Re: manufacturing/making film

From: 40 Frames (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Oct 18 2006 - 11:01:50 PDT

> This has probably popped up before on this list, but at the risk of
> repetition, I'm posting this question:
> Does anyone know of a website/book/library etc that has instructions as
> to the manufacturing of motion picture film? I'm talking about the
> chemistry, the process, the whole bit. I'm not going to start making
> film in my basement or anything (at least not yet); however, I've been
> curious as to the actual "recipe" for quite some time. Google doesn't
> seem to come up with anything relevant, although it may be that I'm
> wording my search insufficiently.
> Thanks in advance,
> Hans Michaud

Try Robert Schaller's Handmade Film Institute. Google it.

Or are you in search for some kind of industrial manual... because those
are trade secrets!


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