This is terrible news! I am sorry to hear it. I just spoke to Kodak in the USA and they are still selling TriX Super 8, but you have to call Kodak directly at 1-800-621-3456 to place the order.
Maybe we can coordinate shipments to the UK? tara nelson On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 11:48 AM, Cherry Kino <cherrykinocin...@yahoo.com>wrote: > Ok some (kind of crap) film stock news! > > Just spoke with Kodak, hoping to order some Tri-X Super 8 cartridges for a > film I'm making, and guess what - they now no longer sell it directly to > people, they have allocated 're-sellers' to do it for them. These are the > prices these re-sellers are asking - bear in mind this is ONLY for the film > stock, no processing etc: > > Widescreen Centre - £19.00 each > Blue Cine Tech - £20.99 each > Sendean Cameras - £28.00 > > WTF?!! > > That's a big price increase from £12-£13 per roll, which is what it used > to be. > > Widescreen Centre are the 'cheapest' of the 3, but then there's also > shipping and extra costs etc. Not cool. Sendean… what are they playing at? > £28? I know prices go up and there are overheads etc, but seriously, that's > excessive. > > So, I'm definitely going to be buying Adox pan-x 100, which I am also > going to supply in the UK in the next few months once the CK website is up > and running. > > Kodak made a mistake, because it'll just stop custom. Maybe they're > winding down Tri-X, and this is their way of doing it… ? Anybody know the > inside scoop? > > Jeez Louise, what the heck are they doing... > > It would work out cheaper to buy Tri-x from the excellent duo Richard and > Diana at Nanolab in Australia, and pay the shipping and tax, than to get it > from a source in the UK! Mad. Might just do that. > > Anyways, to end on a positive note, here's my latest film, 'Attraction'. > https://vimeo.com/76331605 > > Bye! > > > xxx > > > > Martha Jurksaitis > Analogue Film and Photography Artist > > M: 07935 916 560 > > > _______________________________________________ > FrameWorks mailing list > FrameWorks@jonasmekasfilms.com > https://mailman-mail5.webfaction.com/listinfo/frameworks > >
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