3DR Expands Solo Drone Again With LED Lighting Attachment


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The more 3D Robotics updates the capabilities of its Solo drone, the more I realize just how game changing it is. Not only is this plucky UAV able to perform as a de facto motion control aerial platform, but now with a new LED Lighting attachment from Fiilex, it can … [Read more...]

Sony Sells Vegas Pro To MAGIX


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I don't think anyone saw this coming. MAGIX has purchased the entire Sony Creative Software suite, which includes Vegas Pro, Movie Studio, Sound Forge Pro, and Acid Pro product lines. There's no word on whether they will bring on the developers, but I would be … [Read more...]

PolarPro Teams Up With Otterbox For Mobile Filmmaking Support


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When Jeff Overall, CEO of PolarPro appeared on the ABC reality series Shark Tank, he made a pitch for funds to expand his company's reach into the mobile platform. Already known for accessories to support GoPro, drones and other forms of mobile filmmaking, the … [Read more...]

June 1 Deadline Approaching: 2016 My RØDE Reel Short Film Competition


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Update: Just one week to go! The deadline is June 1, 2016. And Blackmagic Design has added an URSA Mini 4K to the prize pack! The annual My RØDE Reel short film competition has gone live, and submission are now open. In its third year, the largest short film … [Read more...]

Forscene: Online Video Editor Wins Pair Of Awards


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Everything seems to be moving online to the cloud and pretty soon, we'll all just have terminals that can log into the internet to collaborate on all our projects. And that's cool because we can then always have an updated editor like Forscene, which recent won a … [Read more...]

One Day Sale: 33% Off Boris Continuum Complete For Adobe & OFX


Update: Sale over By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Boris has announced a one day flash sale for Boris Continuum Complete 10 for Adobe After Effects and Adobe Premiere Pro, as well as OFX for Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve and Sony Vegas Pro. The sale will start Wednesday May 25th, 2016, and last … [Read more...]

Update: Sale Over – Training & Post-Production Tools For $97


UPDATE: The sale has wrapped up. By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) 5DayDeal has teamed up with a host of video training providers to create a terrific bundle of products they're calling the Video Creators' Bundle. The bundle includes a series of tutorials and plugins which can get budding … [Read more...]

Confirmed Specs From The Canon 5D MK. IV Released, But Is There 4K?


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) We now have a so-called "confirmed" list of specs for the long awaited Canon 5D MK. IV, and really, it only comes down to if the next-generation full-frame DSLR has one feature: 4K. Well, it looks like it does! If this ends up being true, then all will be forgiven … [Read more...]

IMAX Moving Into Virtual Reality Via Strategic Partnerships


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) In a definite sign of the times, the maker of the largest screen format in our industry has decided to start going small. Making the announcement at Google I/O, IMAX has partnered with the Alphabet company to create their own brand of Virtual Reality with a … [Read more...]

Google I/O – Google Takes the Next Step in Virtual Reality


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Apple isn't the only company that has a huge developer conference keynote everyone wants to watch. Today, at I/O, Google introduced a bevy of apps and products for not only virtual reality, but also for building a bridge between iOS and Android platforms. … [Read more...]

Samsung’s New 256GB MicroSD Cards

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) How far we've come: Not only are we at 256GB SD cards, but now we have the same size cards in microSD thanks to Samsung, proving you can go large, and small, at the same time. And these cards are great for 4K camera acquisition. We've come a long way from the 256MB SD … [Read more...]

Save 70% Off With iZotope RX, Boris 3D Lights, Martini Previz Plugin Pack


Update: Available while supplies last! By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Plugins have saved my projects more times than I can count. When you reach the limits of your stock NLE program, they come in to elevate your work to new heights. The fine folks at MacVideo Promo have made it easier to … [Read more...]

Rampant Design Expands Their Final Cut Pro X Support


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Hot on the heels of NAB 2016, Rampant Design has released a host of new effects plugins which expand Final Cut Pro X even further, including mattes, light leaks, transitions, effects and more. … [Read more...]

CameraBag Cinema: New Color Grading Software With Epic Features


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) From Blackmagic's DaVinci Resolve Studio to  FilmConvert, to Adobe Premiere's Lumetri Color Panel, and everything in between, there are nearly countless ways to color correct the footage that comes out of your camera. But when you're talking about a RED, most want to … [Read more...]

Ikan’s New & Affordable Field Monitors


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) As time goes on, it looks like budget field monitors are becoming a thing,  and if they have a touch screen, so much the better. Ikan previewed a few at NAB which not only promise 1080p resolution with a vast array of monitoring tools, but also do it for well under … [Read more...]

Video CoPilot Celebrates Star Wars Day with Free Assets


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Long long ago (like yesterday) in a Galaxy Far, Far Away ... as in over at VideoCopilot.net, the celebration of Star Wars Day is in full swing with the CGI company offering free models and assets inspired by the Lucasian Epic. Sounds like its time to make that Rogue … [Read more...]