Free Online Workshop Teaches Making Movies With Smartphones

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Thanks to improvements in the video cameras in smartphones, users can shoot in 1080p, and even 4K with the right app. Throw in a few add-on lenses and some rock solid apps, and suddenly the smartphone has become a cinematic, award-winning tool for mobile filmmaking, … [Read more...]

Independence Day 2: Jeff Goldblum Takes Selfie From Set

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Producer Dean Devlin has posted a selfie with Jeff Goldblum from the set of Independence Day 2. Filmmaker Devlin, who is director Roland Emmerich's long-standing producing partner, included this caption on his Instagram when he uploaded the picture to Instagram: … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To The Point Break Remake Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Remakes, such as Point Break, are a curious thing because the bank on the familiarity of a brand and a formula that has already worked, while also trying to bring in new elements and changing things around. By and large, they don't seem to do as well as the … [Read more...]

Want To Make Your Video Look Like Film? There’s An App For That, And It’s Free

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The only catch is, it's 720p. But you can upgrade for only about $22 from Steve Hall By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you're wanting to add some grain to your videos and make it look more cinematic, there's a free film look plugin you can get that can give you some 35mm grain. The only … [Read more...]

Ant-Man Design Team Reveal Fatal Flaw In Costume, Plus New Pics

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Marvel's other blockbuster this year, Ant-Man, is about to land and the studio is hoping the diminutive character will punch above its weight. Ahead of its July 17 release, new pictures have been arrvied via Empire showing Paul Rudd as hero Scott Lang in the … [Read more...]

Mad Max Director’s Failed Justice League Film Gets Documentary

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George Miller's Justice League was very close to happening, while The Dark Knight was in post-production By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Most people in our culture like movies but there's a special niche group of people who love film and filmmaking. They love knowing the ins and out of the art … [Read more...]

AJA Drops Price Of CION To Under $5,000

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It's a temporary move, so act fast By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) AJA's CION grabbed a ton of attention at NAB 2014 with the hopes of a 4K Camera for under $10,000, but just a year later, that seems a bit pricey, doesn't it? It seems many filmmakers and videographers aren't impressed enough to … [Read more...]

Go Behind The Scenes Of Jurassic World With Steven Spielberg & Colin Trevorrow

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Updated: We've added the cool international poster (to the right), and a new TV spot (near the bottom) By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I have to say that the Jurassic World spots have been swaying my opinion on this film. The concept of the Indominus Rex (a completely hybrid dinosaur) was … [Read more...]

It’s Dead: The New Adaptation of Stephen King’s It Loses Director

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It was fun while it lasted (pun intended). Director Cary Fukunaga has officially dropped out of the film adaptation for Stephen King's It and may have derailed the entire production that was supposed to go before cameras this summer in New York. TheWrap is … [Read more...]

Writer: The Legend Of Conan Will Be ‘Direct Extension’ Of Original

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Arnold Schwarzenegger valiant bid to regain box office supremacy is set to continue with The Legend of Conan. Written by Fast and Furious scribe Chris Morgan, the sequel will be a “direct extension” of John Milius brutal Conan The Barbarian (1982), which the … [Read more...]

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