Re: hi-con & VNF processing

From: Todd Eacrett (email suppressed)
Date: Sat Mar 28 2009 - 10:34:33 PDT

Hi Roger,

Exclusive in Toronto still processes VNF (16mm and S8) using a
modified E6 process. Rates are pretty reasonable but you may have
cross-border customs and x-ray issues.

It does well hand-processed in E6 kit chemistry too.


Todd Eacrett
Victoria, BC, Canada

----- Original Message -----
From: Roger Beebe <email suppressed>
Date: Saturday, March 28, 2009 8:31 am
Subject: hi-con & VNF processing

> All,
> I'm in the middle of teaching a 16mm production course & a
bunch of
> the students bought hi-con for their final projects after I showed
> them how to hand process. Now some of them have decided
> rather
> have it processed at a lab (mostly because I only cross-process
> negative & they want positive images. I'd rather have negative
> images
> & not deal with sulfuric acid). ANYWAY, I'm wondering what labs
> can
> handle hi-con & how we tell them how to process it. One of the
> students just shot some footage rating the stock at ASA 12,
> is
> obviously a made up number, since the stock doesn't really have
> rating. Any ideas?
> Second, I'm wondering if anyone out there knows if there are
> that
> still can handle the old VNF Ekta. I've got a lead on a bunch of
> rolls of the stuff, but I don't want to foist unprocessable film on
> my
> kids. It would save 'em a ton of money though, so if there's
> someone
> out there who can handle it, I'd love to know.
> Thanks much,
> Roger
> For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at
<email suppressed>.

For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.