Blackmagic Shakes Up NAB, Again

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By James DeRuvo You knew it was comin'. While I was hoping for a 4K Pocket Cinema Camera, what we got was WAY better. Blackmagic CEO Grant Petty took to the stage at the Blackmagic Booth yesterday morning to announced 38 brand new products, including a handful of new cameras that are going to … [Read more...]

NAB 2015: ARRI Announces SkyPanel LED Lighting Line


Plus, New Anamorphic Zoom Lens Joins the Family By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Today, at NAB, ARRI announced... no, not a new camera... The company announced a new line of LED Lite Panels dubbed the SkyPanel. And it's bright, colorful, and extremely versatile. … [Read more...]

Rhino Announces Slider EVO and Motion on Kickstarter


Promises Slider Motion made simple By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Last time we heard from Rhino Gear, they had an awesome tutorial on how to make your own DIY slider. And it worked, too (I'll be posting my build later this Spring). But knowing that there aren't a lot of avid DIYers out there, … [Read more...]

Dailymotion Launches Its First Scripted Original Series, Portal


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Dailymotion, a popular video-sharing website, has launched its first scripted original series, science fiction thriller Portal. Produced and directed by Mark Ashmore, the show evolves around virtual legal highs, where people get kicks from escaping reality – a … [Read more...]

NAB 2015: The Future Of Drone Laws For Commercial Use In The U.S.

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) In the past few years, two huge game changers have appeared on the scene: DSLR video cameras, and the use of drones for video capture. Any revolutionary technology comes a wide array of questions, and none more so than the commercial use of drones. Some … [Read more...]

NAB 2015: 3DR’s Solo Drone

3DR Solo Smart Drone

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) While the live 4K streaming capability of the DJI Phantom 3 is a game changer, 3D Robotics (3DR) Solo: The Smart Drone is quickly closing the gap.  Comparing the two visually, it's easy to see the Solo as a platform, an intelligent unmanned aerial vehicle that will … [Read more...]

The New Ant-Man Trailer


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The world's smallest superhero, Ant-Man, just got a really big trailer, courtesy of the geniuses at Marvel Studios. Take a look: Ant-Man stars Paul Rudd as Scott Lang who is hand-picked by Michael Douglas, aka Hank Pym to become the miniature hero. And the trailer … [Read more...]

New Avengers: Age Of Ultron Clips: Hulkbuster vs. Hulk, And More!

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) There's a lot of craziness (in a good way) with NAB 2015, but there is still a lot of important movie news today, too, including new trailers (Terminator: Genisys, Ant-Man) and now some new clips from Avengers: Age of Ultron! Have you been wanting to see a little … [Read more...]

NAB 2015: Apple Releases Final Cut Pro X 10.2, Motion 5.2, and Compressor 4.2

Final Cut Pro X 10.2

By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) It's been 4 years since Apple announced Final Cut Pro X at NAB 2011, and since then, they've provided some excellent updates that have really allowed the NLE to become a very important editing tool. In addition, Final Cut Pro X was used with a powerful Mac Pro to … [Read more...]

Matrox Unveils Monarch HDX Broadcast H.264 Encoder at 2015 NAB Show

Matrox Monarch HDX Broadcast H.264 Encoder

Matrox Unveils Monarch HDX Broadcast H.264 Encoder at 2015 NAB Show Dual-channel H.264 encoding device provides the quality, versatility and robustness needed in broadcast video streaming and recording applications — named IABM Game Changer Awards Finalist 2015 in the Playout and Delivery … [Read more...]

NAB 2015: RED’s 8K WEAPON Camera With Full-Frame 35mm Sensor!


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) We've been getting hints the past few weeks from RED about WEAPON, and now we have the official word via a late-night post from Jarred Land, an 8K monster of a camera with a full-frame 35mm sensor (40.96mm x 21.6mm), Vista Vision, and it will ship by the end of … [Read more...]

NAB 2015: 3DR Announces Their Smart Drone, Solo

3DR Solo Smart Drone

By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) The updates are coming fast and furious, and we'll have more coverage on 3DR's announcement today of Solo: The Smart Drone. Here's the press release: *  *  * We set out a year ago with the promise of not just creating the best drone, but the best overall … [Read more...]

Blackmagic Announces Several New Products, Including 4.6K URSA Models!

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) While doddleNEWS' team is at the Blackmagic Design presser, I'm holding down the fort. And lo and behold, Grant Petty from BMD has dropped the MAJOR news of 38 new products. Yep, you read that right! They include 4.6K URSA models with 15 stops of dynamic range, a … [Read more...]

Terminator: Genisys Trailer 2: Major Villain Spoiler!

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) After an official Twitter campaign, the second Terminator: Genisys trailer has dropped, and it revealed a major spoiler in the form of who the main villain is. Check out the explosive new trailer, unless you want to go in not knowing this new major spoiler! Did … [Read more...]

NAB 2015: Blackmagic To Announce URSA Mini, Drone Camera?

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Remember the other day when I predicted that this year's NAB was going to be about drones, cameras, and software? Turns out that Blackmagic could have the trifecta! They already announced an update to their Camera Utility that boosts the Blackmagic URSA. Now, Twitter … [Read more...]

NAB 2015: AVID Announces Free Version Of Media Composer


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Wow, AVID is looking to make a huge splash at this year's NAB, not with a new killer utility or some additional feature for AVID Everywhere, but by making AVID Media Composer Free. Yes, that's right: Free. It's not a complete version, but there's likely enough there … [Read more...]

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