Two Final Cut Pro X Plugins For Tracking Secondary Color Grades

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of my biggest pet peeves is not being able to do everything in post-production within a single NLE. Conceptually, I know why this is the case, and the need to use the right tool for the right job, but bouncing a project around Final Cut Pro X, After Effects and … [Read more...]

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...] 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...]

doddleREVIEWS: Editing With The Logitech G13 Gaming Keypad

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By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) A gaming keypad makes editing your project faster by not having to jump around your main keyboard for quick keys. The Logitech G13 is one such gameboard. Let's take a look. A gaming keypad is a small keyboard with multiple programmable-buttons. These are not … [Read more...]

Blackmagic Goes To Cannes


Award winning films shot on Cinema Cameras By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Like Sundance before it, Cannes has had a huge presence for Blackmagic Design, with over 20 films screening and in competition that have been shot on Blackmagic cameras and/or have been color corrected on DaVinci Resolve. … [Read more...]

Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve 11 – A Review: Part 4

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By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) doddleNEWS' Jeremiah Hall looks at Blackmagic Design's DaVinci Resolve 11. For part one of the article, click here. For part two, click here. For part three, click here. Any non-linear system is completely worthless if you can't get your project out to your … [Read more...]

Disney Creates Auto-Edit Algorithm to Rough Cut Footage


Cut-On-Action Makes First-Person Shots Into Watchable Footage By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Disney may be known for the cool animated films we all grew up on, as well as films like Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy and now, Star Wars, and of course, those theme parks. But they've also got a … [Read more...]

Avid To Be Delisted by NASDAQ

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Letter warns time is up By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) We all knew it would be the next step, and as such, NASDAQ is performing their due diligence by sending Avid official notice of its plans to delist the computer software company by tomorrow, if they don't regain compliance with reporting … [Read more...]

Adobe Updates Consumer Video, Photo Editing Tools


Premiere Elements 12 comes with Hollywood style special effects By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Adobe has released a new version of Premiere Elements that gives consumers even more power to edit and create Hollywood-quality videos with special effects, sound design, motion tracking, and even a … [Read more...]

Final Cut Pro X 101: Sub-Frame Audio Editing

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) The audio editing features in Final Cut Pro X are outstanding, and editing sub-frame audio is a great way to cut your sound precisely, beyond just frame-by-frame. Steve Martin and Mark Spencer from Ripple Training walk us through sub-frame editing in Final Cut Pro … [Read more...]

Avid Admits That Accounting Errors Caused Delay

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Amid Plunging Stock Value, NASDAQ Sends Second Letter Warning Avid of Delisting By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Memo to Louis Hernandez, CEO of Avid: Usually, when one asks for a second chance, one is extra careful in making sure all the i's are dotted and the t's are crossed.  Errors make … [Read more...]

Former AVID CEO Resigns, Again

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Voluntary exit comes as company submits compliance plan By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Former Avid CEO Gary Greenfield has taken the next step in separating himself from the troubled company by resigning from the position of "director." His departure, which Avid lists as being "without dispute," … [Read more...]

Avid Replaces CFO

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Sexton steps down after five years By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It wasn't a very good day when Avid was delisted by NASDAQ.  The move came a month after Avid announced that they would let their earning report plan slip it's due date, prompting many to wonder when the bad news would ever end … [Read more...]

Avid’s Gamble With Compliance Is Blowing Up in Their Face

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NASDAQ Warns of Delisting By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Considering the accounting trouble Avid has faced lately, incoming CEO Louis Hernandez Jr. had to have seen it coming. When the company announced that they would be indefinitely delaying the reporting of quarterly earnings, he had to have … [Read more...]

WeVideo Cloud Editor Allows Online Post-Production Collaboration


  Service Has Three Modes from Novice to Advanced By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) A new online service is taking video editing to the cloud and offering some interesting options for not only collaboration, but also for mobile cutting in the field as well. The service is called WeVideo, … [Read more...]

Avid’s Argo Oscar Accolades Shortlived Due to Accounting Issues

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Delayed earnings report causes stock drop By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Avid undoubtedly popped some champagne corks Sunday night as their hallmark edited feature, Argo, took the Academy Award for Best Picture. Sadly, though, their elation was very short lived as less than 24 hours later, the … [Read more...]