What he said. 

Tim

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> On Oct 4, 2014, at 7:33 AM, "Jarrett Hayman" <jfhay...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> I like to shoot film even though I really can't afford it. I've no money for 
> prints, blow-ups or any cost beyond processing. Rolls of super 8 stack up in 
> my fridge until I have the funds to process it, which usually happens once or 
> twice a year. But I still shoot film when I can, and it is always on 
> reversal. I've recently experimented with shooting s8 neg and digitizing it, 
> but that still isn't as satisfactory as exhibiting on film. The cost of lab 
> services (and of "graduating" to a gauge larger than 8mm) puts me in the de 
> facto position of shooting reversal and using the camera original for 
> exhibition. In way, this has evolved into an artistic practice in its own 
> right. Showing a print (or camera original in my case) becomes more and more 
> a unique act, a performance, and the film itself a unique physical object, as 
> opposed to a copy. Reversal has been a lifejacket that has kept me in film. 
> Perhaps its professional uses are limited, put for the amateur filmmaker (a 
> moniker I proudly accept) reversal is king. 
> 
> And yes, the color is beautiful!
> 
>> On Sat, Oct 4, 2014 at 5:04 AM, Heikki Repo <heikki.r...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> It's the look some people want. If they want clarity, it's 16mm or HD video 
>> -- but super-8 is filled with feeling and nostalgy and reversal is even 
>> better for that. E100D was popular, but now it isn't available anymore. I'd 
>> guess that the biggest business for them is located in places that have lots 
>> of sun, so even ISO 100 is not a problem if things are happening outside.
>> 
>> On Sat, 04 Oct 2014 05:57:58 -0400
>> nicky.ham...@talktalk.net wrote:
>> 
>> > Thanks. The first use I can see, but wouldn't wedding filmmakers would be 
>> > better off shooting neg if it's going to be digitised anyway? More 
>> > latitude etc, surely?
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: Heikki Repo <heikki.r...@gmail.com>
>> > To: frameworks@jonasmekasfilms.com
>> > Sent: Sat, 4 Oct 2014 10:02
>> > Subject: Re: [Frameworks] FILM Ferrania Kickstarter: potential new color 
>> > reversal film stock
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Many family film makers want to have color film that they can watch at 
>> > home with
>> > a projector with their family. At the moment there are no good options for 
>> > them.
>> >
>> > However, there are also professionals especially in the wedding film 
>> > business
>> > who see the reversal film as better fitting their needs and delivering 
>> > those
>> > emotions they are looking to convey -- even if they just have the film 
>> > scanned.
>> >
>> > Regards
>> > Heikki
>> >
>> > On Sat, 04 Oct 2014 04:53:20 -0400
>> > nicky.ham...@talktalk.net wrote:
>> >
>> > > Is reversal really what people want? If you want a projection print you 
>> > > either
>> > need a reversal print, a currently unavailable option, or you need an 
>> > interneg
>> > then a print, in which case you're surely better off shooting on neg, 
>> > which is
>> > what I do. I've never needed internegs, because I've never needed more 
>> > than five
>> > or six prints max.
>> > >
>> > > Can someone elucidate? Is it the colour?
>> > >
>> > > Thanks,
>> > >
>> > > Nicky.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > -----Original Message-----
>> > > From: Matt Whitman <i...@mawhitman.com>
>> > > To: Experimental Film Discussion List <frameworks@jonasmekasfilms.com>
>> > > Sent: Sat, 4 Oct 2014 0:16
>> > > Subject: [Frameworks] FILM Ferrania Kickstarter: potential new color 
>> > > reversal
>> > film stock
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > Many of you have probably already seen this, but in contrast to much of 
>> > > the
>> > bad
>> > > news we hear regarding film stocks, here is some potentially good news 
>> > > and a
>> > > Kickstarter campaign to begin production of Super8 and 16mm color 
>> > > reversal
>> > film
>> > > stocks (link below). In return for a pledge, you can receive film from 
>> > > their
>> > > first batch of film (scheduled for Spring 2015). So far the campaign 
>> > > seems to
>> > be
>> > > doing well, in 3 days the goal is about 65% met. Take it for what you 
>> > > will...
>> > >
>> > > https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/filmferrania/100-more-years-of-analog-film
>> > >
>> > >
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