Gravity Author Undeterred By Court Ruling On Lawsuit, Warning It Affects Every Writer


Alleges Warner Brothers Violated Contract Provisions of Credit By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When the movie Gravity came out, my thought after seeing it was, hey, bad space opera is still space opera. In other words, when even Scientist Neil DeGrasse Tyson can see the plot holes in a story, you … [Read more...]

First Look: Bruce Campbell In Ash Vs. Evil Dead

Ash Vs. Evil Dead

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Bruce Campbell. Is one of the coolest guys in Hollywood. Everyone knows it. He brings along a comedic swagger to every project he's in (my personal favorite being Burn Notice on USA). And now Bruce is back with the first look at his new series Ash vs. Evil Dead on … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: MochaImport+ For After Effects


By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) Want more control over your Mocha Pro or Mocha AE Tracking in After Effects? No problem with MochaImport+! I do a lot of motion tracking in my daily work, and I choose to use the best tool for that job and I’m talking, of course, about Mocha. Now, whether … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To The Creed Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) When Sylvester Stallone's Rocky came out in 1976, who would have thought they would still be making new films in the series almost 40 years later? Take into account that most boxer's careers are done by the time they hit 30 and you're stretching the credibility of … [Read more...]

Where Can You Fly Drones Legally In Los Angeles?

Los Angeles Drones Guide

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With the legal landscape for flying drones becoming more clear with proposed FAA rules, you'd think it'd be easier to know where you can and can't fly and film from the skies? Well sometimes that isn't the case, especially in Los Angeles. But CameraLends, a community … [Read more...]

RED Offers Summer Courses For EPIC Training


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) RED wants budding shooters to fit comfortably into the platform and are offering a series of seminars to teach users not only how to operate an Epic or Scarlet camera, but also how to handle the post production workflow of its massive 6K and 8K streams. Dubbed … [Read more...]

Comic-Con 2015: Movie Panel Schedules Finalized


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Even though Marvel and a host of other studios are skipping Comic-Con this year, Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Hall H leading the charge at the annual geek fest in San Diego. Here's what's coming for four exhausting and exciting days in July ... … [Read more...]

Kevin Feige Reveals Black Panther’s Role In Captain America: Civil War

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Even though Marvel will be absent from San Diego Comic-Con this year, that doesn't mean we won't be hearing news about their upcoming films. Granted, it won't be the big news that we're used to hearing around this time of year, but after the announcement of the … [Read more...]

Star Trek Beyond: Justin Lin Confirms Trek 3 Title

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Justin Lin set his social media phaser to 'stun' confirming the title for the third rebooted Trek movie, Star Trek Beyond. The Fast & Furious director tweeted: Let the next Starfleet voyage begin! #StarTrekBeyond #LLAP — Justin … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction: New Ghostbusters Proton Packs & Costumes

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The Paul Feig Ghostbusters reboot is an interesting thing and a hot button topic amongst the fans. I don't think any reboot will be able to capture the magic and perfection of the first film, so differentiating it seems to be the key to making this a successful … [Read more...]

Drones 101: Tips For New Flyers


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When you're just starting out with your drone, it can sometimes be an exercise in futility. We've talked about tips and advice on how to use them before, and this is yet another in an ongoing series of how to get the most out of your drone to get that great aerial … [Read more...]

Virtual Reality: GoPro & Google Want You To Test Their Jump VR 360 Camera Rig


Joint Project with Google Looking for Filmmakers to Loan to By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Are you looking to get into Virtual Reality? Want to be on the bleeding edge of shooting 360° films? Well, GoPro and Google are looking for "select creatives" to test out their Google Jump VR, their 16 … [Read more...]

Trailer: Sundance Documentary The Wolfpack

The Wolfpack

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) One of the most compelling and unusual films of 2015 is undoubtedly documentary The Wolfpack. Directed by Crystal Moselle, The Wolfpack centers on the Angulo brothers who immersed themselves in the world of cinema, after being locked away from the world by their … [Read more...]

Kevin Feige: Spider-Man Film Inspired By John Hughes; Hints At Villain

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Spider-Man is being rebooted for the big screen for the second time in less than half a decade, and up to its third version since 2007, as newcomer Tom Holland assumes the role of Spidey. The difference this time is that he's being added to the roster of the … [Read more...]

Updated: IndieVice On Kickstarter, Turns Your Smartphone Into A Cinematic Camera Platform

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) UPDATE: IndieVice is now live on Kickstarter. We cover a lot of mobile filmmaking here because, well let's face it, the iPhone is an extremely powerful tool. It's the Swiss Army Knife of the tech world. And some, like Disney CCO John Lasseter, believe it could end … [Read more...]

Top Gun 2 Producer Talks Maverick, The Script, & Drones

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Top Gun 2, the sequel to 1980's box office and cultural juggernaut, has been stalled on the development runway for several years now. However, Terminator Genisys producer David Ellison, owner of Skydance Productions, has revealed that the script is being written and … [Read more...]

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