[Frameworks] Kodak finally files for bankruptcy protection

franco base frenk.calza at gmail.com
Fri Jan 20 11:06:56 CST 2012


I think that is better rely on small producers like orwo or foma
and explain them that a lot of people work with film.
They can earn if they produce super8 or 16mm.
They shuold only cut and perforate film in the right way.




2012/1/20 Freya <freya128 at yahoo.com>

>
> First as a general note, don't have time to write much, but note that
> Kodak is not bankrupt but in Chapter 11.
>
> Also to you specifically Tim, your comment that "we may lose a few stocks
> along the way" is not based on any facts beyond your feeling depressed
> about the situation. It's not impossible that stocks could be discontinued
> but that could happen at any time. Kodak have in fact just released a new
> stock even as they were preparing for Chapter 11.
>
> Don't think it's that healthy to invent bad stuff to be sad about, that
> hasn't happened yet.
> Even worse tho you shouldn't pass such memes onto other people.
> I know it's the nature of people to do this but I'm just trying to help
> you out by pointing this out. See "the matrix" etc.
>
> Unfortunately the rest of what you said is very true no doubt ;)
>
> Lastly theres lots of nice film still out there so if you have the cash,
> get out there and have fun!
>
> Make hay while the sun shines.
>
> It's all good. :)
>
> love
>
> Freya
>
> --- On *Thu, 1/19/12, Tim Halloran <televisual at hotmail.com>* wrote:
>
>
> From: Tim Halloran <televisual at hotmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Frameworks] Kodak finally files for bankruptcy
> To: frameworks at jonasmekasfilms.com
> Date: Thursday, January 19, 2012, 6:14 PM
>
>  Good points. It is truly tragic what is likely to happen to the pensions
> of hard-working folks while those incompetents at the top will certainly
> make out like bandits. But I really do hope, as you said, that the film
> side of the business emerges as a new leaner, meaner self-contained, and
> profitable, entity. Unfortunately, we might lose a few stocks on the way
> though.
>
> Tim
>
>  ------------------------------
> Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2012 10:04:17 -0800
> From: info at 40frames.org
> To: frameworks at jonasmekasfilms.com
> Subject: Re: [Frameworks] Kodak finally files for bankruptcy
>
>
>
> On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 4:19 AM, Robert Schaller <robert at ontosmedia.com<http://mc/compose?to=robert@ontosmedia.com>
> > wrote:
>
>
> http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2012/01/19/eastman-kodak-files-for-bankruptcy/?hp
>
>
>
> Kodak restructuring is a good thing, as the current model is clearly not
> feasible.
>
> Bankruptcy court protection will allow Kodak to carve up the company and
> sell intellectual property, but also get out from
> under their debt obligation to employee pensions. Meanwhile, Perez and the
> executive team is stuffing money in their pockets.
>
> The motion picture division will likely continue in some shape or form,
> and would probably benefit from Eastman Chemical or
> a similar company coming in to manufacture and sell the product. MP
> product would be better off if separated from Perez's
> Kodak.
>
>
> Alain
>
>
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