Boris Continuum Transitions Drops To $99 On MacVideo


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you're unhappy about the choices for transitions that you have in your NLE, Boris Continuum has Transitions for the Mac, which offers over 30 high-quality wipes, dissolves, and organic transitions with a simple drag and drop. And right now, MacVideo has it on … [Read more...]

RED Drops Price of DRAGON Upgrade


Move hopes to  motivate Weapon transition By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Last weekend, RED announced Weapon, an update to the DRAGON EPIC and SCARLET platforms that will further future-proof the camera lines for years to come. But while it adds some cool new features, including those we don't … [Read more...]

ARRI Announces More Mobile ALEXA Mini


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) ARRI is putting its ALEXA design on kind of "diet" so it can become a more mobile platform. Meant for use with unmanned aerial platforms and gimbal stabilizers, the ALEXA Mini is not only extremely smaller by comparison to it's big brother, it makes up for it with a … [Read more...]

ARRI Announces ProRes 3.2K for ALEXA


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Fresh off the heals of the ARRI AMIRA getting a licensed 4K upgrade next month, news has also been announced that the 4K ARRI ALEXA is going to add to its quiver by adding 3.2K resolution in ProRes. … [Read more...]

RED Teases DRAGON Upgrade With WEAPON


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The run up to NAB continues and this time, RED is grabbing headlines (as usual) with news that DRAGON platforms qualify to receive a hefty new upgrade. The upgrade has been fueling a ton of speculation over at REDUser Forums since the beginning of Febrary, until fire … [Read more...]

Open Source Drones Control App Announced By 3D Robotics

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Free app enables custom control of drone copters and planes By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The field of unmanned aerial vehicles has exploded, with great drones that do everything from follow you where you go, to allowing you to create custom flight control programming. 3D Robotics wants to … [Read more...]

Pioneering Photography Exhibit Opens in Huntington’s Heckscher Museum


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) "The best camera is the one you have with you." Those are the immortal words of one of the pioneers of modern photography, Ansel Adams. I know I've used that quote before, but it's a great one. While you may not see some of his work showcased in "Modern Alchemy," an … [Read more...]

ARRI Announces 4K Unlocked In AMIRA’s SUP 2.0 Update


Next update promises MPEG2 at 50MBps By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Last year, at IBC, ARRI declared that in a future firmware update, the ARRI AMIRA would be getting 4K recording at frame rates up to 60p. Not only that, but would be able to record in a wide variety of ultra high definition … [Read more...]

Blackmagic Announces Intensity 4K Capture Card

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Supports SD, HD and UHD streams, plus Gameplay Capture at 60p By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Blackmagic Design has announced a new 4K capture card that harnesses the speed and performance of PCIe to capture and playback ultra high definition streams, and do it for the kind of price we've come to … [Read more...]

Apertus AXIOM Creators Give An Extensive Update


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) In a fun video presentation, Apertus AXIOM creators Sebastian Pichelhofer and Max Gurresch took to YouTube to update Indiegogo backers and other AXIOM fans on not only the state of the AXIOM Beta 4K camera, but how they've been spending the money they've raised. And … [Read more...]

HitFilm Announces Update To HitFilm 3 Pro

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) HitFilm has announced an update to their HitFilm 3 Pro editing and visual effects package, that brings along with it numerous housekeeping improvements and additions, that include Star Wars/Pulp Sci-Fi-like title features, support for DaVinci Resolve, and numerous … [Read more...]

Kinefinity Releases Incredible KineMax 6K Raw Camera Footage


Price drop also announced By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The Kinefinity KineMax. The plucky little cinema camera that everyone hears about, but nobody has really seen footage of, until now. That's because the KineMax 6K finally has some footage taken in Bali that shows some amazing colors and … [Read more...]

Comic-Con Badges Go On Sale February 21st

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Well gang, it's nearly time to get your laptops out and to blitzkreig the Comic-Con International website in the hopes of getting into the queue to purchase tickets for the annual San Diego pop culture geek fest. With hundreds of thousands of attendees over its four … [Read more...]

FAA Finally Announces Commercial Drones Rules


Drones' Weight, Altitude, and Distance Requirements included By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you're under 17 years of age, then you won't be able to fly a drone for a living, according to the latest batch of rules unveiled by the Federal Aviation Administration - at least legally in the United … [Read more...]

Camera Simulator Teaches How To Use RED Cameras

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Filmmaker creates iOS app identicle to RED user interface By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you were thinking about trying to rent a RED EPIC for your next project and take advantage of all that 6K DRAGON-y goodness, you'll be in for a rude awakening with the steep learning curve that comes with … [Read more...]

DJI Joins Micro Four-Thirds Alliance


Is MFT Drone Support On the Horizon? By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Joining with two other Asian lens manufacturers, JDC Optical and the Flovel Company, DJI Innovations, the essential driving force behind the quadcopter/drone revolution, has joined the Micro Four Thirds system standard group … [Read more...]

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