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  Almind - Super-8-mm
The research on Super-8mm film used in the audio/visuals is of course an ongoing process, and the editor hopes that this list of 165 titles so far will encourage collectors in
Super-8mm for Cinématic 50 jukeboxes were made during the seventies until the early eighties, so it ought to be easy still to find and preserve such film clips as cultural and musical heritage.
If the film number shown in parantheses has a CA-prefix (the first numbers on the list), it means the title could also originally be found on the CAMECA 16mm Scopitone reference and identification list.
juke-box.dk /gert-super-8-mm.htm   (602 words)

  
 8mm Film Gauges
Super 8mm, as it normally is packaged now, is single width 8mm film with Super 8mm perforations, and comes in 50ft(15m) lengths in a plastic Kodak cartridge.
Double 8mm, called such because the film is 16mm's wide, with perforations that are identical in size and pitch to that of 16mm film....although with an extra perforation which is required since the 8mm frame is 1/4th that of a 16mm frame.
After processing, the film is slit down the middle yielding two lengths of 8mm width movie film, which are spliced together in their order of the first half in front, yielding a total length of projection footage in either 50ft(from 25ft spools), 100ft(from 50ft spools...now long discontinued in use), and 200ft (from 100ft spools).
lavender.fortunecity.com /lavender/569/8mmfilmgauges.html   (2052 words)

  
 Home Movie Depot - Super8 film history and information can be located here. Learn about the advancements over the ...
Super8 film (often spelled super-8, super 8 film or super 8mm film) proved to be an improvement over it's predecessor in two key ways.
Single8 film was identical in dimension to super8, which meant that after processing, single8 film could be viewed on the same projectors as super8.
This was resolved by the introduction of the dual 8 projector which served as an 8mm projector or super8 projector with two sets of sprockets and film gates included on a single projector.
www.homemoviedepot.com /film/8mm/super_8.php   (477 words)

  
 Sonnyboo's Super 8 Movies
I had purchased a NIKON R10 professional grade Super 8 film camera a while ago and have been steadily using it more and more.
Shooting on film and transferring to video to edit on a computer based system have made a hybrid of the old school film editing with cutting and splicing tape with the newest technologies.
Aspiring filmmakers can learn aspects of shooting film and lighting for film by practicing on Super 8 movie film at a fraction of the cost of 16mm.
www.sonnyboo.com /super8.htm   (366 words)

  
 Food in the wood (super 8 mm) - blip.tv (beta)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Many independent filmmakers have made extensive use of 8 mm film, and it appears to have made something of a comeback in both the art and experimental film world.
A number of feature films however have been shot exclusively on Super 8 by serious amateur film makers hoping to gain more experience working with film, and as a stepping stone into productions shot on 16mm and 35mm.
To give further support to filmmakers dedicated to shooting on Super 8 mm film, many film festivals and screenings such as the Flicker Film Festival exist to give filmmakers a place to screen their Super 8 mm films.
blip.tv /file/74524   (1041 words)

  
 SaveYourMovies - Super 8mm Film   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The new 8mm film, called Super 8mm, was supplied in 50 ft. 8mm cassettes which were very similar to the Agfa and Meopta Regular 8mm cassettes introduced years before.
Double Super 8mm gave far better results because the film passed through the precision film gate of the camera instead of that of a mass produced plastic magazine.
In an effort to keep the Super 8mm format alive, Kodak introduced a new color reversal film to its Super 8 portfolio in August 2005.
www.saveyourmovies.com /Super8mmFilm.htm   (292 words)

  
 Super 8 mm film - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Films may be transferred through telecine to video and are then imported into computer based editing systems such as Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro or Avid.
Kodak Super 8 mm cartridges cannot be reloaded, however a reloadable cartridge was manufactured in the Soviet Union.
However, the film loaded in a Single-8 cartridge is exactly the same as Super 8 (with the exception of being made of a thinner and stronger polyester base, rather than the acetate base of Super 8 film), and can be viewed in any Super 8 projector after processing.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Super_8_mm_film   (1735 words)

  
 8mm and Super 8 Conversion To Digital
While you could adapt a normal flatbed scanner to film through a technique like the one documented at http://home.sci.fi/~animato/scanning/scanning2.html, I would not recommend it given how inexpensive some of the ones now available are.
The computer scans a portion of the film (usually about 14 frames at a time), forwards the film, and then scans again ("rinse, repeat") until the film is completely scanned.
The software currently scales the image so that the sprocket hole center and the far edge of the film are always in the same place and orientation (a “nearest neighbor” interpolation is utilized currently – since the scale should be close to 1) with respect to the final frame.
www.jiminger.com /s8/index.html   (4856 words)

  
 FilmSecrets - 8mm Page
Regular 8 had the reputation for being very unstable.
Super 8 solved this problem by putting a pressure plate in the film cartridge.
oading a film cartridge for your super 8 camera involves no threading of the camera.
www.rivalquest.com /super8   (113 words)

  
 Super 8 English
At Deranns they publish Film for the Collector, a collectors magazine dealing with 'The Movies World' : film and cinemas (mostly nostalgic articles) but you will also find reviews of new films and information about events such as filmfestivals (super 8 that is!).
Perry's do make a few, very interesting titles, but their main business seems to be selling used films and films from Deranns and other producers.
And when it comes to using super 8 for private or professionel purposes there is still life in the 'spaghetti gauge'.
inet.uni2.dk /~waltherk/s8eng.htm   (373 words)

  
 Film-8mm
Normally Double8 is filmed at 16 frame/s.Common length film spools allowed to film about 3 to 4 min at 12, 15, 16 and 18 frames per second.
Converting optics between DV camera and 8 mm transfer.
The film could be transfered as it is,or with DVD menu and chapter.Background music or your own voice from tape.
home.online.no /~perchri/Film-8mm.htm   (776 words)

