Doddle’s 2015 Holiday Gift Guide: Computers & Tablets


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) There are a few ways you can go when looking to give computer and tablet gifts this year. You can go with buying a brand new machine, or you can go with the upgrading of the existing one. However you're favorite filmmaker/editor rolls, here's our suggestions for … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Creed


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Let's not mince words, Creed is Rocky rebooted for today's audiences. It follows the similar underdog beats on the surface, and writer/director Ryan Coogler goes in with an "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" story that borrows from the original. And you know … [Read more...]

Movie Review: The Good Dinosaur

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I just need to get this pun out of the way: The Good Dinosaur is a good dinosaur movie. It's not great, it's not terrible, it's just good. For a Pixar movie, that's a bit of a let down, but I also think that this is the first Pixar film I know of that has been … [Read more...]

Producer’s Best Friend Is Your Answer To Reporting Hell

Producers Best Friend

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) You know what's not sexy? Reports. Especially at the end of a project when your tired and have forgotten what sleep is. Unfortunately, they're also important. Fortunately, if you cut a project on Final Cut Pro X there's an easier way of taking the tedious work … [Read more...]

Vin Diesel Announces Fourth Riddick Film, Plus TV Series


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) When I think Vin Diesel and franchises, I usually think of Universal's mega-successful Fast & Furious series. However, the actor has also been in three films from David Twohy's Chronicles of Riddick series where he plays the titular character. Riddick has … [Read more...]

Doddle’s 2015 Holiday Gift Guide – Filmmaking Hardware


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Continuing our 2015 Holiday Gift Guide Series, now we move into the big kahuna ... hardware. There are plenty of items in this list which will appeal to just about every budget and range, so saddle up and let's take a look at some of the best tools this year to give … [Read more...]

Doddle’s 2015 Holiday Gift Guide – Filmmaking Software & Assets

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It's that time of year many software and media assets are being slashed to the bone in order to get filmmakers to think about spending less on hardware this holiday and more on their digital assets. So this is our 2015 Doddle Holiday Gift List for digital tools to … [Read more...]

Doddle’s 2015 Holiday Gift Guide – Mobile Filmmaking Apps


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It's that time of year. Time for doddleNEWS' Holiday Gift Guide series for 2015. Just like last year, we're going to start off with mobile filmmaking apps. With the release of the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, filmmakers now have 4K right out of the box, and the 6S Plus … [Read more...]

Doddle’s 2015 Holiday Gift Guide – Virtual Reality

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Is your favorite filmmaker wanting to delve in making virtual reality and 360° videos, there are some great holiday gifts to get them started. … [Read more...]

Doddle’s 2015 Holiday Gift Guide – Drones


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The Holidays are coming, and doddleNEWS is here to help you get a leg up on shopping with our annual Holiday Gift Guides! The Guides this year will feature special gifts for virtual reality (click here), mobile filmmaking (click here), and other great gifts for your … [Read more...]

Holiday Bundle From MacVideo: Boris Graffiti, Others 80% Off!


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Just after Thanksgiving we see some pretty insane sales on gifts, thanks to two words ... Black Friday. And for the holidays, MacVideo Promo is getting insane with a deal on a trio of software apps and service that users can add to their quivers, including Boris … [Read more...]

Streaming Review: Jessica Jones — Season One

Jessica Jones

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Over the past couple of years the general consensus regarding live action superheroes is that Marvel knows how to do films, and DC knows how to do television. Then Daredevil came along proving a Marvel television show can blow DC out of the water. With Jessica … [Read more...]

Fox Quietly Cancels Fantastic Four 2 Release Date


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) In a move that surprises absolutely no one, 20th Century Fox has quietly changed the release date of Fantastic Four 2 from July 9, 2017 to possibly never. While Fox said they were still committed to making the sequel, after critical and box office disaster of the … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To The Captain America: Civil War Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It's been called The Avengers 2.5, since it draws upon a huge list of Marvel heroes (Captain America, Iron Man, Falcon, Black Widow, War Machine, Black Panther, Bucky Barnes, and more), and is arguably the most anticipated movie of 2016. And now, we have the first … [Read more...]

Top 5 Thanksgiving TV Specials


By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) It’s that time of year again when the leaves begin to change, and many around the world are grateful for the blessings in their lives. I’ve always thought Thanksgiving was the ultimate feel-good holiday, surpassing even Christmas cheer. There are no presents to … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro CC 101 – Part 15: Basic Audio Mixing, Pt. 1

Premiere Pro CC Basic Audio Mix

A new Premiere Pro CC 101 tutorial By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In this Premiere Pro CC lesson, we’re going to do a two part look at audio mixing inside of Premiere Pro CC 2015. For many editors, audio mixing is something that can be quite daunting, and in part one, I’m going to show … [Read more...]