On Sun, Aug 31, 2014 at 1:09 AM, <nicky.ham...@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?

Thanks,
Alain




>
>
>
>  -----Original Message-----
> From: Jean-Louis Seguin <bolext...@gmail.com>
> To: Experimental Film Discussion List <frameworks@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):
>
> Agfa
> Orwo
> Adox
> Kahl
>
> What format do you need?
> B&W color, negative or reversal?
>
> Jean-Louis
>
> Sent from my iPod
>
> > On Aug 30, 2014, at 8:24 PM, Fred Smith <fsmit...@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
> them.
> >> 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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