LookAt.io Offers Cloud-Based Video Collaboration

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Video editors and producers can collaborate online with LookAt By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I'm going to give you a brief sneak peek behind-the-scenes here at doddleNEWS: I live in Toronto, while my editor lives in Florida. We've met outside of the internet in a real-life "meetspace," but … [Read more...]

Rumor: Apple Looking To Get Into Original Programming

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Brace yourselves. With about a week to go until Apple's September 9th iPhone event, there's a juicy new rumor about the Apple TV, and how Cupertino may be getting into original programming as the linchpin of their rumored 25-channel streaming service. The news gives … [Read more...]

With Fan Films Like Axanar Getting More Professional, Studio Scrutiny May Be Invited

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) After seeing fan films Prelude to Axanar, Star Trek Continues, and even the unauthorized Power Rangers short film starring Longmire's Katee Sackoff, one thing is abundantly clear, in my opinon: We should stop calling them "fan films." They're actually starting to … [Read more...]

Galaxy Quest Television Series Being Developed For Amazon Prime

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I grew up on Star Trek, so when Galaxy Quest premiered in 1999, I thought it was one of the funniest films ever. I was lucky enough to catch an early screening of it, with a theater full of what I assumed were Star Trek fans, who had a riot of a time. It has been … [Read more...]

Kickstarter Announces 2015 Film Festival In Theaters This Fall

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Kickstarter is having a national wide film festival. For one night only, producers of over 30 different films which were successful in raising money through Kickstarter will have their those screened at movie theaters all around the country. And the best part is, it's … [Read more...]

YouTube Increases Royalty Free Audio Library

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) YouTube has increased the size of their royalty free audio library by nearly ten fold. That's good news for filmmakers and YouTubers, who now have even more choice for adding a soundtrack to their videos that won't run afoul of any copyright claims. … [Read more...]

DIRECTV Shows Off 4K Genie DVR

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Last year, DIRECTV literally launched their 4K service with a string of satellites in geostationary orbit. Now they have a brand new DVR that brings Genie's capability to play multiple streams into a 4K world. And it's so small, you could bring it with you anywhere … [Read more...]

Netflix Renews Sense8 For Season 2

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) If there's only one Netflix series you can binge watch right now that premiered this year, it should be Daredevil -- hands down. Seriously, it's that good. If you have the choice of a second series than you should go with the much weirder Sense8. While no … [Read more...]

Check Out Daredevil Season 2′s Jon Bernthal As Punisher In Action

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I'm not a big Punisher fan (don't tell my editor I said that), but even I thought that the casting of Jon Bernthal as the character in the next season of Daredevil was so spot on, that it got me excited. Marvel Studios has done an amazing job of bringing its … [Read more...]

Crowdfunding 101: How To Plan A Successful Campaign

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Running a successful crowdfunding campaign can sometimes be thought of as more art than science, a mysterious combination of social media acumen, media exposure and the timing that only viral video's can benefit from. But the reality is far more important than the … [Read more...]

Harassment Video Actress Sues YouTube Creator For Half Million

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Do you remember the viral YouTube video of the woman simply walking around down town and getting harassed by men who she walked by? Dubbed "Catcall," the video was seen by millions, to be sure, especially after the news media got ahold of it. Well, the woman being … [Read more...]

Rumor Of A New Apple TV In September Refuses To Die

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It's the Apple TV rumor that won't go away. No, not that one. The one about Siri coming to the nicknamed 'hockey puck' streaming device. According to a recent report, Cupertino is planning to announce a redesigned Apple TV streaming media box at their annual September … [Read more...]

YouTuber Calls Facebook Out For Bad Behavior With Video

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) You may know John Green, the author of such hits as The Fault In Our Stars and Paper Towns, has a brother named Hank with whom he shares a few YouTube Channels with, as well as creating a popular streaming convention called VidCon. Well, Hank Green is hopping mad at … [Read more...]

Is Lucasfilm Planning Three Live-Action Star Wars Series For Netflix?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Star Wars seems to be coming back with a vengeance. The Force Awakens is just a mere 4 1/2 months away, Star Wars Rebels returns this fall along with at least 20 books as part of the Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens series. But earlier in March, there … [Read more...]

Former Top Gear Trio Head To Amazon Prime

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) After the infamous fracas with a producer, BBC abruptly ended their partnership with Jeremy Clarkson, who was credited with reinvigorating the Top Gear brand into a worldwide phenomenon for the last 13 years. With him, his two co-hosts James May and Richard Hammond … [Read more...]

Netflix Throws Light On Marvel’s Defenders Series, Other Shows’ Releases

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel outdid themselves with their first Netflix series Daredevil, which premiered earlier this year. I have absolutely no problem calling it the best superhero television series ever produced, and I'm looking forward to seeing the next season. During the … [Read more...]

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