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.

Building The Beast: Creating A Fast New Computer On A Budget – Part 2


By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) While some people prefer to use turnkey computer solutions (whether it’s Apple, Windows, or Linux) doddleNEWS’s Jeremiah Hall shows us what he learned building an editing system for the first time from the ground up. Part 1 can be found here I made a list of … [Read more...]

Red Giant Releases Primatte Keyer Version 5.1

Red Giant Primatte Keyer

By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Red Giant has released Primatte Keyer 5.1, their chromakeying software. The biggest change for this release? It is available for more applications. Earlier versions worked with Adobe After Effects, Avid, and Apple's Final Cut Pro. Primatte Keyer 5.1 adds Apple's … [Read more...]

Building The Beast: Creating A Fast New Computer On A Budget – Part 1

My old system.

By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) While some people prefer to use turnkey computer solutions (whether it's Apple, Windows, or Linux) doddleNEWS's Jeremiah Hall shows us what he learned building an editing system for the first time from the ground up. It started with a funeral. My mother's dad died … [Read more...]

Transformers: Age of Extinction doddleTV Preview


By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) This week sees the premiere of Michael Bay's Transformers: Age of Extinction, which is the fourth film in the series, and a soft reboot, kicking off a new trilogy. The films have been massively successful, and have spawned everything from new toys to video games, … [Read more...]

Boris Continuum Complete 9 – A Review

Boris Continuum Complete 9

By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) As most longtime readers will know, I'm a serious fan of Boris FX. Getting a new copy of any Boris product feels a little like a birthday – new toys. I've never met a video/film pro who didn't like to play with new toys. Boris FX has released Boris Continuum … [Read more...]

Godzilla Preview And Behind-The-Scenes [Video]


By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Take a look at our doddleTV Godzilla preview, featuring interviews and behind-the-scenes footage, cut with clips from the movie. Godzilla stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Juliette Binoche, Ken Watanabe, and Bryan Cranston; it's directed by Gareth … [Read more...]

Sony Vegas Pro 13 – A Review

Sony Vegas Pro 13

By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Sony Creative Software has released Vegas Pro 13 non-linear editing software for PC. Let's see how the new version shapes up. Vegas Pro 13 comes in three flavors: Vegas Pro 13 Edit, Vegas Pro 13, and Vegas Pro 13 Suite. The differences between them have more to do … [Read more...]

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

Zacuto 1

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

Photo courtesy Arrii Group.

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

Photo courtesy Boris FX.

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

lightroom mobile

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

Avid Logo

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

sony ci logo

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?

office for ipad

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

Sony Ci 1

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...]

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