Re: open-reel to 16mm?

From: Jeff Kreines (email suppressed)
Date: Sun Jan 13 2008 - 05:00:31 PST

On Jan 13, 2008, at 5:47 AM, Nicky Hamlyn wrote:

> I worked at the BBC in the early 1980s, when an increasing amount
> of sport and current affairs material was being shot on video, but
> the main form of editing was still 16mm film , so a lot of stuff
> used to be transferred from tape to to black and white 16mm with
> burnt-in time code: In the UK it's called "Film Recording". The 1
> inch video masters would then be conformed to the edited 16mm work-
> print.

That was done less commonly in the US, but Laugh-In was cut that way,
as offline video editing didn't exist yet. I've got a Palmer
Kinescope Camera somewhere, but it's more of a collector's item than
a usable beast -- though DuArt uses theirs.

Jeff "do you wanna make tea at the BBC?" Kreines

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