[Frameworks] Kodak Film Stocks to be Discontinued, Announced in December
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Sun Aug 31 16:48:15 UTC 2014
On Sun, Aug 31, 2014 at 1:09 AM, <nicky.hamlyn at talktalk.net> wrote:
> Ilford are reportedly thinking of re-starting: they still have all the
> equipment to produce film. They made a range of beautiful B&W negs, broadly
> superior to anything Kodak has produced.
I thought Ilford was a bit lower contrast, esp compared to Kodak, but I
never shot more than a few rolls of the stuff. Would be
nice to have more options... did you happen to hear of a timeline for when
such a re-birth might happen?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jean-Louis Seguin <bolextech at gmail.com>
> To: Experimental Film Discussion List <frameworks at jonasmekasfilms.com>
> Sent: Sun, 31 Aug 2014 2:08
> Subject: Re: [Frameworks] Kodak Film Stocks to be Discontinued, Announced
> in December
> Current manufacturers
> (Other than Kodak):
> What format do you need?
> B&W color, negative or reversal?
> Sent from my iPod
> > On Aug 30, 2014, at 8:24 PM, Fred Smith <fsmith01 at rcn.com> wrote:
> > I'll have to admit, I know of no other film manufacturer other than
> Kodak, probably because they have dominated the US market for years. Any
> recomendation on how to locate the others for those who are like me?
> >> On 8/30/2014 12:53 PM, Jean-Louis Seguin wrote:
> >> Cheap shot? Maybe. I'm just so disappointed in Kodak, personally.
> >> I meet filmmakers all the time and it's surprising how many completely ignore
> the fact that there are other manufacturers in the world apart from Kodak that
> produce motion picture film stock. Some are truly amazed when I mention this to
> >> True, when it comes to color negative stocks, Kodak are the only source at
> the moment. For everything else, there are options out there
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