overall, CEO of PolarPro appeared on the ABC reality series Shark Tank, he made a pitch for funds to expand his company's reach into the mobile platform. Already known for accessories to support GoPro, drones and other forms of mobile filmmaking, the … More>>

Apple Motion 5 – 101: Lesson 22 – Working With Photoshop Files

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson (click here), in our look at Apple Motion 5, we wrapped up our look at animating our text along paths in Motion. In this lesson, I want to talk about a very interesting little “trick” that you need to know, to get the most out of working … More>>

Nolan’s Dunkirk Plot Released, Plus Images

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Christopher Nolan has started filming his latest picture World War II blockbuster, Dunkirk. Photographer Pierre Volot has posted the first incredible pictures of the huge production which currently filming in Dunkirk, France. The images look bleak and give a good … More>>

A Geek’s Reaction To Independence Day: Resurgence Extended Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Independence Day: Resurgence is another one of those sequels based on an older property, but not too old to bring back much of the original cast. Like Tron: Legacy and Star Wars: The Force Awakens before it, there's a definite passing the of the torch. 20th … More>>

New Alien: Covenant Set Photos Reveal Petrified Figures

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Production of Alien: Covenant is underway in Sydney, Australia, and an enterprising photographer was able to take some pictures in a quarry where director Ridley Scott is shooting the sequel. The film has gone through several different permutations and titles from … More>>

Mark Ruffalo and Karl Urban Talk Thor: Ragnarok

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) If you ask most Marvel Cinematic Universe fans which franchise is the weakest, you'll probably hear Thor come up more often than not. I actually think the first Thor is a bit underrated especially when you consider the material they had to adapt. If any film … More>>

June 1 Deadline Approaching: 2016 My RØDE Reel Short Film Competition

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Update: Just one week to go! The deadline is June 1, 2016. And Blackmagic Design has added an URSA Mini 4K to the prize pack! The annual My RØDE Reel short film competition has gone live, and submission are now open. In its third year, the largest short film … More>>

TV Review: Game of Thrones – Episode 5: The Door

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) This could be one of the most emotionally charged episodes of Game of Thrones this season. It is also more proof that showrunners DB Weiss and David Benioff are no longer content to spin the wheels, and are charging full speed ahead. Absent this week's Game of … More>>

Forscene: Online Video Editor Wins Pair Of Awards

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Everything seems to be moving online to the cloud and pretty soon, we'll all just have terminals that can log into the internet to collaborate on all our projects. And that's cool because we can then always have an updated editor like Forscene, which recent won a … More>>

One Day Sale: 33% Off Boris Continuum Complete For Adobe & OFX

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Boris has announced a one day flash sale for Boris Continuum Complete 10 for Adobe After Effects and Adobe Premiere Pro, as well as OFX for Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve and Sony Vegas Pro. The sale will start Wednesday May 25th, 2016, and last for a short 24-hour … More>>

Positive Reactions From Early Suicide Squad Screening

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the more interesting things to happen when we got our first look at Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad at last year's San Diego Comic-Con was how much, to my surprise, I was looking forward to the latter film. DC and Warner Bros. promised … More>>

Scorsese’s Gangster Epic The Irishman Lands Distribution Deal

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The distribution rights for Martin Scorsese's mobster epic The Irishman have been bought for $50 million at the Cannes Film Festival. Deadline has reported that relative newcomer STX Entertainment won a fierce bidding war with Universal, Fox and Lionsgate. Paramount … More>>

Spielberg Worried Virtual Reality Could Ruin Filmmaking

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Virtual Reality can most definitely be viewed as the current flavor of the month in our industry, and as such, it's met with glee for those who like to experiment, and dread from those who find it to be a 'flash in the pan.' Well, Steven Spielberg isn't too impressed … More>>

Michael Keaton To Join Spider-Man: Homecoming

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It looks like Michael Keaton is in final negotiations to play the lead villain in Spider-Man: Homecoming, despite reports he had dropped out of negotiations. And he's playing none other than Adrian Toomes, aka, The Vulture. The Hollywood Reporter had the … More>>

Update: Sale Over – Training & Post-Production Tools For $97

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UPDATE: The sale has wrapped up. By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) 5DayDeal has teamed up with a host of video training providers to create a terrific bundle of products they're calling the Video Creators' Bundle. The bundle includes a series of tutorials and plugins which can get budding … More>>

Kicking The Cannes

"Captain Fantastic" Matt Ross, winner Best Director, Un Certain Regard, Cannes

By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) For the 69 years of the Cannes Film Festival, it's always a toss-up as to where the most engaging drama will occur. Will it be on-screen? Or off? Between anti-terrorist military actions, controversy, critical reactions, incendiary films and head-shaking awards, … More>>

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