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.

Resellers Offering Instant Rebate On Blackmagic Production Camera 4K

blackmagic-production camera 4k lens

by Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Interested in Blackmagic Design's 4K Production camera? From now until Sept. 5, 2014, there is a $500 instant rebate. This effectively drops the price from $2995 down to $2495. However, there is a caveat. Like the sale on the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera over the … [Read more...]

Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 11 – A Review: Part 1

resolve 11

By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Let's take a look at Blackmagic Design's new version of DaVinci Resolve. The color-grading software is now a non-linear editor. When I would hear about Blackmagic Design a few years ago, my first thought was really good signal converters and capture technology … [Read more...]

Imagineer Systems’ mocha: Part 2 – Which Version is for You?

mocha 4 Pro 1

By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) This is the second part of a two-part series about Imagineer Systems' mocha planar tracking software. Check out part one here. There are several different versions of mocha. If you have Adobe After Effects CC, you can download mocha AE from Adobe Creative Cloud. … [Read more...]

Imagineer Systems’ mocha: Part 1 – What is Tracking and Why Use It?

mocha Plus 4. Photo courtesy Imagineer Systerms.

By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Imagineer Systems has just released mocha Plus 4 and mocha Pro 4. Let's take a look at them and see what's new and what planar tracking is all about. I was talking the other day to an editor friend of mine. He's just gotten the full Adobe Creative Cloud, and was … [Read more...]

doddle TV Preview – Sin City: A Dame To Kill For

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For banner poster

By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) doddle TV takes a look at Sin City: A Dame To Kill For, as co-directors Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez helm the sequel to the 2005 hit, both of which were adaptations of Frank Miller's groundbreaking comic book series. Here's the official plot: Co-directors … [Read more...]

Boris FX Releases Update To Continuum Complete 9

Boris Continuum Complete 9

By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Boris FX has released a new update to Boris Continuum Complete 9 for Adobe, Avid, and Sony Vegas Pro. Boris Continuum Complete 9.0.2 adds new default settings for BCC Film Glow, over a 100 presets for the plugins, and added 3D object support. The biggest feature … [Read more...]

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

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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

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...]

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