  
 TIME.com: Quickie Motion Pictures -- Nov. 12, 1973 -- Page 1
film will be able to take sound motion pictures of the bride's arrival at church and have the movie ready to show at the reception.
Films of football games will be developed quickly enough for a coach to deliver a motion-picture critique at half time.
film, and pose a threat to suppliers of videotape equipment; tape is much costlier and harder to edit than film.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,944684,00.html   (563 words)

  
 SaveYourMovies - 16mm Film   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the early 1920's, John Capstaff of Kodak laboratories started experimenting with film sizes different than that of the traditional 70mm, 35mm, 28mm and 9.5 mm film used during the previous thirty years.
In later years a sound track was added on one side of the film, sacrificing one row of perforations.
The 16mm used by professionals was given a boost by the introduction of Super 16mm in 1971.
www.saveyourmovies.com /16mmFilm.htm   (326 words)

  
 Super 8 mm Filmmaking
While many consider Super 8 to be obsolete, it is alive and well and retains several advantages.
The fact that a 50-foot roll of Super 8 film only lasts 3 minutes and 20 seconds means you also have to take footage sparingly.
I mail my film out to laboratories for developing; it's not any more expensive than it used to be at the drugstore and they get it back to you a lot quicker, too.
www.mindspring.com /~tbgray/super8.htm   (846 words)

  
 8mm film to DVD or CD   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I convert your 8mm film to VHS or your Super 8mm film to VHS.
Film is converted to mini-dv format and then transferred to VHS.
Film is then edited to cut out any bad parts, correct color and more.
www.dcpproductions.com /8mmfilmtransfer.htm   (477 words)

  
 The 8mm Film Format Metadirectory
Film Arts Foundation - San Francisco-based film collective (membership is $45.00/yr.) that has an incredible range of offerings, not the least of which are equipment rentals and a post-production facility which includes a Super 8 editing facility.
Films must be no longer than 60 minutes in length and completed in the last three years.
Abenteuer: Kino - 8- and 16mm films and one-sheets.
lavender.fortunecity.com /lavender/569   (6887 words)

  
 UNITED STATES SUPER 8 MM FILM / VIDEO FESTIVAL   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Rutgers Film Co-op / NJMAC and Eastman Kodak present the 12th Annual
The 12th annual United States Super 8 mm Film / Video Festival will be held on February 18 - 20, 2000 at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey.
For films, include your name and title on the outside of the film can as well as on the head and tail leader.
www.rci.rutgers.edu /~nigrin/super8.html   (389 words)

  
 The Dead media Project:Working Notes:21.4   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kodak, the film stock's manufacturer, orphaned their erstwhile wunderkind, concentrating on perfecting the art of the snapshot.
She publishes 'B&T's Little Film Notebook,' a twice-to-thrice yearly newsletter that is an invaluable source of information and inspiration to its 3,000 subscribers.
"In response to the incursion of video on Super 8's turf, in 1996 Kodak discontinued all of its Super 8 sound film (on which sound could be recorded simultaneously with the visual image) as well as an Ektachrome silent stock, but Treadway is stil sanguine about the future.
www.deadmedia.org /notes/21/214.html   (393 words)

  
 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) / Film Converted to Video and DVD Film Transfers to DVD
If your film is still flat it can and should be transferred immediately to a high quality medium, as this will likely be the last time this film will or could be run.
Years ago, you would purchase regular 8 mm film as 25 foot lengths of a special 16 mm film, double 8 mm lengths, they were run through the camera twice, kind of like a cassette tape, one side then the other, 25 feet at a time.
If you have 8mm film with on film magnetic audio, or super 8 film with 2 recorded audio tracks, you need to request this to be transferred, and there is an additional audio charge for this service.
www.iilabs.com /faq.php   (2373 words)

  
 KODAK: Super 8mm   (Site not responding. Last check: )
From its beginnings as the home movie medium of the 60's, Super 8 film is alive and well and making it possible for virtually anyone to bring the unmistakable "look and feel" of real film to the screen.
As students of the art, many of today's professional filmmakers created their first films with Super 8.
Thirty years later, this small-gauge medium still provides an easy, inexpensive way for students and enthusiasts to work at film resolutions and color depths that still are unmatched by the latest video technologies.
www.kodak.com /US/en/motion/super8   (154 words)

  
 8 MM Home Movies
GUNGA DIN starring Cary Grant is a Super 8 Home Movie from Ken Films Inc. It is #244 and has superimposed titles.
This is # 837 (B/W) from Castle Films.
Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man is a Headline Super 8 mm film in fl and white.
grovers-aunt.tripod.com /8mmhome.htm   (524 words)

  
 007/07 Projected graphic: Code b - Super 8 mm./single 8 mm.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
007/07 Projected graphic: Code b - Super 8 mm./single 8 mm.
) indicates that the width of the film is super 8 mm.
film is a Japanese equivalent of super 8 mm.
www.itsmarc.com /crs/bib2728.htm   (32 words)

  
 8 mm and Super 8mm Film Links   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dvd Transfers preserve your home videotapes, 8 mm and 16mm home movie film, 35mm slides or photos on an Avid Tech dvd made exclusively for you to help preserve those great family history memories.
Super 8 transfers to DVD or Mini DV videotape, very smooth, clear and bright Super 8 film transfer.
Film Buffs Forecast - based on the long running radio show on 3RRR in Melbourne, Australia, Film Buffs is a show for in-depth info about what's happening in the world of movies.
www.video.com.mx /video_sites9.html   (383 words)

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