UPDATED: Frame.io To Launch Online Filmmaking Collaboration Space

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UPDATE: Pricing has been announced, and you can find that at the bottom of the article. Frame.io'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...]

Does Transformers Need A Marvel-Style Shared Cinematic Universe?

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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...]

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...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Every Tom Hanks Movie in 7 Minutes

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) This one is really great: CBS's new The Late Late Show With James Corden recently did a fantastic and funny celebration of every Tom Hanks movie, with James and Tom Hanks himself! It's all live (to tape), and just made me smile and laugh, and I love how into it Tom … [Read more...]

SEC Issues Favorable Ruling On Equity Crowdfunding

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2012 JOBS Act paved way for selling stock online By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Silver Screen Partners was a very popular way for studios to raise money for films in the 1980s and 1990s, and you probably saw their name on notable films. But with a narrow set of rules from the SEC, this equity … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Super Cafe: And The Reboot Goes To

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) It's been a while since I ran a hilarious video from our friends at How It Should Have Ended, and today they're poking fun at all the super heroes getting a reboot these days, including Spider-Man going to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It's pretty funny, and … [Read more...]

Sony Announces PlayStation Vue Streaming Service

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Sony has announced their entry in the streaming video arms race, and many are saying it may be the best streaming service yet. But if it's so great, why is it that PlayStation TV users won't be supported? Is Sony about to kill that fledgling service after it's just … [Read more...]

JJ Abrams Rumored To Direct Star Wars: Episode IX

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) When JJ Abrams was tapped to direct Star Wars: Episode VII, now known as The Force Awakens, many people thought he would also go on to direct the next two movies of sequel trilogy as well. What happened instead was Rian Johnson was hired to write and direct Star … [Read more...]

Sonniss Offers 10GB Of Royalty Free Sound Effects At No Cost

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Filmmakers looking for some good, high quality sound effects, that also happen to be free, can rejoice, as Sonniss is releasing their Game Audio GDC Bundle as a free download. And weighing in at just over 10GBs, it's sure to have what you need. But you have to act … [Read more...]

Apple Planning On 25-Channel Streaming TV Service

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Scuttlebutt suggests deal with Comcast has fallen through By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) In sailing, the term "tack" is defined as aligning a sailing vessel with respect to the direction the wind blows to maximize its speed. What does that have to do with streaming and Apple? Well, it looks … [Read more...]

FAA Says No To Publishing Drones Videos On YouTube?

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If your quad videos are ad supported, technically you're under the new commercial rules By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) There's an old political saying... "if something moves, freeze it." That couldn't be more true than with the FAAs latest stand against drone users who publish their videos on … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Office Space, Now With THE Michael Bolton

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Office Space completely disappeared when it opened January 1999 (I actually saw it that weekend), but the Mike Judge-directed film went on to become arguably the greatest cult film ever. That are so many quotable lines, hilarious moments, great characters, but one … [Read more...]

Netflix Shoots Season 3 of House of Cards in 6K

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Although Netflix is streaming season 3 of House of Cards in 4K, they have plenty of wiggle room in the future, since they've shot the entire arc with the RED Dragon in 6K. Also consider that producer David Fincher used the same cameras to shoot last year's hit … [Read more...]

Firefly Stars Reach Webseries Crowdfunding Goal In Less Than A Day

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Firefly and Serenity actors Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion launched a crowdfunding campaign just 2 days ago, for a series written by Tudyk called Con Man. They not only easily reached their initial goal of $425,000 to shoot three-10 minute episodes, but also their … [Read more...]

Tron 3 To Start Filming This Fall?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Tron: Legacy was a film that I think was much better than what most reviewers gave it. It wasn't a perfect movie, and it had some interesting ideas that were only hinted at, but it gave us a pretty fun adventure inside a computer, in a weird Star Wars-meets-The … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To Marvel’s Full Daredevil Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel took a bold step when they decided to create the television show Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and setting it in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. While the show premiered to some incredibly strong numbers, many fans were disappointed that the show wasn't … [Read more...]

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