Nikon Shows Off Fastest Rated 105mm Lens In The World


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Nikon is proudly touting that they have the "fastest rated 105mm lens in the world." Considering their pedigree, and with a speed rating of f1.4, it's hard to argue against it. … [Read more...]

Atomos Future Proofs Older Shoguns & Ninja Assassins For HDR

Atomos Shogun

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When you take a brief look at the older Atomos Shogun and Ninja Assassin 4K monitor-recorders, you think that their time would be brief due to their lower-end screens compared to the new Atomos monitors. But that's not the case. While they may have a lower level of … [Read more...]

NVIDIA Unleashes World’s Fastest GPU With Quadro P6000

NVIDIA Quadro P6000

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Less than seven days after launching the Titan X onto the world, based on the new Pascal architecture, NVIDIA tops itself with the world's fastest graphics card, the Quadro P6000. It was announced at this year's computer graphics trade show, SIGGRAPH, in Anaheim, … [Read more...]

Easily License Music For Your Film or Video With Art-list


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There are a few things that tend to be considered an afterthought when making a film or video, and one of them tends to be music. It's a shame, because music tends to give the biggest emotional punch in any given film scene or video project. Even if you're keen … [Read more...]

Teen Builds Fastest Commercial Drone, Hits 85 Miles Per Hour!


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Do you remember what you were doing at 18? Me neither, but it definitely wasn't getting $2.8 million in seed investment to build the world's fastest commercial drone. But that's what George Matus has done, having founded Teal Drones, Inc. to produce a drone that … [Read more...]

FilmConvert Adds Blackmagic URSA Camera Profile Support


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) FilmConvert has added support for the 4.6K Blackmagic URSA Mini with a new camera profile for its grading and film look software. … [Read more...]

Blackmagic Brings Fusion To The Linux Platform


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Huge news: Blackmagic has ported their Fusion visual effects software to the Linux platform! … [Read more...]

Larry Jordan: A Conversation On The Future Of Adobe Audition CC


(Commentary) By Larry Jordan (doddleNEWS) Recently, I was sitting in Studio City, CA, in a hotel restaurant, chatting with members of the development team for Adobe Audition: Durin Gleaves, product manager, along with Nico Becherer and Charles Van Winkle, lead engineers for Adobe … [Read more...]

Nico360: World’s Smallest 360 Degree VR Camera


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) 360 degree cameras and Virtual Reality are all the rage right now, and while I have some reservations about the ability to use them as a narrative device (as does Steven Spielberg), I think they could make incredible documentary cameras. Another great use is for … [Read more...]

Comic-Con 2016: Google Bubble Zoom: A Smarter Way To Read Comic Books

Google Comic Book reader

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) While most people are caught up in the hype of movie panels in Hall H and TV panels in and around Ballroom 20, many may just forget that Comic-Con's roots are in the ever popular comic book. But Google hasn't, and it's created a new reader for mobile devices that … [Read more...]

NBA & Twitter Sign Deal To Broadcast Exclusive Content


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Looks like the NBA and Twitter have expanded content partnership that will bring exclusive original live programming and video to Twitter along with its adjacent products Vine and Periscope. This marks a two-year renewal with the NBA but it is also the first time … [Read more...]

Freefly Offers Discounts On Refurbished Cinema Gear


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When you want to buy a new gimbal or drone, but you the new sale price is high, you may want to look around the company's website for a possible refurbished section. Usually, these are items that were either returned and therefore open box, or gently used and then … [Read more...]

3DR Solo Drone Used On Michael Bay’s 13 Hours


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When you're shooting a big budget war film like Michael Bay's 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, you pretty much have any tool and toy you need to get the complicated shots that are required with explosions, choreographed warfare, and complex set locations. … [Read more...]

Update: Red Giant Sale Over


Update: Red Giant Sale Over. By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Today only Red Giant is giving a whopping 25% off of their Magic Bullet Suite and all related individual tools in order to celebrate their fifth year anniversary. As part of their release of the Magic Bullet Suite back in the … [Read more...]

Why Woody Allen Shot His New Film ‘Café Society’ On Digital


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There is no greater fight in modern cinematography than the film vs. digital as a medium. You have proponents and detractors on both sides, with (generally) new blood preferring digital (with some exceptions), and the old guard defending film. The latter is … [Read more...]

Lucasfilm Announces Darth Vader Virtual Reality Project And It’s Canon

Darth Vader

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Just let this sink in: Lucasfilm's ILMxLAB is working on a virtual reality movie centered around our favorite Dark Lord of the Sith - Darth Vader! That means you'll be able to be experience the Star Wars saga like never before, in the first person;  and did we … [Read more...]