Re: 16mm professionalism

From: 40 Frames (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Jan 24 2007 - 21:52:45 PST

> I haven't been keeping up with this thread very closely (they're
> out of control! thanks James Kreul), but someone once told me that NFL
Films has basically been keeping 16mm film alive. Is that true?
> way, I love NFL Films. Those dudes can really shoot the ball!
> Brett Kashmere
> Syracuse NY

NFL shoots something like a million feet a year.... someone will probably
chime in with the exact number of feet (Jeff?). That's close to the
average Wiseman film. NFL has their own lab too! I think NFL (Steve Sabol)
and network television are keeping 16mm alive, super 16 that is.

Though Bolex is still in business, they are now promoting there new
telecine for old home movies...


> Jeff Kreines <email suppressed> wrote:
> And of course the amazing but complex Kodak Cine Special cameras were
probably the first real professional 16mm cameras, and remained in use
through the 70s (lots of football shooters loved the quick-change

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