MacVideo Promo’s Great Deal On Avid Media Composer & Boris RED

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you've been considering upgrading to Avid's subscription of Media Composer, our friends at MacVideo Promo is ringing in the New Year with a killer deal that not only includes the video editor, but also a subscription to Boris RED for some visual effects punch. … [Read more...]

Tangerine Director Shoots Another Film On iPhone

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) After shooting an award winning feature for Sundance last year, the director of Tangerine is back with another film shot on the iPhone. Is Apple's smartphone really becoming the go-to indie platform like John Lasseter predicts? … [Read more...]

Genius Audio Plugin Removes Echo & Reverb

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Sound has always been a huge issue when filming on location. Even if you have experts using great equipment, invariably you may still end up shooting something in a location with a lot of echo or reverb. (Update: There's a new video at the end of the article, which … [Read more...]

Rumor: Canon EOS 80D Popping Up This Summer

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Canon may be announcing a new D series camera this summer, and no, it isn't going to be the 5D Mk. IV. It looks to be the 80D, and it's believed to have a new auto focus system driving it. But really, if it isn't shooting 4K video, will anyone care? … [Read more...]

Apple Updates Final Cut Pro X, Motion, Compressor & Pro Video Formats

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Sometimes when Apple updates, they update in one large batch, as is the case with their suite of professional video editing software. Not only did they bring new fixes, upgrades, and features to Final Cut Pro X, but also to Motion 5, Compressor 4, and Pro Video … [Read more...]

How Cable Cutters Will Be Streaming the Super Bowl

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Short of heading down to the local sports bar and slugging down beer and greasy nachos to watch the game, is there any way for a cord cutter to stream the Super Bowl 50 live in the comfort of your own home? Well, we've got your back. Here's how: … [Read more...]

Panasonic Develops New Sensor With 100x Dynamic Range

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Panasonic has developed what they call a "wide dynamic range" sensor that provides over 100 times the dynamic range of today's modern CMOS sensor. How will that affect the way we shoot and see movies? Well, the answer is literally quite colorful. … [Read more...]

RED Weapon Footage Shows Great Dynamic Range

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) RED users are starting to show off some fantastic 8K footage from their Weaponized Epic MG cameras, along with a look at how classic full frame Vista Vision really looks. And I gotta say, it's beautiful.But if you think it's just the next step in ultra high def, … [Read more...]

GoPro Reveals New Karma Drone Footage

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) GoPro's Karma Drone is getting closer to reality and CEO Nick Woodman has given us another peak of how their cutting edge drone performs with some cool new footage, and a hint on just how advanced it really is. Meanwhile, a rocky GoPro sales report has been … [Read more...]

Sony α6300: $1000 4K Mirrorless Camera

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Today in New York City, Sony dropped a bomb on us by announcing a new 4K camera to their mirrorless line up. The α6300 is the next generation in the 6000 series and it promises to deliver with 24 mp APS-C Sensor and internal 4K recording. … [Read more...]

Toronto Smartphone Film Festival Accepting Submissions

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The Toronto Smartphone Film Festival is one of the fastest-growing independent film festivals in Toronto. It celebrates innovation and creativity within the filmmaking community, by the use of smartphones as a medium. Launched in 2012, the festival is entering its … [Read more...]

Atomos Slashes Prices On 4K Monitor-Recorders, Other Products

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Atomos has announced that their line of 4K Monitor-recorders will see pretty steep price reductions, including one which will drop below $1,000 for the very first time. … [Read more...]

The New, 4K Canon EOS-1D X MK II

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) All good things must either come to an end — or get upgraded. In the case of Canon's flagship DSLR, the EOS-1D X, it has definitely gone with the latter. Today the company officially unveiled the successor to that camera with the EOS-1D X MK II, and it packs a … [Read more...]

Freefly To Release Major Firmware For MoVI

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Freefly Systems has announced the opening of public BETA firmware for their game-changing Freefly MōVI gimbal stabilizer system. Not only are they tweaking it with some housekeeping fixes, but they're saying the update's new features are so extensive, … [Read more...]

Ad Blockers Costing YouTube Content Creators Revenue

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) These are tough times for content creators over at YouTube. You'd think that with the streaming portal being bigger than ever, that there would be happy times, but with the recent problems with copyright complaint system, also comes news that Ad Revenue has plummeted … [Read more...]

Avid Releases Media Composer 8.5

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Avid Media Composer is still a workhorse in the post-production world, and the company has announced they are launching a brand new update to Media Composer with version 8.5, and it comes with some great new features. This update focuses on workflow and … [Read more...]