Matrox VS4 Quad HD Capture Card Now with Support for Telestream Wirecast 6.0

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Multi-channel live streaming production and ISO recording systems ideal for live web shows, news, sporting events, concerts, church services, corporate meetings, lectures and more MONTREAL — Nov. 19, 2014 — Matrox Video today announced the immediate availability of support for Telestream … [Read more...]

Adobe Announces Lightroom 5.7 and Camera Raw 8.7

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Adobe today announces the availability of Lightroom 5.7, Adobe Camera Raw 8.7, and DNG Converter 8.7 as final releases on Adobe.com and through the update mechanism in Photoshop CC and Photoshop CS6. This release corrects issues reported in earlier versions of Lightroom 5 and Camera Raw 8. In … [Read more...]

Johnny Rockets To Revive Drive-In Theaters With Burger Joints

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Chain to open 200 theaters by 2018 By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Okay, this thrills me. As one of the last generations to enjoy the splendor of the drive-in movie date, I was rather saddened as they have all but disappeared, thanks to the dominance of the multiplex theaters that have grown like weeds … [Read more...]

Film Gear Classifieds is Craigslist for the Film Industry

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The wife and I have a deal... If there's something new in the tech or filmmaking world I want, I have sell something old to pay for it. It's served us well over the last twenty years, and it's also kept my film closet from being cluttered with gear I don't use … [Read more...]

Resellers Offering Instant Rebate On Blackmagic Production Camera 4K

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by Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Interested in Blackmagic Design's 4K Production camera? From now until Sept. 5, 2014, there is a $500 instant rebate. This effectively drops the price from $2995 down to $2495. However, there is a caveat. Like the sale on the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera over the … [Read more...]

Is San Diego On The Verge Of Losing Comic-Con?

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Deal through 2016 with Improvements to Convention Center Has Fallen Short By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Two years ago, in a feverish effort to keep it's most popular citywide event in town, San Diego made a deal with Comic-Con International to keep the annual geek confab until 2016. There was, … [Read more...]

Red Giant Releases Primatte Keyer Version 5.1

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By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Red Giant has released Primatte Keyer 5.1, their chromakeying software. The biggest change for this release? It is available for more applications. Earlier versions worked with Adobe After Effects, Avid, and Apple's Final Cut Pro. Primatte Keyer 5.1 adds Apple's … [Read more...]

Aero Mock-Ups Inc. Announces Its First Standing Airline Interior Set In New York

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Aero Mock-Ups Inc. Announces its first standing airline interior set in New York North Hollywood, CA. Aero Mock-Ups has supplied realistic and camera-ready cockpits and aircraft cabin interiors to the entertainment industry since 1988. Aero Mock-Ups’ newest airline interior set is now … [Read more...]

FilmConvert Releases Updates and Camera Profiles

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Including profiles for the Panasonic GH4 By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Looks like this is update Tuesday, for sure. FilmConvert has announced new updates for their plug-ins that provide, among other things, support for the Panasonic GH4, and updated plugins for the Avid Media Composer, Final … [Read more...]

NAB 2014: Blackmagic Announces DaVinci Resolve 11, Now Full-Featured Editor

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Major update dramatically improves online editing features, adds new photographer friendly color correction tools, on set media management and much more! By doddleNEWS NAB 2014, Las Vegas, USA - April 7, 2014 - Blackmagic Design today announced DaVinci Resolve 11, a major upgrade with over … [Read more...]

NAB 2014: DJI Announces Its First Handheld Camera Stabilizer, The DJI Ronin

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DJI, a global leader in aerial photography and cinematographers platforms, today announced the release of its first handheld camera stabilizer – the DJI Ronin. The DJI Ronin is designed to create smooth video while retaining control over camera movements for any camera and lens combination – … [Read more...]

Blackmagic Announces 4K Camera is Shipping, For $1000 Less!

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) There is nothing better than getting an email from Blackmagic that their long awaited Production Camera 4K is ready to ship... And for an incredible $1000 less than expected! WHAT?! … [Read more...]

Doritos’ 2014 Crash the Super Bowl Contest is Going to be Marvelous

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$1 Million price plus a gig with Marvel By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The 2014 Doritos Crash the Super Bowl contest is in full swing and this year has a most decidedly "marvelous" grand prize ... $1 Million cash, a trip to Super Bowl XLVIII and a gig working on the crew of Marvel's The … [Read more...]

Canon Updates C100 with Dual Pixel AF

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Sensor upgrade brings continuous autofocus comes to digital cinema platform By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Canon has announced that beginning in February of 2014, all Canon C100 digital cinema cameras will become eligible for a sensor upgrade that will bring dual pixel autofocus to the platform. … [Read more...]

Schneider Optics Filter Clears Up Problems For Time-Lapse Artist

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) San Francisco is the ultimate movie set, from Steve McQueen's car chase classic Bullet (1968) to Woody Allen's latest Blue Jasmine (2013). However, one aesthetic drawback which comes with the fantastic scenery is the blanket of fog which often engulfs the Californian … [Read more...]

Litepanels Get Up Close and Personal on Chicago Fire

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Hand held LED lights go wherever you need them. By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Although much of the action is supplemented by special effects, shooting the intense fire scenes of NBCs hit series Chicago Fire require some tricky lighting, especially when the stars of the show are hidden behind … [Read more...]

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