From: Anna Biller (email suppressed)
Date: Tue Mar 07 2006 - 09:10:03 PST
I've just looked a the page. This looks like a really beautiful camera.
Which kind do you have? What's it like to shoot with? I would love to
On Mar 5, 2006, at 2:36 PM, Freya wrote:
> Here is a page all about the filmo and with beautiful
> pictures too! :)
> If you live stateside then filmo's are up for sale on
> e-bay all the time. They can vary in price between $20
> and $400 or more, depending on what kind and what
> accesories they come with. Probably if you are in the
> states you could even buy more than one if need be.
> Over here the shipping costs more than the cameras!
> It's best to try and get one with a set of lenses tho
> or you will be searching forever for a c-mount
> bargain. I'm often tempted to get another one so I can
> have more lenses and most of all to have 400foot
> If you do get one then please use it to make films
> with. :)
> --- Anna Biller <email suppressed> wrote:
>> Hi Freya,
>> Thanks so much. I think you're right, I think it's a
>> Bell and Howell.
>> I'll look it up and see, maybe try to get one.
>> On Mar 5, 2006, at 11:12 AM, Freya wrote:
>>>> sensual is, he goes
>>>> around with this wonderful 16mm camera all the
>>>> and records
>>>> everything, documents his whole life, and
>>>> things having to
>>>> do with suffering, pain, love, sex. Does anyone
>>>> know what kind of a
>>>> camera that is? It looks like it's got 3 lenses
>>>> front that rotate,
>>>> and it's portable but larger than a Bolex.
>>>> a British model?
>>> I've not seen the film, but I think the camera is
>>> Bell and Howell Filmo! I've certainly seen
>>> depticting a filmo as it made me want to see the
>>> ;) (My most special camera is my filmo).
>>> Strangely, despite the fact I have one, and
>>> the fact there is one in the film, it is most
>>> definitely not a British Model. (Maybe the lenses
>>> made in Leicester) but a well known american
>>> and it is virtually unavaiable over here, but
>>> very common and cheap in the states. It used to be
>>> used as a newsreel camera and extensively by the
>>> american military. It is the 16mm version of the
>>> eyemo that Hollywood loves to use as a crash
>>> Filmo's are a great choice for those wanting to
>>> out in 16mm and who can't afford a bolex. They are
>>> very special cameras. You feed them a little oil
>>> they just keep going forever and ever.
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