Here's another chance to read our review of the amazing Film Convert. (Note that this was first published in November 2013). Even in a world dominated by pixels and the "new aesthetic" there are a number of us who still love the seemingly undefinable look of celluloid film. Now, you can match it with digital video, very closely. In a major new review of Film Convert, Peter Haas shows how

Belle: 1st UK movie to be shot in true 4K

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A British film, Belle, is the first in the UK to be shot in true 4k with Sony's F65 camera

Analogue Film: the Sequel

Published in Technology & Computing

Phil Rhodes looks at how Ferrania could be generating new prospects for photochemical film

Another great article from the vast RedShark Archive. Just in case you didn't see it first time around: "...it's perhaps surprising that the Super-8 film format is still – in what we might have expected to be the twilight of its years – quite popular. The popularity of retro-styled web imaging services like Instagram is another instance of what I suspect may be the same trend, and goes some way toward confirming the suspicion that distressed images are now just as fashionable as distressed jeans"

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

 If you live in the US and want to see a Paramount movie on 35mm, you're going to have to go and watch Anchorman 2. Well, it is described as “nearly as funny as its predecessor” on Rotten Tomatoes

It's a suggestion that runs directly counter to the past few years’ worth of digitisation efforts, but the producers of feature documentary ‘Side by Side’ have chosen to archive their movie on film stock. They might have a point

Phil Rhodes takes a look at some of the innovative technology that lay behind Pathé’s 9.5mm film format and the Pathé Baby projector, the Netflix of the 1920s.

Why adding noise to video can be good

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Adding noise to video may seem daft, but sometimes, it's the best thing to do

Can Blackmagic resurrect film?

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You know what you never hear in the edit bay? “This looks too much like film, can we make this look less filmic?” John Burkhart reports

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