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Where do you purchase your 16mm film and processing?


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#1 John Adolfi

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Posted 20 July 2009 - 04:29 PM

I see Spectra seems reasonable for about $65 including processing for the 100D and $45 for B&W. What do you say?
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#2 Jonathan Bowerbank

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Posted 20 July 2009 - 06:23 PM

Pretty good deal.

Raw Stock is a good source for cheap stock: http://www.raw-stock.com/recans.html
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#3 David Rakoczy

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 06:58 AM

I get my Stock directly from Kodak and Fotokem does all my Processing.
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#4 Jason Hinkle (RIP)

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 05:44 PM

If you're near Chicago, AstroLab does 16mm processing and they have a great staff who handle a lot of the feature work that happens here in the summer. http://filmworkers.c...anches/chicago/

I often order stock from http://www.filmemporium.com/
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#5 Will Montgomery

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 08:48 PM

Buy directly from Kodak but processing depends on the type of film.

Video Post & Transfer in Dallas does an excellent job on negative. Their lab is always getting the highest ranking possible by Kodak. 16mm and 35mm only.

http://www.videopost...processing.html
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#6 Evan Ferrario

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Posted 26 July 2009 - 10:24 PM

If you want the freshest film at usually the lowest cost, buy direct like everyone else says. I recently bought an order of Fuji 250D for 33 cents a foot. You can get a discount if you are a student or purchasing a large order.

I've had some luck getting cheap film on ebay for tests and experiments. You can find it for as low as 5 cents however if it's an important project, its worth it to get stock you know if 100% good.

Cinelab in Mass has processed all my 16mm and I've gotten great results. It really depends on where you live.
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