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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:02 pm    Post subject: New Super-8 Kodak Film! Reply with quote

Bizarre!
http://www.thephoblographer.com/2012/12/13/kodaks-film-division-still-going-strong-releases-new-super-8mm-stock/


PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Probably they just sell old stock or news is not true.


PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 1:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Attila wrote:
Probably they just sell old stock or news is not true.


It's pretty bizarre. Are there more Super-8 camera users than 35mm users left? Surely not.


PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 3:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Kram wrote:
Attila wrote:
Probably they just sell old stock or news is not true.


It's pretty bizarre. Are there more Super-8 camera users than 35mm users left? Surely not.


yes, something smelly, bizarre.


PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Not entirely shocking. The motion picture film division is still in the black, apparently. It may be that this was extra from a custom order or the narrow ends of another process run or the like.

I don't know why they just don't start using motion film for still cameras. It seems that would reduce overhead.


PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 10:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Attila wrote:
Probably they just sell old stock or news is not true.


Package doesn't look new.

But there are lots of 8mm cameras for nothing. Maybe it's the next hipster-lomo-fad?


PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

David wrote:
Not entirely shocking. The motion picture film division is still in the black, apparently. It may be that this was extra from a custom order or the narrow ends of another process run or the like.

I don't know why they just don't start using motion film for still cameras. It seems that would reduce overhead.

If they start using motion film without any remjet, I doubt many people buy roll films. Believe me, motion films are wayyyy better than plain roll films.


PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

kyonthinh wrote:
David wrote:
Not entirely shocking. The motion picture film division is still in the black, apparently. It may be that this was extra from a custom order or the narrow ends of another process run or the like.

I don't know why they just don't start using motion film for still cameras. It seems that would reduce overhead.

If they start using motion film without any remjet, I doubt many people buy roll films. Believe me, motion films are wayyyy better than plain roll films.


They did Kodak Double-X motion film without remjet.

http://www.project-double-x.org/
http://motion.kodak.com/motion/products/production/Black_And_White_Films/5222.htm

Discontinued in 2010 Evil or Very Mad


PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 9:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I mean color film like Vision, Attila.Very Happy Well, remjet is not that hard to remove but waste time and cant proceed at normal lab...
I still have many rolls and just got 1600ft Eterna for cheap from ebay tonight. Lol i love it so much. Laughing


PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 9:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Attila wrote:
They did Kodak Double-X motion film without remjet.

http://www.project-double-x.org/
http://motion.kodak.com/motion/products/production/Black_And_White_Films/5222.htm

Discontinued in 2010 Evil or Very Mad
attila please let me make this clear:

- there are no BW films with remjet!
- Eastman Kodak 5231 Plus-X was discontinued in 2010, Double-X 5222 is still in production!


PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 12:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

kansalliskala wrote:
Attila wrote:
Probably they just sell old stock or news is not true.


Package doesn't look new.

But there are lots of 8mm cameras for nothing. Maybe it's the next hipster-lomo-fad?


It could be, I've seen a lot of really nice 8mm cameras in charity shops over the last couple of years on sale for peanuts, they have been virtually giving them away, And they sell quickly, I go in a few days later and they're gone.
I'm sure there are people just like us in the moving picture world.


PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 12:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

berraneck wrote:
Attila wrote:
They did Kodak Double-X motion film without remjet.

http://www.project-double-x.org/
http://motion.kodak.com/motion/products/production/Black_And_White_Films/5222.htm

Discontinued in 2010 Evil or Very Mad
attila please let me make this clear:

- there are no BW films with remjet!
- Eastman Kodak 5231 Plus-X was discontinued in 2010, Double-X 5222 is still in production!


That is cool, thank you!


PostPosted: Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

David wrote:

I don't know why they just don't start using motion film for still cameras. It seems that would reduce overhead.


The development process is different. Motion film uses a process called ECN-2. The film has a special anti-halation backing which has to be removed chemically and would clog regular minilabs.

There used to be a lab in Hollywood, called RGB that would cut up motion picture film and sell it in rolls of 36 exposures and process it. You could actually get the rolls for free at Kodak and Fuji for testing new stocks.
As far as I know the lab had to close down a few years ago.