About Heath McKnight

Web Content Manager and Writer at Doddle; I've been a writer for over 8 years, and a producer/director/editor in film and video for over 16 years. I've written for TopTenREVIEWS, Digital Media Net, Videomaker and other sites and magazines, plus I frequently blog about Final Cut Pro X.

Friday’s Funny Feature – The Batman V Superman Trailer Responses

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) After Warner Bros. and director Zack Snyder did an early release of the Batman V Superman trailer, due to a leak, it was only a matter of time before the 'meh' nature of the preview got parodied. Plus, it's hard to follow something like the amazing second Star Wars: … [Read more...]

Video: Final Cut Pro 10.2, Motion 5.2, and Compressor 4.2

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By Heath McKnight Our friends Steve Martin and Mark Spencer have a great new video that goes over all the terrific new features in Final Cut Pro 10.2, Motion 5.2, and Compressor 4.2, all updated last week as NAB 2015 kicked off. Take a look at what's new in Apple's NLE: Special thanks to … [Read more...]

New Jurassic World Trailer

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Universal has been teasing new Jurassic World images and posters, in anticipation of the new trailer, and it's now here. It's full of money shots, dinosaurs, Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, and the Indominus Rex! Here's the brand new Jurassic … [Read more...]

New Fantastic Four Trailer Reveals Plot Details, Team’s Powers, & Doctor Doom, Plus Poster

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) There is a new Fantastic Four trailer out, and it has a brief appearance by Doctor Doom, plus plot details and shots of the team's powers. Take a look: This new version of Fantastic Four is going to be dark, but not 'Batman V Superman dark,' but I'm starting … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Avengers Family Feud

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) We're mere weeks away from the May 1 release of Avengers: Age of Ultron (a week earlier, internationally), and with all the new trailers, clips, and TV spots, the Marvel promotional juggernaut is in full swing. The cast and crew are out doing the press rounds, and … [Read more...]

Watch The First Day Of The Star Wars Celebration Here

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Updated: Lucasfilm has archived Day One of Star Wars Celebration, with the kick off from JJ Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy, and the cast at Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim. You can watch the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer here. It was very much like an Apple … [Read more...]

The Second Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer!

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) "One more thing," said Kathleen Kennedy, during the livestream kickoff of Star Wars Celebration, and JJ Abrams introduced the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser! Watch it below: Goosebumps again! More footage, dialogue, etc. We'll have a full reaction later, … [Read more...]

Zack Snyder Teases Batman V Superman Trailer, To Debut April 20

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Aside from the leaked -- and pulled -- video from Comic-Con 2014, we haven't seen much in the way of official footage from Zack Snyder's upcoming blockbuster Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice. Well, that changes next week when the Man of Steel and 300 director, … [Read more...]

New Avengers: Age Of Ultron Clips: Hulkbuster vs. Hulk, And More!

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) There's a lot of craziness (in a good way) with NAB 2015, but there is still a lot of important movie news today, too, including new trailers (Terminator: Genisys, Ant-Man) and now some new clips from Avengers: Age of Ultron! Have you been wanting to see a little … [Read more...]

NAB 2015: Apple Releases Final Cut Pro X 10.2, Motion 5.2, and Compressor 4.2

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) It's been 4 years since Apple announced Final Cut Pro X at NAB 2011, and since then, they've provided some excellent updates that have really allowed the NLE to become a very important editing tool. In addition, Final Cut Pro X was used with a powerful Mac Pro to … [Read more...]

NAB 2015: RED’s 8K WEAPON Camera With Full-Frame 35mm Sensor!

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) We've been getting hints the past few weeks from RED about WEAPON, and now we have the official word via a late-night post from Jarred Land, an 8K monster of a camera with a full-frame 35mm sensor (40.96mm x 21.6mm), Vista Vision, and it will ship by the end of … [Read more...]

NAB 2015: 3DR Announces Their Smart Drone, Solo

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) The updates are coming fast and furious, and we'll have more coverage on 3DR's announcement today of Solo: The Smart Drone. Here's the press release: *  *  * We set out a year ago with the promise of not just creating the best drone, but the best overall … [Read more...]

Blackmagic Announces Several New Products, Including 4.6K URSA Models!

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) While doddleNEWS' team is at the Blackmagic Design presser, I'm holding down the fort. And lo and behold, Grant Petty from BMD has dropped the MAJOR news of 38 new products. Yep, you read that right! They include 4.6K URSA models with 15 stops of dynamic range, a … [Read more...]

Terminator: Genisys Trailer 2: Major Villain Spoiler!

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) After an official Twitter campaign, the second Terminator: Genisys trailer has dropped, and it revealed a major spoiler in the form of who the main villain is. Check out the explosive new trailer, unless you want to go in not knowing this new major spoiler! Did … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Sesame Street’s Game Of Thrones Parody

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Many Game of Thrones fans have been counting down the days for season 5 to debut this Sunday April 12, 2015, and with just a couple of days left, the anticipation levels are high. To help tide you over, here's a funny Sesame Street parody, Game of Chairs, and it's … [Read more...]

Avengers: Age Of Ultron’s The Vision Revealed!

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By Heath McKnight Earlier, we showcased the Vision, who was part of a wide poster for Avengers: Age of Ultron via EW, and at that point was the best look we'd seen of the character. Well, now Marvel Studios has released the Vision's character poster! Take a look: I like it! He's very close … [Read more...]

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