The best that I have found is "A Technological History of Motion Pictures and Television" by Fielding. It begins at the beginning and ends with the cathode ray tube. Not 16mm in particular but the best book of film technology that I have seen.
On Wed, Jul 13, 2016 at 8:11 AM, Kim Knowles <kim.know...@edfilmfest.org.uk> wrote: > Hi there Frameworkers, > > > I wonder if anyone can help: I'm writing about the use of 16mm in > experimental filmmaking of the 1970s and am looking for texts that deal > with the history of film technology. Not technical manuals necessarily but > scholarly sources - books or articles that look, for example, at the > emergence of 16mm as an amateur/documentary/artists' medium. > > > As always, any suggestions would be extremely gratefully received. > > > All the best, > > Kim > > =========================================================== > KEEP IN TOUCH WITH EIFF > Become a web member for FREE and receive news and offers: > http://www.edfilmfest.org.uk/register > Follow EIFF at: https://twitter.com/edfilmfest or > http://www.facebook.com/edfilmfest > =========================================================== > t. +44(0)131 228 4051 > f. +44(0)131 229 5501 > w. http://www.edfilmfest.org.uk > 88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH3 9BZ Scotland, United Kingdom > The Edinburgh International Film Festival Limited is a subsidiary of the > Centre for the Moving Image. Registered in Scotland No: SC132453. VAT No: > 502 548861. Registered Office: 88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh. > > _______________________________________________ > FrameWorks mailing list > FrameWorks@jonasmekasfilms.com > https://mailman-mail5.webfaction.com/listinfo/frameworks > >
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