Seth Rogen Confirms Lead Preacher Role Has Been Cast


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) If you told me three or four years ago that a Preacher television series would premiere in 2016, I would have been skeptical. If you told me three or four years ago that you believe Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg would be producing a Preacher television series for a … [Read more...]

Mallrats 2 Adds Three More Cast Members


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Just a couple of weeks ago, director Kevin Smith revealed that along with a third Clerks film, as well as his long in development hockey film Hit Somebody and third True North Trilogy film Moose Jaws he was also making a sequel to his sophomore film … [Read more...]

Mark Duplass: Find Your Filmmaking Voice With Micro-Budget Short Films

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Last week at South by SouthWest, the keynote speaker for the Film Conference was filmmaker Mark Duplass. He wowed the crowd by talking about his experience of getting started, and dropping a lot of money on a feature that simply sucked. The lesson learned was to … [Read more...]

AJA CION Test Footage Reveals Less Dynamic Range


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) A year after AJA wowed the crowds at NAB 20q4 with the CION 4K Camera, we're finally starting to get some sample test footage, which is yielding some surprising results, that could indicate it may be using a similar, or even the same sensor as the Blackmagic 4K … [Read more...]

New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer To Premiere With Avengers 2


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The two most anticipated films of the year are Avengers: Age of Ultron and Star Wars: The Force Awakens. While I'm still anticipating the former more than the latter, I'm also far more intensely curious about The Force Awakens than Ultron, because no one knows … [Read more...]

Rumors Swirl Of DJI Phantom 3 Drone In Time For NAB


Spring Promotions of Phantom 2 Drop Price to $1099 By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With word that NAB will have so many drones being showcased that they have decided to open up a separate pavilion, DJI fans are wondering if there will be a new Phantom quadcopter announced in order to distance DJI … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To The Final Mad Max: Fury Road Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) This is going to be an amazing year for action science-fiction films! We have Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Jurassic World, and Terminator: Genisys, just to name a few. We also finally get to see the long awaited sequel in the Mad Max … [Read more...]

UPDATED: To Launch Online Filmmaking Collaboration Space

UPDATE: Pricing has been announced, and you can find that at the bottom of the article.'s Online Collaboration site promises to "pick up where Vimeo leaves off" By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With the ability to collaborate all over the world, it isn't uncommon for a film to be shot … [Read more...]

New Teasers: Jurassic World & Terminator: Genisys Reveal Tantalizing New Clues

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) A couple of new teasers have been revealed for two of the biggest releases of the year, Terminator: Genisys and Jurassic World. With it, they've released some new footage that tells us a little bit more about the films. The Jurassic World teaser only gives us … [Read more...]

Final Cut Pro X 101: Time-Lapse Workflow – FCP X In Under 5 Minutes

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) In today's Final Cut Pro X tutorial, Steve Martin from Ripple Training presents a pretty cool workflow for those of you shooting time-lapse footage, be it with a DSLR, GoPro, your smartphone, etc. It's a very fast and efficient way to make a time-lapse video in … [Read more...]

Streaming Review: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt


When NBC handed its 13-episode comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt over to Netflix, the excuses offered up sounded something like, "The show needs an earlier debut," or "The show is too cutting-edge for primetime." Hmmm ... and then the dog ate NBC's homework. By Kimberly Gadette … [Read more...]

Ares Drones Kickstarter Promises Flight With Touch Of A Finger


Automated Flight Plan by Drawing on a Map By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you really want to get into aerial cinematography, but you're not very good at piloting your drone, you could practice (and crash) a lot, hire a drone pilot for hundreds of dollars a day, or you could pick up the Ares … [Read more...]

Does Transformers Need A Marvel-Style Shared Cinematic Universe?


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It is being reported that Akiva Goldsman is in negotiations to become the head of a Transformers story group with the goal to produce a Transformers Cinematic Universe. He'll be joining Michael Bay, Steven Spielberg, and Lorenzo di Bonaventura in hiring writers to … [Read more...]

Terrence Malick’s New Project Titled Weightless

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Terrence Malick's eight feature film in over 40 years is currently in post-production and is titled Weightless. According to fan site One Big Soul (via The Film Stage) a credit sheet belonging to Supervising Sound Editor Joel Dougherty listed the project, alongside … [Read more...]

Hugh Jackman To Play Wolverine “One Last Time”

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Wolverine is probably the most popular mutant character in Marvel, and quite possibly one of the most popular comic book characters of all time. When Bryan Singer cast a then-unknown 6'2" Australian actor named Hugh Jackman, who was mostly known for doing musicals, … [Read more...]

Fans Release Animated Short Films For Jurassic Park, Star Wars

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Cool fan animated Star Wars and Jurassic Park films By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) While I always loved film and filmmaking, I didn't get serious about making movies until the 90's when fan films started becoming all the rage. I remember being blown away by Troops (a Cops parody with … [Read more...]

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