Kodak Finalizes Deal With Studios To Save Film

In news that is sure to make the likes of Christopher Nolan and Quentin Tarantino rather happy, Kodak announced earlier today that they have finalized a deal to continue supplying film stock to all six major Hollywood studios; 20th Century…

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…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 9 May 2014

This small-single screen is one of the last in its area to make the switch to digital. So why aren’t we filing it away further down? Because the area is Rochester, home of Eastman Kodak, aka the Company That Digital…

Celluloid Has Become A Rarity At The Sundance Film Festival

Few annual events have chronicled the movie industry’s transition from 35mm film to digital cinema quite like the Sundance Film Festival. There were times during this year’s festival, which concluded over the weekend, where it was hard not to be…

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…

Les Moore Discusses Kodak Laser Projection Technology

At the end of February when the FDA approved a variance clearing the way for Kodak to sell their laser projection technology to cinema exhibitors we ran a post which started out stating it was meant to be a competitor…

Kodak’s Losses Decline In Q3

Earlier today shares in the Eastman Kodak Company skyrocketed 12% after the company announced their third-quarter financial results had beaten Wall Street expectations. It wasn’t that Kodak had turned a huge profit, but rather it hadn’t lost as much money…

Kodak Reaffirms Its Commitment To Film

Kodak restated an unwavering commitment to film this morning, with an announcement that it has added two new films to its Vision3 family. The stock additions include a medium-speed, tungsten-balanced color negative camera film, and a color intermediate designed for…

Digital Cinema Integrators Continue to Bleed Money

There is a standing joke in the industry that to make a small fortune in digital cinema you need to start with a large fortune. Sadly, this sentiment seems to be vindicated by the latest quarterly figures from Cinedigm (formerly…

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