Celebrating Super 8! An Interview with Director Tommy Gillard and Cinematographer Boris Hallvig on their Gloriously Gothic Short Rhapsody in Blood Rhapsody in Blood - a straight8 film from Tommy Gillard on Vimeo. Tommy Gillard and Boris Hallvig are director and cinematographer of Rhapsody in Blood, a short Super 8 motion picture film in the gothic genre produced for the 2019 Straight 8 ... [Read More]
Happy Birthday George Eastman!
Happy Birthday to George Eastman, the Father of Film! It’s no secret that the FPP is a big fan of Kodak Film. As much as we love seeking out and testing new & experimental film stocks or adapting industrial films for individual consumer use, when we want a superior film that yields consistent results, we choose Kodak every time. And sure, as great as Kodak film is, some of our motivation is ... [Read More]
Introducing FPP CINE16 DOUBLE PERF 16mm FILM
A New Line of 16mm Films for Motion Picture Film Cameras June 18, 2019 (Updated January 1, 2021) – Analog photography resource the Film Photography Project is bringing back another lost and forgotten film format with its new line of Double Perf 16mm Motion Picture Film! The CINE16 DOUBLE PERF line is fresh film stock, hand-rolled onto 100 foot (30 meter) daylight spools in our film prep ... [Read More]
Results from Expired Ektachrome Type A / Type G Super 8 Film!
Introduction I asked home movie enthusiast and shooter Owen McCafferty to pen this blog after receiving many e-mails from Super 8 shooters about how to get their Type A or Type G Ektachrome processed. It seems that unknowing Super 8 shooters are buying this old film stock on ebay not knowing the pitfalls of shooting such an old version of the iconic Ektachrome. No modern labs will process Type A ... [Read More]
Should I Shoot Expired Kodak Film?
Should I Shoot Expired Kodak Film? That film in the familiar little yellow box? Look on the side of it and you’ll see printed there a date; an expiration date to be exact. Just about every large-scale film manufacturer prints this date on all their film packaging to let you know when you can develop your film without worries that it’ll give bad results. (Note that modern Kodak movie films have ... [Read More]
The Mystery of the Missing Fukkatsu 110 Film!
Like the Phoenix, Fukkatsu Film from Film Reborn Rises Again! (Sort Of) Or, The Mystery of the Missing Fukkatsu. Fukkatsu – Japanese word meaning revival Back in 2012, the internet was abuzz with curiosity about the new Fukkatsu BW and Color 110 film introduced by Asian company Films Reborn, one of the few companies to bring new 110 film to the market; and, the only company to offer color ... [Read More]