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Fuji Velvia 50D The great new Super 8 Film!


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#1 filmfreund

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Posted 10 April 2006 - 04:34 AM

On Saturday, GK-Film of Bielefeld (Germany) started the sale of Fuji Velvia 50D Daylight film in Super 8 cartridges. At the film fair in Waghäusel the company sold the first cartridges, called GK-Film Cinevia. You may even buy this film in 16mm and in Single 8 cartridges (12 meters). All is available.

We tested this film for smallformat magazine (new issue is out now!). It's great stuff. Very fine grained, great colors! The film costs 24,50 Euro including processing at Andec (Berlin). You can also buy this film without E6 processing.

Mr. Klose has the following email address: gk.film@web.de. His website www.film-super8.de is mainly in German but there are some English pages too.

Now it's up to us how successfull this new enterprise of Mr. Klose will be. He invested a lot to bring this film to market. Let's try it!

Juergen
www.smallformat.de

Edited by filmfreund, 10 April 2006 - 04:35 AM.

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#2 andres victorero

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Posted 10 April 2006 - 06:40 AM

great news, I can´t wait to see the test. B)
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#3 A.Oliver

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Posted 11 April 2006 - 04:34 PM

Hi, just placed an order for a few rolls of super 8 and 16mm cinevia, after 21 years of loyality towards kodak i've gone green. Just hope kodak see's the lite, ditches the 64t and brings out a descent super 8 reversal stock.

Edited by k25rip, 11 April 2006 - 04:34 PM.

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#4 Maulubekotofa

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Posted 11 April 2006 - 08:18 PM

for some reason they have ge3rman only - no englishj. That is to bad.
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#5 Roel van Noord

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Posted 12 April 2006 - 02:12 AM

The super8reversal lab in Holland will also sell them. When the lab reopens that is. check www.super8.nl.

The website is also in english.

Roel

BTW. I just ordered mine (in German) from GK. I'm very interested in the results. Would be perfectly for my Eumig Nautica since it doesn't read 64 asa.
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Posted 19 April 2006 - 09:55 AM

The price just went up 12% to 27,50 EUR :(
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#7 Mike Crane

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Posted 19 April 2006 - 11:07 AM

Spectra also sells the Velvia in the US. Some pics of their film/processing/transfer were recently posted here.
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Posted 19 April 2006 - 11:59 AM

Hi, just placed an order for a few rolls of super 8 and 16mm cinevia, after 21 years of loyality towards kodak i've gone green. Just hope kodak see's the lite, ditches the 64t and brings out a descent super 8 reversal stock.

Its a shame you have lost all that time being loyal to kodak , you have been missing out . john holland .
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#9 Taki Bibelas

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Posted 03 May 2006 - 07:56 AM

Regarding the single 8 version of this film. What cartridges to they use for this 50 asa film, the 25 or 200asa notched ones? Will my ZC1000 know this is a 50 asa speed film? What did you guys do, just under expose or use the variable shutter ?

What's the difference between wittnerchrome 50D and Cineva.

Thanks, getting ready to go with single 8 again....
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