Screenwriting 101: Avoiding the Cliché

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) How many times have you heard, or even said, "Originality is dead in Hollywood?" Movies have borrowed from many of the same central themes since the silent days, but the problem isn't so much that as the proliferation of dialogue and story clichés. You can have a … [Read more...]

Maze Runner speeds past Neeson’s Tombstones at box office

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) Dystopian young adult movie "The Maze Runner" won the weekend box office race in the United States and Canada, collecting $32.5 million in ticket sales to outpace the Liam Neeson action flick, "A Walk Among The Tombstones." Neeson's film earned $13.1 million from Friday … [Read more...]

DJI Announces Zenmuse 15 5DIII Axis Gimbal for S1000 Drone

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Designed for Canon 5D Mk. III operation By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) DJI is looking to bring some fine tuned 3-axis control to your Canon DSLR, with the introduction of the Zenmuse 15 5D III three-axis gimbal stabilizer for the S1000 Spreading wings aerial drones. The Zenmuse enables users to … [Read more...]

Red Giant’s Primatte Keyer 5.1 – A Review

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By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Red Giant has released their updated Primatte Keyer 5.1 Let’s take a look. It is quite possible for an editor to go through their entire career and not ever have to deal with chromakeying. It is also possible to strike a match on a marshmallow. Remember I said … [Read more...]

DisplayPort Update Blows Past HDMI for Ultra High Definition Support

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Vs. 1.3 Can handle up to 8K Bandwidth By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It blows my mind that even when 4K hasn't yet been fully adopted by the world, and who knows how long it will take to reach market saturation, that technologies are already looking over the horizon to 8K. Now part of that is … [Read more...]

YouTube To Invest Millions Of Dollars In Its Partners

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) While television is entering a new golden age of entertainment, which some go as far to say they're the new feature film (with shows like Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, and many more), online content has steadily risen over the last decade. … [Read more...]

Matt Damon Set For Shock Jason Bourne Return

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Matt Damon is set for a dramatic return to the role of Jason Bourne - at the expense of new franchise star Jeremy Renner. The Hurt Locker actor had replaced Damon for the last instalment, Bourne Legacy, and was set to reprise his role as Alex Cross in the fifth … [Read more...]

Why You Should Write A Short Film

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) Every writer wants to write a feature movie that makes its way to the silver screen and wins an Oscar. Once you actually start the process and you realize it's not that easy, you end up being satisfied with a call back and a lifting of the restraining order by that … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Mad Max: Fury Road Trailer – Homemade

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Sweding movies and their trailers is a lot of fun, and I've seen some hilarious spoofs of late, and our friends over at CineFix have produced a good one... Mad Max: Fury Road - Homemade, which is Friday's Funny Feature. The original trailer follow. Have a great … [Read more...]

Leaked Deadpool Footage Gets Fox Greenlight

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Assassin's Creed pushed back in Schedule Shakeup By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Another Marvel Superhero is coming to the big screen in 2016, and it's largely thanks to the fans. After a short Deadpool proof-of-concept test film by director Tim Miller was leaked as perhaps a trial balloon, fans … [Read more...]

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