Can Filmmakers Really Help Kodak Craft A New Image?

The long standing uncertainty over the future of 35mm motion picture film was finally laid to rest this past week by the Eastman Kodak Co. causing the industry to heave a huge sigh of relief. That’s one way to look…

The Cannes Film Festival Overcomes Its Digital Dilemma

As the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival came to a close last week, artistic director Thierry Fremaux scheduled a last minute press conference so that journalists from around the world could speak with filmmaker Quentin Tarantino. The director was visiting…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 31 January 2014

UK: London’s leading arthouse cinema chain is on a major expansion drive. “Boutique cinema chain Curzon Cinemas will almost double the number of its screens in the capital, from 12 to 20, as part of a ¬£6 million expansion plan…

Paramount Reportedly Stops Delivery of Film Prints

Well, it may finally have happened. Everyone working in any capacity of the motion picture industry knew the day would come when Hollywood studios would stop distributing their releases on 35-millimeter film prints. If Saturday’s story in the Los Angeles…

Kodak Claims ‘Film Is Not Dead’

With nearly 99,000 cinema screens (out of roughly 120,000 worldwide) having already converted to digital, combined with the number of film and television productions now shooting with high-end digital cameras, the need for 35mm film stock is dissolving rapidly. Agfa…

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