Detecting 3 Brilliant Crime/Drama Streaming Series From The UK

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What does a) The Sixth Sense, b) The X-Files and c) Downton Abbey all have to do with the triad of cable crime/drama series described below? By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) Not to keep any viewers in unnecessary suspense, the answers to the above are: a) the hero "sees dead people" in River; … [Read more...]

Netflix Expands Exclusive Disney Deal

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Huge news coming out of Netflix, as the streaming service is set to launch the next phase in their exclusive deal with Disney. Back in 2012, the streaming service grabbed headlines with a multi-step deal that began with TV shows. Now, starting in September, Netflix … [Read more...]

Indy Mogul Returns To YouTube After 3 Year Absence

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) One of the most popular channels on YouTube for budding filmmakers to learn how to make movies in their own backyard was Indy Mogul. With a fun host making props, costumes and hilarious test footage, the channel had millions of followers thanks to the fun comedy of … [Read more...]

Arrested Development Season 5 Will Definitely Happen: Hurwitz

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Arrested Development was a brilliant comedy that never seemed to find its audience while it was broadcast in the early- to mid-2000s, despite having some of the best writing in television history. After three seasons, Fox cancelled the series in 2007, and the … [Read more...]

The BBC Is Working On A Streaming Competitor To Netflix

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When you're the top dog in the streaming world, you're going to have challengers, that's for sure. Netflix has successfully fought off its main competition and has been expanding world wide for a few years. But now the BBC is getting into the game with a rival … [Read more...]

YouTube Announces iPhone App For Cardboard VR Support

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It only took them two years, but Google has finally rolled out native Cardboard support for YouTube for the iPhone. Will iOS challenge Oculus and Samsung Gear VR for virtual reality dominance? … [Read more...]

Update: Universal Offering $3.8 Billion To Buy DreamWorks Animation

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Updated: THR is reporting Comcast is buying Dreamworks Animation for $3.8 billion, plus the assumption of $300 million in debt. Jeffrey Katzenberg, who will receive a buy out of $21.9 million, will not run the company moving forward. Instead, he will serve as special consultant to NBCUniversal, and … [Read more...]

Twitter Shocks Industry By Securing Streaming For NFL Games

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With Amazon and Verizon the top two streaming companies vying for exclusive worldwide rights to Thursday Night Football, the NFL decided to award the franchise to... TWITTER? … [Read more...]

JVC GY-HM660: Mobile News Camera With Built-In Live-Streaming, IFB

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) JVC has introduced a new mobile news camera called the GY-HM660, which includes live-streaming capabilities directly from the camera. They also include a built-in IFB channel, or Interruptible foldback (or feedback), for communication with the station on a … [Read more...]

Animation Software Used On Futurama Goes Open Source

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Do you have an idea for a cool animation project, but you haven't gotten a studio to invest in it? Well there's good news, the software that was used to create Fox's Futurama and Studio Ghibli's Princess Mononoke is going open source. … [Read more...]

Apple’s First Original TV Project All About The Apps

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) How many times have we heard the phrase "there's an app for that." It's almost a punchline now, but it's also gotten to the point that it's very much true. So when Apple started considering what would be the topic of their first original series, it just seemed natural … [Read more...]

Trailer: First Look At Netflix’s Voltron

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Voltron is back! By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Netflix started their original programming with shows like House of Cards and Orange Is the New Black but has expanded into several different genres. They've even given new life to older properties like Fuller House and Arrested Development, … [Read more...]

Distribber Can Get Your Film Sold & Seen Online

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Indie filmmakers are always looking for ways to not only get their films seen, but sold and distributed, and a website called Distribber promises to not only accomplish both goals but to do it both online and VOD on cable. And the best part is, you don't have to give … [Read more...]

MUBI Is The Netflix For Indie Film Lovers

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you're the type that spends most of your time at a small theater watching indie films, rather than the latest blockbuster at the multiplex, then Netflix is likely not going to suit your streaming needs. But MUBI might, especially in China. … [Read more...]

GoPro Updates Desktop, Buys Video Editing Apps

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Part of GoPro's plan for righting a floundering ship is to get simpler, focusing on a smaller product line, and giving users better tools by which to edit and share their content. Lagging 4th quarter sales and a disastrous launch of the overpriced Hero4 session, the … [Read more...]

YouTube Responds To Content Creator Fair Use Complaints

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With content creators griping about having their monetization taken away from a copyright complaint system rife with abuse, YouTube has officially responded, promising to listen. But will they? … [Read more...]