About Jeremiah Hall

I am a videographer living in the Cincinnati, OH area. I have over fifteen years experience, with my name on a couple of Emmys and a Murrow or two. When I'm not in front of After Effects or teaching editing techniques, I like to play with camera equipment and as much tech as I can find the time for.

Sony Vegas Pro 13 Now Available


By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Sony Creative Software announced the newest upgrade to their Windows-based editing system, Vegas Pro 13 at NAB 2014, and it is now available in three versions. Vegas Pro 13 includes several new improvements including new video plug-ins from FXHOME, new EBU … [Read more...]

NAB 2014: Zacuto Introduces New Tripods, Accessories

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By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Zacuto has announced three new tripods, and a few new shooting accessories, in time for NAB 2014. The Z8 is a two-stage aluminum tripod with a fluid head, center spreader, and rubber feet. It can hold up to 14 lbs. The Z12 is a two-stage carbon fiber tripod. It … [Read more...]

NAB 2014: ARRI Begins Shipping AMIRA

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By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) The ARRI Group says they have started shipping their new documentary-style camera, the AMIRA. The AMIRA uses the same Super 35 sensor as the ALEXA and features 14 stops of dynamic range. The camera is ergonomically designed for a single camera operator to use … [Read more...]

NAB 2014: Boris FX Releases Continuum Complete 9

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By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Boris FX has released a new version of Boris FX Continuum Complete for Adobe and Avid users. BCC 9, will roll out versions for other editing and effects platforms May through June, depending on the host application. One major feature of BCC9 is the new FX … [Read more...]

NAB 2014: Adobe Unveils Lightroom Mobile for iPad

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By Jeremiah Hall (doddlenews) Adobe says Lightroom mobile is available for the iPad. Lightroom Mobile is a companion app for Adobe Lightroom 5. Lightroom mobile is available for those subscribing to Adobe Creative Cloud. The new app allows photographers to sync photos from an existing … [Read more...]

NAB 2014: Avid Announces Subscription Plan, Enterprise Licensing, Media Composer, Cloud

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by Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Avid has announced a new subscription plan for Media Composer. Beginning in the second quarter of 2014, editors can now choose to purchase a subscription for Avid Media Composer either annually or month-to-month, or stay with the classic business model of purchasing … [Read more...]

Sony Media Cloud Services to Show Off Ci at NAB

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By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Sony Media Cloud Services will be presenting Ci at 2014's NAB. SMCS plans on showing off Ci's integration with the Sony CBK-WA100, a wireless camera adapter. They also plan to demonstrate how to export RoughCut sequences into Sony Vegas Pro, as well as show off the … [Read more...]

Office for iPad – Is It For Filmmakers?

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By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Microsoft released the long-awaited apps that make up Office for iPad late last week. How do they stack up for the filmmaker with an iPad? Read on to find out. There are several apps that I patiently waited for since the day I got my first-gen iPad in 2010. One … [Read more...]

A Look at Ci from Sony Media Cloud Services

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by Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) A little over a month ago, I got the opportunity to sit down and take a conference call with the people at Sony Media Cloud Services. They showed me their product, gave me a detailed demo of it, and spent the better part of an hour talking to me. I said I was going … [Read more...]

Twixtor 6 Now Available for Sony, Avid Platforms

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by Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Re:Vision Effects has released Twixtor V.6 for Sony Vegas Pro, Sony Movie Studio, Avid Media Composer, Avid Symphony and Avid NewsCutter. Twixtor Version 6 was previsouly available only for Apple and Adobe platforms. What is Twixtor? It's a plug-in used on a … [Read more...]

Final Draft 9 Review

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By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Final Draft 9, the latest version of the legendary screenwriting software, was released last month; is it worth the purchase or upgrade price? Read on to find out. I thought about it the other day, and of all the software I use – discounting operating systems - … [Read more...]

Final Draft 9 Goes On Sale

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by Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Ask a screenwriter what they use to write with, and chances are they will say Final Draft. Final Draft is the defacto standard when it comes to Hollywood-style screenplays, garnering testimonials from writers such as Aaron Sorkin, J.J. Abrams, and Ben Stiller. So … [Read more...]

Reflections – Using Reflectors to Light On a Shoestring

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by Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Need to quickly light a subject but don't have lights? Let me show you an easy technique using a simple household object. Shooting video is about capturing light. Movies crews use lots of light and equipment to control light, orchestrating what the final shot will … [Read more...]

Windows 8.1 – Can You Update Your NLE PC?

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By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Microsoft has released their new version of Windows, Windows 8.1. Is it safe for your NLE system to upgrade? Let's find out. Upgrading an operating system can be both thrilling and scary. Thrilling, because of the new features. Scary, because you wonder what … [Read more...]

Finding A Rental House Near You With the DoddlePRO App

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By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Find out how to use the doddlePRO app to locate a rental house near you, especially when you travel across the country. If you're a large producer, it happens all the time. If you're a producer of small- to mid-level projects, it may not have happened yet. . . … [Read more...]

Comic Colorists Talk Tool of the Trade – Adobe

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by Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Times have changed in the print world as well as film and video thanks to digital technology, especially comic books. We talk to two comic colorists about what they use – and what they use may surprise you. The other weekend I attended the Cincinnati Comic Expo, … [Read more...]

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