Jump to content


Photo

35mm slide film substitue for 16mm


  • Please log in to reply
4 replies to this topic

#1 Nick Norton

Nick Norton
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 248 posts
  • Student
  • Chicago

Posted 14 July 2008 - 03:57 PM

I am planning on shooting 35mm slide film until i can afford my own 16mm camera to learn/experiment with light.

However, i am not sure what stock to start shooting on.

Is anyone aware of a 35mm slide stock that is comparable to any available 16mm film stock?



Also, is the aspect ratio the same on 35mm still film vs. 16mm cine film?

Thanks-

Nicholas
  • 0

#2 Charles MacDonald

Charles MacDonald
  • Sustaining Members
  • 1157 posts
  • Other
  • Stittsville Ontario Canada

Posted 14 July 2008 - 08:28 PM

Is anyone aware of a 35mm slide stock that is comparable to any available 16mm film stock?


The ektachrome 100D 16mm film is made from one of the Slide stocks, also the germans in the aftermarket make a 16mm Stock out of Fuji Velva 50D

Also, is the aspect ratio the same on 35mm still film vs. 16mm cine film?


NOPE

A standard 35 mm slide is the same ratiom (and actually the same size) as 35mm VistaVison.
  • 0

#3 Nick Norton

Nick Norton
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 248 posts
  • Student
  • Chicago

Posted 14 July 2008 - 10:42 PM

Would anyone know of perhaps a good 35mm slide stock to just learn/experiment with light?



Also, isn't the aspect ratio of 35mm film the same as 16mm?
  • 0

#4 Hal Smith

Hal Smith
  • Sustaining Members
  • 2280 posts
  • Cinematographer
  • OKC area

Posted 14 July 2008 - 11:30 PM

35mm Kodak EK100VS still film is identical to 5285/7285 (I confirmed this with John Pytlak before we lost him). Anything you learn with 100VS is going to be directly transferable to the motion picture film variant.
  • 0

#5 K Borowski

K Borowski
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 3905 posts
  • Camera Operator
  • I.A.T.S.E. Local # 600 Eastern Region

Posted 01 August 2008 - 04:23 PM

Yeah, 5085 + 7/5-285, so use that.
  • 0


Glidecam

Visual Products

Abel Cine

Technodolly

Broadcast Solutions Inc

New Pro Video - New and Used Equipment

Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS

rebotnix Technologies

Tai Audio

Willys Widgets

The Slider

Metropolis Post

CineTape

Wooden Camera

Aerial Filmworks

Ritter Battery

Gamma Ray Digital Inc

CineLab

FJS International, LLC

Paralinx LLC

Rig Wheels Passport

CineLab

Glidecam

Willys Widgets

Abel Cine

CineTape

Ritter Battery

Technodolly

Rig Wheels Passport

Paralinx LLC

FJS International, LLC

New Pro Video - New and Used Equipment

The Slider

Wooden Camera

Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS

rebotnix Technologies

Aerial Filmworks

Metropolis Post

Gamma Ray Digital Inc

Visual Products

Tai Audio

Broadcast Solutions Inc