Re: DIY Tape-to-Film transfer?

From: Steve Polta (email suppressed)
Date: Tue Mar 09 2010 - 14:50:09 PST

Isn't it tragic when google lets us down?
Why not just do it and find out?

Be a pioneer!
Live dangerously man!!

--- On Tue, 3/9/10, Scott R <email suppressed> wrote:

> From: Scott R <email suppressed>
> Subject: DIY Tape-to-Film transfer?
> To: email suppressed
> Date: Tuesday, March 9, 2010, 12:58 PM
> Hello,
> I've been wondering if it would be possible to do a rough
> tape-to-film transfer, perhaps using a Bolex and a bright
> video
> projector. I have a home-made telecine box that works well
> for 8mm
> telecine, and was thinking of using that in reverse...
> probably by
> laboriously filming the video frame by frame. I'm not
> hoping to end up
> with a professional quality transfer or anything, I'm just
> interested
> in playing with the way video changes once transferred to
> film (e.g.
> Anthony Dod Mantle's video work). I'd expect it to come out
> pretty
> rough, but I'm mostly curious whether I'd need to
> constantly be
> changing the exposure on the Bolex, or whether I could keep
> it
> constant as long as the video source had relatively
> consistent
> contrast and brightness.
> I couldn't find anything about this on Google. Has anyone
> ever heard
> of someone trying this? Thanks for any help or links.
> Scott
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