With Two Words, RED Turns Weapon On Its Head

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Jarred Land Promises Vista Vision with Super 35mm Sensor By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Vista. Vision. With those two words, RED's Fire Chief Jarred Land has given a huge hint as to what's going to be added when users "weaponize" their Dragon rigs come NAB. Land has taken to posting still photos … [Read more...]

Idris Elba As Star Trek 3 Villain? Simon Pegg On Writing The Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Hold on to your photon torpedoes, it looks like the next Star Trek movie may be getting one hell of an antagonist! It is being reported that Paramount is looking at Idris Elba to play a villain in the Justin Lin-directed Star Trek 3. While no one knows who the … [Read more...]

SmallHD Announces 5-Inch HD Monitors

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Just in time for NAB, SmallHD is rolling out a new series of 5-inch HD monitors, designed to be ultra cost-effective, but offer superior sharpness in a form fitting package.  By the looks of it, SmallHD is providing an affordable option for the DSLR crowd. But in an … [Read more...]

Broken Lizard Turn To Crowdfunding For Super Troopers 2; Raise $2 Million In One Day

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) If there's one thing Broken Lizard has been asked repeatedly over the years it is, "Was that really maple syrup you chugged?" It's either that question, or "When are you going to make Super Troopers 2?" Now we know the answer to the latter question: Super … [Read more...]

Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson Fired By BBC

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I am not a car guy, gearhead or, as it's known across the pond, a petrolhead. Even so, I am a huge fan of the original BBC show Top Gear hosted by James May, Richard Hammond, and Jeremy Clarkson. I have watched every episode of the series from its inception in this … [Read more...]

Here’s Jesse Eisenberg As Lex Luthor In Batman V Superman! Yes, He’s Bald!

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There's a definite feeling of unease when it comes to DC's Justice League characters for the upcoming films; some decisions seem pretty inexplicable, and have the fan community up in arms. One of those was hiring Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, when everyone … [Read more...]

Senator To Introduce Legislation to Govern Commercial Use of Drones

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New Law would provide temporary framework until FAA Guidelines are formerly implemented By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Even though the Federal Aviation Administration has already released rules to regulate commercial drone use, including that of drone delivery proposed by Amazon with Prime Air … [Read more...]

Maggie Trailer: Arnold Schwarzenegger In An Unexpected Zombie Film

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) When I first heard Arnold Schwarzenegger was going to be in Maggie, a zombie film, I first thought it would be a wham-bam-kablam action film. Once I dug deeper, I realized this was going to be something different... An Arnold film that shows him stepping out of his … [Read more...]

Avid Media Composer 101, Part 5: The Project Window

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at Avid Media Composer, we talked about creating bins, but we didn’t discuss where the newly created bins live, and that is the Project Window. The Project Window serves a few purposes in Media Composer... First, it’s the main … [Read more...]

Filmmaking 101: Putting Together a Good Lighting Kit on the Cheap

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) In addition to sound, a good lighting package can make all the difference when getting a professional look as your just starting out. But all in one, professional grade lighting packages aren't cheap, especially the LED ones. Sure, you can go online and buy a basic … [Read more...]

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