Film - Kodak Launches Super 8 Filmmaking Revival Initiative at CES 2016

Discussion in 'Color Film Discussion' started by phigmov, Jan 5, 2016.

  1. phigmov

    phigmov FF Regular Subscribing Member

    Mar 23, 2015
    Fascinating -

    On the heels of celebrating 50 years of manufacturing Super 8 film, Kodak is launching an initiative aimed at putting Super 8 cameras into the hands of a new generation of filmmakers as well as meeting the needs of top directors, indie filmmakers and others who appreciate the art and craft of filmmaking.

    I know Mattias Burling (sometimes posts at has been experimenting with 16mm Kodak on his Bolex -

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  2. phigmov

    phigmov FF Regular Subscribing Member

    Mar 23, 2015
    Kodak even seem to be releasing a hybrid camera - shoots film but has a tilty-flippy digital EVF and has SD/USB/HDMI ports -
    DPReview - Kodak revives Super 8 with part-digital cine camera

    Wish them all the best, but as Kirk Tuck points out, film processing could be pricey -

    The Visual Science Lab.: The Crazy People Left at Kodak Are Launching a Crazy Camera. Super8 all over again?

    It'll be fascinating to see if this rises above the Lomo crowd and becomes something sustainable from a business perspective.
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