MacVideo Puts HitFilm 3 Pro On Sale

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you missed your opportunity to get the free version of HitFilm 2 Express, MacVideo has put the fully featured HitFilm 3 Pro, the all-in-one editing and compositing suite on sale for 50% off. And that's kinda the same thing ... sort of. … [Read more...]

NewTek Announces Improved TriCaster Mini SDI

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) NewTek's TriCaster really changed the way users could create broadcast quality presentations, especially on the Internet. If you're a fan of Leo Laporte's Netcasts, you know that he relies on the TriCaster to beam his million dollar tech empire all around the world. … [Read more...]

5 Binge-Worthy Cable Series Hiding in Plain Sight

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And you thought you had to sit around and wait for TV's upcoming fall season ... By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) We know it's Emmy time when the shows that have already waved goodbye are being defibrillated for one last curtain call (i.e., Mad Men, Newsroom, Parks and Recreation, Nurse … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Everyone’s Upstairs Neighbor

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) We've all had that neighbor, the ones who live above us and might be a little bit too loud. In Friday's Funny Feature, from Above Average, Everyone's Upstairs Neighbor features a couple who take sound seriously. Have a great and safe weekend! … [Read more...]

Google Teams Up With Microsoft To Create Next-Gen Video Format

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Google and Microsoft have seven different streaming forces to form the Alliance for Open Media, an open source project designed to create the next generation video format for ultra high definition and beyond. The alliance isn't just limiting their focus onto video, … [Read more...]

Screenwriting 101: How To Write The Step Outline

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Recently discussed in a Screenwriting 101 article, here is how to write a step outline By Del Harvey (doddleNEWS) What Is A Step Outline? You may be reading this and asking, what is a step outline? Will it make my work into a paint-by-numbers movie? What will happen to my … [Read more...]

Steven Spielberg: Superhero Films Will Eventually Die

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Superhero films are huge business for Hollywood. Everyone is jumping on board after Marvel Studios has had success after success with no signs of slowing down, with at least seven films coming out in 2016, from Marvel, DC Comics, and Fox's X-Men films. But is … [Read more...]

Force Friday! Get Your Own BB-8 From Star Wars: The Force Awakens & More!

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I'm not much of a collector but I. WANT. ONE. BB-8 is the droid that instantly captured the hearts and minds of Star Wars fans in a way that hasn't happened since the original trilogy introduced us to R2-D2. And this is all with only seeing a few shots of the … [Read more...]

Marvel Cancels Creative Committee; Kevin Feige Consolidates Control Over Films

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel Studios has had an extraordinary track record at the box office. They've produced hit after hit since the original Iron Man in 2008, and even the less successful films are still a hit in their own right. But the MCU's track record in regards to diversity … [Read more...]

Editing 101: The Art of Cutting – Where to Start

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) You've heard the old saying that a film is written three times: First as a screenplay, then during production, and again when it's been edited. It's easy to find tons of information on how to write a screenplay or direct a film (I should know, I've written a lot on … [Read more...]

Hulu Offers Commercial-Free Subscription; Signs Deal With Epix

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Back in July, we heard murmurs from Hulu that they was exploring the possibility of offering a commercial-free subscription plan, and now they've officially made that a reality. Hulu already offers a premium service called Hulu-Plus, with limited commercials, at … [Read more...]

FilmSupply: Stock Footage Portal Poised To Become The Go-To Source

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Stock footage websites are a dime a dozen, but what if you could get said footage from over 200 of the world's best filmmakers, including Shane Hurlbut and Philip Bloom, and also get it in 4K? Well, you can imagine that's how you can rocket to the top of the pyramid. … [Read more...]

CollabraCam App Turns iPhone Into A Multicamera Video Switcher

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With the video quality of today's modern mobile phones reaching the point that it can darn near be broadcast quality, many believe that the future of filmmaking may lie with the mobile platform. And while that's all well and good, they're missing a new trend emerging … [Read more...]

Daniel Craig Says SPECTRE Will Be His LAST Bond Movie

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Daniel Craig has described SPECTRE as "Skyfall times 10," and revealed that he does not want to play James Bond ever again. The 47-year-old actor spoke to Esquire about his fourth outing as the superspy and confirmed that he cannot envisage taking on the role … [Read more...]

Rampant Design Beefs Up Summer With Thousands Of Customized Effects

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Rampant Design continues to add to their drag-and-drop visual effects quiver with their Summer of Style promotion that includes a line of over 2,000 new light leaks,transitions, overlays and flashes added to an already beefy collection with which filmmakers can craft … [Read more...]

Canon Announces New Compact Mirrorless Camera: The EOS M3

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Canon has announced the brand new EOS M3, an extremely compact, interchangeable lens still camera with video capability. It fuses a DSLR system with a small and lightweight camera body, and a hefty 24.2 megapixel sensor. The camera boasts a new 49-point Hybrid … [Read more...]

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