From: joe beres (email suppressed)
Date: Sun Mar 12 2006 - 21:44:43 PST

Hey Alain,

How are you? I just tried to load the 40frames directory and got a
server not found message. I just wanted to let you know in case it is
either unknown or unintentional. I'm finally starting to get my act
together to get some new work going. I hope you are well.

Take care,

Joe Beres

40 Frames Directory wrote:
>> Has anyone tried to use a film protector/ restorer such as Filmguard
>> for editing original?
>> It is supposed to be amazing for protecting against scratches so I was
>> wondering if anyone ever used it for editing rather than projection /
>> preservation?
>> Steven
> I'm curious if you plan to project the original (shots cement or tape
> spliced) or make prints for projection?
> Filmguard is nice, works wonders, allows the projector to run quieter,
> etc. but remember this stuff applies wet and stays that way which makes it
> a little tricky to handle. It was made for release prints though I use it
> (and know of others who apply it) on work prints. It seems to extend the
> life of the print and cleans things up a little...not as much static
> charge attract all that dust and dirt. This works for me as I'm not
> handling the film all that much. My shots rarely run shorter than 30
> seconds and I don't change the assembly order all that much.
> Also, tape splices may not hold if you've first applied FG to the film
> once its returned from the lab or hand-processing. I've had little problem
> with this but I know several editors who have had trouble (I think because
> they're cutting and handling the film more). As for cement splicing and FG
> I don't know how this would work?
> If what you're after is denaturing this image (film is film after all and
> will reflect that it's been handled) then it shouldn't matter much what
> you apply. FG can be applied and removed with film cleaner if you find it
> doesn't work.
> Lastly, a little FG goes a long way. If you overcoat you going to have to
> run back over the film with a wipe to remove the excess. And if there's
> too much FG it doesn't run well through the projector.
> Alain LeTourneau
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