Super 8 Today Issue #6 is in the mail!
Here's a look at what is inside:
Interview with Justin Lovell - Justin Lovell's 12 minute short Stuntman won the International Award at the NOMOS film festival and is also profiled on Kodak's website. Justin talks about the making of the film, his film transfer business, and his experiences at Super-8 festivals.
Super-8 Stories - A new TV show on the BBC has become wildly popular by showing movies and then interviewing the people that were in them.
The State of Super-8 - David W. Scott analyzes the current state of Super-8 after Kodachrome by comparing different film stocks available today and looking at the world of telecine.
Product Flashback: The Chinon 1206SM
Giles Perkins - Giles Perkins talks about himself and the phenomenal growth of the very popular and informative website devoted to Super-8 called onsuper.org
View from the Collector's Corner: A short review of some out of print older notable releases.
A Pure and Sweet Hell - Giles Perkins interviews filmmaker Brian Vernor about his hour long documentary of cyclocross racing. Cyclocross racing pits the cyclist against other racers, and also foul weather, dirt roads, and man-made as well as natural obstacles along the way.
Once is not Enough - A review of some of the common film cleaners and lubricants on the market and a short instruction on how to clean and help preserve those precious Super-8 frames.
The ABC's of RGB - Want to shoot Technicolor in Super-8? I mean the real Technicolor three strip process that was used by Hollywood in the '40s and '50s. Believe it or not, it can be done.
The Filter Connection - Using filters to achieve the look you want for either black & white or color Super-8 films. A simple primer on the basics and essentials of the often forgotten filter.
The Travelogue Film - Making a good travelogue film takes more than just shooting some pictures of the scenery like a still camera. The good news is Super-8 is a perfect medium for making an entertaining travelogue.
Super-8 Tips: Making Your First Film - A checklist of things to do and think about while planning that first Super-8 film with that camera you just bought through eBay, or found in the family attic.
On Saturation and Grain - Life as a "Westsider" - A new Super-8 short uses a total of nine different film stocks to create the psychological feel the director wanted.
Exploring Animation - Alan Cleave's on-going animation column talks about creating characters.
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A forum member makes the cover of Super 8 Today (#6)
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