Blackmagic Adds Lighter ProRes Format Capability in Update

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Blackmagic is really busy this week. Yesterday it was the insane temporary price drop for the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera, and now, they have tweaked their recent firmware update to provide for lighter ProRes encoding that will make file sizes smaller and longer … [Read more...]

Pre-Ordering Begins for Atomos Shogun 4K Recorder

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Offers free gift for pre-orders By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) What a difference a year can make. A year ago, Atomos executives weren't sure the world was ready for 4K, and now they've has starting taking preorders for its Shogun Ultra High Definition external video recorder. The 4K recorder … [Read more...]

Classic Universal Monsters Being Rebooted in a Shared Universe

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Dracula, Frankenstein, The Wolfman, Creature Of The Black Lagoon, The Invisible Man, The Mummy, these are the greatest monster movies of yesteryear, and under the Universal banner. Like I said in my Geek's Reaction to the Dracula Untold trailer, there have been … [Read more...]

Who Is Jon Snow’s Mother? Plus Four More Game of Thrones Fan Theories

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Be warned, massive possible spoilers for Game of Thrones await you in this article! There's a video floating around YouTube that's gotten many many views about the question regarding who Jon Snow's mother is. It was a question that was raised in season one of … [Read more...]

Dramatic Price Drop For The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera!

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Sale price goes through end of August By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Our friends at Blackmagic Design have gone loco! They've just put their popular Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera on sale for HALF OFF.  You heard me, from now, until the end of August, you can get a Pocket Cinema Camera for … [Read more...]

Canon Filmmaker Awards Deadline Announced

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Quarterly Applications could yield film equipment rentals By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Canon has added another layer to its Cinematic initiative with their annual Canon Filmmaker Award Program. Under the program, various film fellows affiliated with Film Independent, the Los Angeles Film … [Read more...]

Trailer: Benicio del Toro As Pablo Escobar In ‘Paradise Lost’

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Forget Freddy or Jason, there is nothing more scary than real life monsters such as drug kingpin Pablo Escobar. The infamous Colombian is now the subject of a new film, Paradise Lost, starring Benicio del Toro as Escobar and Josh Hutcherson as a young American who is … [Read more...]

Trailer: Horns Starring, Daniel Radcliffe

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Daniel Radcliffe has taken yet another bold step to shake off his child star image. In Horns, the Harry Potter actor plays a young man wrongly accused of the rape and murder of his girlfriend. Check out the trailer: As you can see, the movie has a supernatural … [Read more...]

First Look at The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Plus Official Plot Details!

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The San Diego Comic-Con is just around the corner and, as such, EW is putting out their Comic-Con preview issue, with our first look at Ultron from The Avengers: Age of Ultron. More than that, we finally get more of the plot spelled out to us and what Ultron's … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction to Big Hero 6 Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Very recently, we got a bunch of character posters for Big Hero 6, as well as an announcement for the full voice cast. Disney continues to trot out more Big Hero 6 goodies, and the new trailer for the film has been released, giving us a better look at San … [Read more...]

Pierce Brosnan and Spike TV Developing Crusades Television Series

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Spike TV and Pierce Brosnan’s Irish DreamTime, along with Mark Sennet Entertainment, are coming together to develop an event series called The Crusaders, fittingly, based on the crusades. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the series takes place after the … [Read more...]

Avengers 2 Footage Teases Hulk Vs. Iron Man Battle

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Ever since ABC's Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe television special teased some production art of Tony Stark's Hulkbuster suit in a one-on-one fight with Bruce Banner's the Hulk, we've been waiting to hear if this will indeed be part of The Avengers: Age of … [Read more...]

Paramount Lining Up Oscars Push For Scorsese’s Silence

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) After 20 years of development limbo, Martin Scorsese's Silence is officially happening. Deadline has reported that Paramount, who has produced the Casino director's last three pictures, will release the film in November 2015, which is prime hunting ground for Oscar … [Read more...]

Feature Film Based On Archer & Armstrong Comic Book In The Works

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There are reports, from a “very reliable source,” that Valiant Entertainment not only ordered a screenplay for a possible movie based on their popular Archer & Armstrong comic book series, but that it's already been completed. Ain't It Cool News is … [Read more...]

MIT Developes Smart Aerial Lighting Drones

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) We've already seen filmmakers attach LED lights to quadcopters in order to get that perfect light from on high, but MIT is working on a smart drone set up that would allow drones to instantly adjust lighting on a dynamic subject so that the operator can focus on … [Read more...]

Filmmakers Shoot Picturesque Short Film With Nikon D810 Camera

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Nikon wanted to showcase the video capability of their new D810 DSLR, and so they went north into eastern Canada to chronicle fishermen living their life on the Sea. The result is a visually stunning and picturesque presentation that would make event the head of IMAX … [Read more...]

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