3DR Expands Solo Drone Again With LED Lighting Attachment

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The more 3D Robotics updates the capabilities of its Solo drone, the more I realize just how game changing it is. Not only is this plucky UAV able to perform as a de facto motion control aerial platform, but now with a new LED Lighting attachment from Fiilex, it can … [Read more...]

Sony Sells Vegas Pro To MAGIX

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I don't think anyone saw this coming. MAGIX has purchased the entire Sony Creative Software suite, which includes Vegas Pro, Movie Studio, Sound Forge Pro, and Acid Pro product lines. There's no word on whether they will bring on the developers, but I would be … [Read more...]

Detecting 3 Brilliant Crime/Drama Streaming Series From The UK

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What does a) The Sixth Sense, b) The X-Files and c) Downton Abbey all have to do with the triad of cable crime/drama series described below? By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) Not to keep any viewers in unnecessary suspense, the answers to the above are: a) the hero "sees dead people" in River; … [Read more...]

New Warcraft Featurette, Plus Reviews Start Pouring In

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Legendary and Universal are primed to release Warcraft to the world in just a few weeks. They've taken the extremely popular massive multiplayer online role-playing game, and crafted a feature-film around the origins of the conflict between humans and orcs. In … [Read more...]

Netflix Expands Exclusive Disney Deal

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Huge news coming out of Netflix, as the streaming service is set to launch the next phase in their exclusive deal with Disney. Back in 2012, the streaming service grabbed headlines with a multi-step deal that began with TV shows. Now, starting in September, Netflix … [Read more...]

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 … [Read 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 … [Read 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 … [Read 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 … [Read 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 … [Read more...]