Re: [Frameworks] info on hand-processing colour film needed

From: Robert Schaller (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Jul 21 2010 - 06:41:56 PDT


The Handmade Film Institute has instructions for doing this:

http://www.handmadefilm.org/resources/technicalResources/technicalResources.
html

This gives do it yourself instructions for color negative, positive, and
reversal processing.

On 7/21/10 1:25 AM, "email suppressed>
wrote:

> Tetenal make a three bath colour reversal kit:
> http://www.tetenal.co.uk/product_details.php?p_id=1944&vlang_id=4079
> .
>
> It's a doddle to use and works well with a Lomo tank, though it's
> not that cheap,
>
> Nicky Hamlyn.
>
>
> On 20 Jul 2010, at 19:18, Veronica Ibarra wrote:
>
>> Hi!
>> I hand-process my own B&W 16mm film and would like to do the same
>> with colour, reversal or neg. I use a Lomo tank.
>>
>> Could anyone tell me how to do it? chemicals needed, times,
>> temperatures, etc?
>> Or maybe someone knows where I could get this information?
>>
>> Thank you
>>
>> Best
>> Veronica
>> www.veronicaibarra.com
>> De: Rory Brosius <email suppressed>
>> Para: email suppressed
>> Enviado: mar,20 julio, 2010 18:51
>> Asunto: Re: [Frameworks] experimental documentary (thank you)
>>
>> Christopher,
>>
>> Thank you for the kind response. I hope you are able to incorporate
>> everything you hope to.
>>
>> Keep us updated!
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Rory
>>
>> PS: If you are looking to incorporate some interesting portraits,
>> docudrama, and "self-reflexive" films (as Marilyn had said)...
>>
>> Grey Gardens: Albert & David Maysles
>>
>> Sherman's March: Ross McElwee
>>
>> War: Jake Mahaffy
>>
>> Chain: Jem Cohen
>>
>> and for fun...
>>
>> The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters: Seth Gordon
>> From: email suppressed
>> To: email suppressed
>> Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2010 16:34:54 +0000
>> Subject: [Frameworks] experimental documentary (thank you)
>>
>> Hello all,
>>
>>
>> Thanks to everyone for so many excellent and thought provoking
>> recommendations. Some of them were already on my radar but many
>> others had either slipped my mind or were completely unknown to me.
>>
>>
>> Thanks in particular to Amanda, Dan, Robert, Dinorah, Jeanne, Ken,
>> Matt, Mike, Jason, Carl, Sonali, David, Ted, Elizabeth, Mads, Greg,
>> James, Shane, Jeff, Beverly, Manuele, Rory and Rob (whew!).
>>
>>
>> Special thanks to Marilyn, Jason and Rory for prodding me to focus
>> my thoughts a bit more as I begin to shape the syllabus for the
>> course.
>>
>>
>> In response to their comments a little context is probably in order:
>>
>>
>> The class I will be teaching this fall is called Film Documentary.
>> Based on past experience with the student body I suspect that the
>> vast majority of my students have an idea of documentary that does
>> not go very far beyond Ken Burns and Michael Moore. Its within this
>> context that I decided that I would teach an "experimental
>> documentary" course in order to challenge these sorts of
>> preconceptions. In any case when I posted my initial query to
>> Frameworks I deliberately left the terminology undefined so as to
>> cast as wide a net as possible in the hopes that I would get a range
>> of responses (it seemed to have worked). I assumed correctly that
>> many responses would point me in directions that I might not have
>> anticipated. At the same time I included the names of certain film
>> and video makers in order to provide some sense of what I meant by
>> "experimental." The point was to provide some context without
>> closing off potential avenues.
>>
>>
>> Marilyn wondered about the purpose of the course. One of the major
>> areas of focus for this class will be, as Marilyn put it, on "self-
>> reflexive documentaries that are honest, also, about their
>> subjectivity.≤ Rather than a history of such films I intend to
>> design the course as an introduction to these kinds of films (and
>> videos) with no attempt to be exhaustive or definitive. In this
>> spirit, the discussions around terminology (≥experimental≤ and
>> ≥documentary≤) will be integrated into the course with as little
>> doctrinaire fanfare as possible.
>>
>>
>> Jason, I wholeheartedly agree that there are no clear boundaries
>> between Narrative, Documentary and Experimental film. I intend to
>> design the course in such way that the content and spirit of the
>> course convey this lack of definitive boundaries.
>>
>>
>> Rory, Documentary Film is a theory course however I have recently
>> begun to fold optional production assignments into my theory courses
>> and I intend to do the same with my ≥experimental≤ version of the
>> this class. How exactly I will do this has yet to be determined. I
>> am not sure how much experience with hands on processes. Certainly
>> the discussion around terminology and processes will have to be
>> placed within an historical context.
>>
>>
>> Again, thanks to all the very helpful feedback.
>>
>>
>> Best,
>>
>>
>> CH
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> The New Busy is not the too busy. Combine all your e-mail accounts
>> with Hotmail. Get busy.
>>
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