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#1 Claire Walker

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Posted 11 July 2013 - 12:51 PM

Dear font of knowledge - also know as users of the cinematography forum,

 

I am sure you have been asked this question many many times over, however I am afraid I am throwing myself upon your mercy again!  I am from a small company based in London, and I have a bit of a problem.... I have 4 rolls of Kodachrome 40 film, newly shoot, sitting on my desk but with no place to go! 

 

once I received these rolls and looked into developing them I was very quickly told that no commercial companies anywhere in the world develop these films as the chemicals used are no longer being made.. The developing house I was speaking to however said that there may be entrepreneurs and super 8 enthusiasts that may have this golden grail of chemicals and be developing their own Kodachrome 40.  And who may ever so helpfully be willing to develop mine? :) – I am not sure if this is true or even possible, but if it is, please get in touch.

 

I have also been told/informed that Kodachrome can be developed in black and white.  Has anyone done this, know of the results to expect etc etc.

 

I am absolutely desperate to get these films developed – and I’m hoping that someone reading this will help with my plight!

 

Many thanks for taking the time to read this.

 

Best

Claire


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#2 Doug Palmer

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Posted 11 July 2013 - 03:49 PM

Yes it's just monochrome now,  Claire, as far as I know.

http://www.theoldfilmcompany.com

do the processing in UK

 

Best of luck

Doug

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#3 Claire Walker

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 05:26 AM

Thank you Doug.

 

I will have a look at that link you posted.


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#4 Mark Dunn

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 06:44 AM

If only you could have stopped your customer from exposing it.

A DVD transfer and no refunds on a 75% chance of success for £50 plus your markup isn't a good deal. But that's their business, I suppose.


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