Kodak Brings Back Ektachrome Film
"Eastman Kodak Company announced plans to bring back one of its most iconic film stocks. Over the next 12 months, Kodak will be working to reformulate and manufacture KODAK Ektachrome Film for both motion picture and still photography applications. Initial availability is expected in the fourth quarter of 2017"
"KODAK Ektachrome Film has a distinctive look that was the choice for generations of cinematographers before it was discontinued in 2012. The film is known for its extremely fine grain, clean colors, great tones and contrasts"
"Kodak will produce EKTACHROME at its film factory in Rochester, N.Y., and will market and distribute the Super 8 motion picture film version of EKTACHROME Film directly"
LINK to press release
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Film Ferrania announces its first product,
FERRANIA P30® in a limited ALPHA edition.
"FERRANIA P30 ALPHA is an 80 ISO panchromatic black & white motion picture film for still photography, and reintroduces the legendary P30 film produced by Ferrania during the 1960s"
Sales of FERRANIA P30® ALPHA in 35mm still format will begin in mid-February. Follow this LINK to see examples of photos taken with P30 Alpha. Staff at Ferrania continue with the process of setting up the equipment and fine tuning processes.
Updates on Ferrania's progress to production:
Film9 is a powerful application for "restoring" computer video footage that has been transferred from film, typically Super8, but any film type can be restored with Film9. There is an English version, and tutorials about how to use the program. Visit the link below, and download the Film9 zip file.
There is a lot of information about how to use the program, and although much is in French, simply use Bing translator to read the pages.
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ABOUT MISHKIN PRODUCTIONS
Mishkin Productions was a small independent film company with the intent of producing uniquely stylised short films.
With completion of the filming of "Eve's Song" in early 2010, Mishkin Productions has finished active film making. Instead the focus will be helping out with equipment hire, productions, and general assistance to budget film makers.
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