Kodak confirms that film isn't going away

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Kodak has committed to keep producing film for studios and filmmakers - for as long as they want to use it

Last chance for film

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Much as it’s clear that the writing is firmly on the wall for film, it’s still a bit sad to see people like Fuji finally shutting up shop. Their UK office closes today, leaving Kodak the only game in town

Digital Bolex: It's a drama

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Never mind that it will be used to shoot drama - the story behind the design and production of the Digital Bolex D16 is a drama in itself

Can film in the UK make a comeback? Cinelabs International certainly seem to think so, as they have just acquired Bucks Media Services which is one of the few small film labs left in the UK

Film is back! People are actually designing and making film cameras again. And this one uses accessible film stock - Super 8mmm

Arguments about film vs digital are more numerous and more subtle than "which looks better?". It affects everything. Here's what people at the coal-face think. By Matt Aindow

Practical 3D Filmmaking

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Karl Schodt is an experienced 3D filmmaker. He believes that 3D's time is still to come; but come it will, and it will be soon

IBC 2012: Roger Deakins on the Arri Alexa

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We're pretty sure Arri doesn't need any help from us to sell their popular Alexa cameras, but we found this clip from an Arri-staged event at IBC 2012 that features Roger Deakins, the award-winning Chief Cinematographer on Skyfall.

The future of film must include celluloid

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A recent event held at the Getty Research Institute in the USA saw the likes of Christopher Nolan argue the case for the use of film in the digital era, against a backdrop that saw a mere 39 commercial US releases shot on 35mm in 2014.

This holiday we're re-running some of our most popular articles, in case you didn't see them the first time. Toda, we're drilling down to the essence of the difference between analogue and digital. Here's Phil Rhodes' take on this persistent question. It's a fascinating read, and is pretty definitive on the subject.

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