See the Manuals Page for operating and technical manuals for Bolex, Arri, Eyemo, Filmo, etc.
16mm/35mm Processing (mostly geared towards the New York area)
Here's a handy flange-focal distance chart.
Steadicam Patent Page
- Original patents for the original Steadicam
SteadiThatCamara thru the Ages
- A patent history of camera stabilization
8mm Cameras and Projectors
8mm Cameras from MacJava. In Athens Georgia!
Ireland: 8mm Film Cameras and Accessories from Super 8 Ireland
Video Transfer Services, 16mm and 8mm
Yes, you can try MacJava in Athens, Georgia: MacJava Video Transfer Page
In Ireland, 8mm Film Transfer at Super8 Ireland
Raw Stock Inc is No More
That was the best place to get film.
Kodak Motion Picture Film Products
Here's an outdated guide to Kodak Filmstocks
Kodak in New York is at:
360 West 31st Street
New York, NY 10001-2727
Open 8:00am - 4:30pm
Toll-Free USA: 1-800-621-3456
274 Madison Ave, New York, 10016
212-683-2433 / 800-371-2555
Sunset Gower Studios, Los Angeles 90028
323-464-5144 / 866-611-FILM
- Fuji's offerings in Motion Picture filmstocks
Time/Footage for Various Film Formats
|| Reg. 8mm
|| Sup. 8mm
Feet to minutes calculator for 16mm film:
minutes=feet*40/24/60 or minutes=feet*0.0278
1 foot of 16mm is 40 frames.
100' of 16mm is 2.78 minutes, or 2 minutes and 45 seconds
400' of 16mm is 11.11 minutes, or 11 minutes and 6 seconds
1 foot of 35mm is 16 frames.
100' of 35mm is 1,600 frames. 1,600 frames/24 fps = 66.6 seconds.
- Glossy and pretty. $29/year.
- Focus is on independent filmmaking.