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  1. Hi everyone! I know choosing different stocks almost always depends on the situation in which your shooting, and forgive me if I'm being to naive about the subject. I plan on shooting a short film soon using a Cannon Scoopic 16mm. To my simplest understanding, daylight stocks are tuned more to shooting in direct daylight, and Tungsten are tuned more to shooting under tungsten/photofloods etc. The film takes place mostly inside a house, and due to budget constraints, I plan to shoot on naturally available light, along with strategically moving lamps and other light sources that are alrea
  2. Hey everyone, Like most in this forum I'm a hardcore film nut, and like to learn more every day, to understand the medium and improve. Now with the resurge of 65 film for Kodak, and people ramping up hand rolling short ends into their cameras, I was curious to know what companies that actually made 65 mm film. Kodak still does, but did Fuji ever venture into the IMAX / 65mm size? Were there other options? And also, has anyone ever made a black/white 65 mm stock? (clearly a VERY specific look but...) C
  3. Hi everyone, I think I have a some basic understanding on how LUTs or film stocks work in general, however it gets very confusing with all the variety of film emulation LUTs available and searching in Google or through thousands of topics doesn't really help. My question is how these LUTs actually work and how are they created? Are they a combination of negative stocks and print stocks? For example I see a lot of films shot on Kodak Vision 5207 and printed on 2383. According to Film Convert "FilmConvert applies a combined emulation for print, negative and a viewing simulation for pr
  4. Hello everyone, I've got some questions about materials and push-processing in the 30s. I'm working on a the British documentary "Coal Face" (1935) by GPO film unit. There is quite a bit of information on GPO in general but almost nothing on that particular film. I studied photography, so I could tell just looking at the film that some parts of it were heavily pushed. Since it's a scientific paper I can't just "know" it's the case, I have to bring arguments in favour of it. And while I know that the extreme graininess and high contrast are good indicators for push-processing, it would be even
  5. Im planning on shooting a double feature sometime soon on 16mm and I was wondering what the best film stock is for emulating the colors you see in movies like The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Evil Dead, Etc.
  6. Hi There! I'm selling two batches of expired, unopened 16mm film stocks. Most are vintage stocks. Shipping is free and they would be shipped using the US postal service only to the lower 48 states. Batch 1: 12 Rolls of Expired Vintage 16mm Film Stocks - 100' rolls $119.00 5 X Vision 3 500T/7219 2 X Vision 3 200T/7213 2 X Kodak ESTAR Base HQ Microfilm 1 X Kodak EXR 50D/7245 1 X Kodak Ektachrome/7242 1 X Kodak Kodachrome II One of the Vison 3 500T boxes has the paper worn and torn off but appears completely unopened. Buy: https://www.etsy.com/listing/650732138/12-rolls-of
  7. Hello everyone! I am a Phd student and I am currently writing my thesis about the cinematography of Terrence Malick's films; I would like to ask if anyone knows what film stock was used in the shooting of Days of Heaven. So far I have only been able to find on the internet that Néstor Almendros used a "new Eastman ultra light-sensitive stock negative"...
  8. Hi Everybody, I've just acquired an Arri SR2 Advanced and wanted to know if someone knows where I can find dummy film stock ? I need to practice a bit before starting to shoot something real. I live in Switzerland and we don't have labs and film stock anymore in here, everything is closed and out of stock... Let me know. Thank you
  9. Hello Group, Just watched "Atonement" (2007) and it immediately looked like Fuji to me. It had those typical saturated and "airy" colors - as opposed to the more "earthy" colors usually found on (Eastman) Kodak stocks from EXR through Vision3. I know that's a broad generalization, but words can say only so much. IMDB states that it was shot on Kodak Vision 2, but somehow it doesn't look like it at all. Perhaps the digital color grading changed it dramatically without looking "tweaked". With recent digital color grading it is hard to tell anyway which film stock was used, especially whe
  10. Hello everyone, In March of this year i bought from kodak 3 rolls of 16mm film stock 500T (400 ft. each). They were intended to use for a shortfilm, but we ended up using only one. The two remaining have been keept refrigerated ever since, both are unopened. I'm planning to use this rolls for a stopmotion animation, but i wont be able to start shooting until May 2018. In the meantime i have to transport this rolls to another place to keep them storaged. So my question is: Could the rolls be damaged if i keep them out of the refrigeration for a few hours and then refrigerated ag
  11. Hello everyone! I am a Phd student and I am currently writing my thesis about the cinematography of Terrence Malick's films; I would like to ask if anyone knows what film stock was used in the shooting of Days of Heaven. So far I have only been able to find on the internet that Néstor Almendros used a "new Eastman ultra light-sensitive stock negative"... Thanks!
