A Geek’s Reaction To The Batman V Superman Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer is set to premiere this Monday in IMAX, but, unfortunately for Warner Bros., a Portuguese version of the trailer from Brazil leaked out onto the internet, and it was awful, as it was recorded with a video camera. I … [Read more...]

Updated: Seth Rogen Confirms Dominic Cooper Cast As Preacher

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Updated: Seth Rogen has taken to Twitter to confirm that Howard Stark himself, Dominic Cooper will be playing the Preacher, Jesse Custer. We have Jesse Custer! @dominiccoop is gonna save our souls. #Preacher — Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) April 17, 2015 We'll … [Read more...]

NAB 2015: Maxon and Cinema 4D

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe One thing that Maxon really excels at with every NAB is not only educating, but "WOWing" the audience as well. Their demonstrations go from when the NAB doors open on day one, and literally go right until 2 pm on the last day. Trust me, I know, as I was talking to my … [Read more...]

NAB 2015: Sony Creative Software Unveils Catalyst Production Suite

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By Jeremiah Hall (dodlleNEWS) Sony Creative Software has unveiled the Catalyst Production Suite at NAB 2015, which consists of Catalyst Prepare and Catalyst Edit. Catalyst Prepare is software for organizing, simple editing, and exporting footage. With Catalyst Prepare, videographers and … [Read more...]

Watch The First Day Of The Star Wars Celebration Here

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Updated: Lucasfilm has archived Day One of Star Wars Celebration, with the kick off from JJ Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy, and the cast at Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim. You can watch the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer here. It was very much like an Apple … [Read more...]

NAB 2015: A Look At Zoom’s 8-Track Field Recorder

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Zoom is a company that primarily services the music industry but was co-opted by the film industry right at the beginning of the DSLR revolution. The Zoom H4n became a work-around the fact that DSLRs did not come with XRL inputs (balanced or otherwise), or the … [Read more...]

The Second Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer!

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) "One more thing," said Kathleen Kennedy, during the livestream kickoff of Star Wars Celebration, and JJ Abrams introduced the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser! Watch it below: Goosebumps again! More footage, dialogue, etc. We'll have a full reaction later, … [Read more...]

NAB 2015: Tiffen Releases New DFX Digital Filter Suite

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The Tiffen Company introduced a new fourth version of their Tiffen DFX digital filter suite this week at NAB 2015. The suite has won multiple awards, and this brand new version introduces brand new filters, processes, and tools, while also introducing improvements … [Read more...]

NAB 2015: Freefly Systems Introduces Mimic Controller for MōVI

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Over at the Freefly Systems booth this week, I got a sneak peak of their new Mimic controller for MōVI, as well as the six-bladed Alta UAV drone, a 12 bladed UAV prototype, and the MōVI XL, which can take 55 pounds of camera just about anywhere. … [Read more...]

NAB 2015: Blackmagic Announces DaVinci Resolve 12, Fusion 8 For Mac

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) The one booth that's always slammed every year is the Blackmagic Design booth. This year, along with releasing new cameras, Blackmagic is also showing off a new version of DaVinci Resolve as well as the Mac version of Fusion. As soon as I saw Resolve, I … [Read more...]

NAB 2015: ARRI Co-Developing IMAX Camera, To Be Used On Captain America: Civil War

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) ARRI has announced a collaboration with IMAX to develop an ALEXA IMAX camera based on their 65mm camera platform. The ALEXA 65 offers 6K resolutions, and Marvel is looking to use the system for select action sequences of Captain America: Civil War. … [Read more...]

Update: Patty Jenkins Steps In After Director Michelle MacLaren Leaves Wonder Woman

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Update: Per THR, director Patty Jenkins, once attached to Marvel's Thor: The Dark World (2013), has stepped in to helm Wonder Woman. We'll have more soon. The original story is below. By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Director Michelle MacLaren has officially left Wonder Woman, following creative … [Read more...]

NAB 2015: ABC & Disney To Revolutionize TV, Goes Completely Cloud-Based

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It was only a matter of time before television started moving from a hardware/SDI based infrastructure to a software based IP and cloud one. This year at NAB Show 2015, Disney / ABC Television Group revealed a collaboration with Imagine Communications to move its … [Read more...]

NAB 2015 Round-Up, Day Two

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With the putting of over 10 miles on my feet today (not kidding, the showroom floor at NAB is VAST), I was able to get an up close and personal look at some interesting new technology for filmmakers. From the GoPro HEROCast, to the latest 500 series external monitor … [Read more...]

The Foundry Releases Non-Commercial Versions of NUKE

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By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) UK effects wizards The Foundry have released free non-commercial versions of NUKE, their line of compositing and effects software. However, the point to emphasize is “non-commercial.” Nuke is high-end compositing software. It comes in three flavors: NUKE, … [Read more...]

LEGO Movie Directors Scripting The Flash Movie

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The big screen version of popular DC Comic's hero The Flash is moving ahead at light speed over at Warner Bros. Deadline has reported that The LEGO Movie directing duo Phil Lord and Chris Miller (21 Jump Street) have been tasked with developing the … [Read more...]

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