Re: 16mm film in the Hollywood industry

From: Sam Wells (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Jul 12 2006 - 11:57:08 PDT

> Not mystified that it should persist, just that it should
> increase...and mainly interested in what the camera assistant had
> to say-- that there's a return to 16mm within the industry.

Certainly a lot of it is due to shooting for TV & digital finish,
taking advantage of what modern telecine and grading can do.

For better or worse (I'd say kinda both) Kodak's new camera stocks -
Vision 2 - are optimised for this in terms of grain, sharpness,
contrast & saturation.


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