  12. Hello, I am preparing to shoot a project where I what to use both 16mm and 35mm stocks. The plan is to shoot the CS to MS sized shots in16mm (7203) and the wider angle shots in 35mm. I am looking for advice about which 35mm stock to use that will best match the 16mm 7203 in grain, contrast and color. Any suggestions would be much appreciated. Thank you. Steven Holloway steven@shfilms.com
  13. Hello group, Just got a 100ft roll of 16mm 1R Eastman 7222 Double-X neg stock. The label states "© 2002". Also bought supposedly fresh Double-X stock very recently and the label says "© 2009". Q 1: anyone know what's the deal with the dates (same with Ektachrome 100D BTW)? Q 2: should I compensate for sensitivity loss with the 2002 Double-X stock? I know that overexposing Double-X is bad - not like current Kodak color neg at all. Love the classic look of Double-X with its typical 'vintage' grain pattern ranging from shadows all the way up to highlights. Any reply/tips
  14. Hi everyone, I'm helping with my friend's project for a cinematography class. We'll be using an arri S. Unfortunately he got 500t film and we will be shooting in daylight with an 85 filter. I wanted to ask if anyone here had any suggestions for our shoot, and my friend is concerned about what the f-stop should be set at with such conditions. Thank you.
  15. What would be a good place to buy short ends in large quantities, at a good price, perhaps locally. Also I've some digital restoration on new super8 footage, it included sharpening, But It didn't have the artificial look I'm used to seeing with that kinda stuff. I'd like to do it with 16mm. Here it is done with avisynth. Thanks
  16. Has there ever existed a film stock equivalent or similar to what Fuji Velvia 50 was in the still-photography business?
  17. Has there ever existed a film stock equivalent or similar to what Fuji Velvia 50 was in the still-photography business?
  18. Hi, I'm looking to shoot my first 16mm short with a Bolex H-16. Going for a cinema-verite/60's avantgarde feel in terms of low light/natural light. Nearly all of the shots will be interior at night. Going for a look very similar to the scene below from 1:40 to 2:07 Curious to see if anyone can narrow down what film stock was used for this (or what similar stocks made today could work in a similar way)?? Also any idea what f.stop he was shooting at in said scene would be helpful as well! Thanks!
  19. Hello everybody, Being a "working on 16mm film" lover (after struggling with the film purchase...old stock usually) I start thinking on how to develop this 16mm NEGATIVE B&W film market (better say, to revive it hopefully once and for all!) In conclusion, AS WE SPEAK, I am able to produce the following type of 16mm film, FRESH and in ANY quantities! Type: 16mm negative Black&White Film speed: 100ASA/21DIN, 200ASA/24DIN, 400ASA/27DIN Perforation 1R Winding: B on standard plastic core, length: 400feet/roll packed: sealed tin can (2 rolls/can! = 800feet/can) The film i
  20. Hello, I'm working on a project for 2015 that I want to shoot on black and white 16mm film. I've watched several films online shot with Tri-X film and a few on Double X but the blacks are so dark (I know, they're supposed to be). :) These are great film stocks but for my film I kinda don't want the blacks to be so black. For example, one of my favorite films is the 1956 version of "The Bad Seed" and as you can see from the photos the black and white image is not so dark. The blacks aren't so black like they are in the modern stocks. I might not be explaining this well. You can see from
  21. I just found out that Film Source LA have no 16mm short ends on hand, and virtually no 35mm short ends, whatsoever. They recommended Comtel in Burbank, but the owner there wants to sell his short ends for about $10 less than what Kodak charges for new film. I was literally quoted $150 for a 400 ft. roll of Vision 3 50D stock. Kodak's price is $160.80. Does anyone know of a good source for short ends? Looking for a place that tests the film with a densitometer, and doesn't keep old stock on hand for years at a time. -Jerry Murrel Little Rock, AR
  22. Hey guys, I'm looking for a bit of advice, stock-wise. We're shooting the first ten minutes of our feature film this month and unfortunately my DP is as unfamiliar with film as I am. For outdoor scenes, I'm looking into the KODAK Vision 3 250D. One shot in particular, we transition from the roof of our building to the inside of our apartment. I dug up an article on Fuji's old 250. The tester claimed it would work very well under such a transition. I'm assuming that Kodak can achieve the same result? http://www.fujifilm.com/products/motion_picture/lineup/eterna_vivid250d/demo/ w
  23. Greetings, I was recently given a Canon 514XL camera. I am familiar with still film in general but am not clear on how this camera works with various stocks and I have no manual. I know the cam works as I have run a roll of Tri-X through it and got it developed successfully. That being said I am not interested in taking black and white at this time. I am going to Las Vegas in January and want to get a couple cartidges of color film to shoot outdoors on the strip (during the day) as well as inside on various casino floors. I have been browsing the forums and it seems like Vision3 50
  24. Hello, I'm doing some school project, and I need to know exactly how the processed and developed film negative (preferably Kodak Vision3) looks. Can someone, please, post here some detailed photos of processed and developed film negative that comes directly from camera (no copy)? I would be extremelly grateful!! :wub: What is the main differences between processed and developed negative from camera and distribution copy film stock? Does the distribution copies usually using the same film stock type that is used in camera? Is there some distribution copies on Kodak Vision3? Does Kodak Visi
  25. Dear Sirs I'm writing a short article for the next Torino Film Festival,referring to the New Hollywood retrospective 1967/1976 ,so for write something of less flat or boring, in that era are there any common influences in the way to use light,lenses and film stocks(the retrospective will focusing on Five Easy Pieces,Mean Streets,Pat Garret and Bil ly the Kid,Klute,TheConversation,Sugarland Express,California Split ,They Shoot Horses,Don't They?,Scarecrow,TheLast Picture Show etc., to less known films like Electra Glide in Blue,Dillinger,Little Murders,The Swimmer,The Friends of Eddie Coyle,Sm
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