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Category - General 8mm musings

Kodaks ‘Analogue Renaissance’. How Long Must We Wait?

General 8mm musings, Kodak Vision Film, New Kodak Super 8 Camera

Vinyl records have had a pretty strong comeback in the last decade. But will the same thing happen to celluloid film? Quentin Tarantino certainly sparked interest at the beginning of last year with his resurrection of Ultra Panavision…

‘Black Eyed Susan’ by Black Angel Drifter. 8mm music promo by On8mil.

Double Super 8, DS8, General 8mm musings, Kahl NC 17, On8mil Productions, Super 8 scanning, Uncategorised

Hello! Here’s an 8mm music video we’ve just completed. Black Angel Drifter are Rob “Hacker” Jessett and Anne Gilpin of Morton Valence fame. Black Angel Drifter is their one-off Morton Valence off-shoot project receiving some amazing reviews from…

We Love Double Super 8, (DS8)

Double Super 8, DS8, General 8mm musings

DS8 (double super 8) – what an ace format So why was it not more popular? Would Kodak ever consider re-slitting this funky super 8 (S8) format with their new Vision 3 emulsions? Surely that wouldn’t be too much trouble……

SUPER 8 SCANNING. WHATS IN A SUPER 8 FILM TRANSFER?

General 8mm musings, High definition 8mm film transfer service, Super 8 scan, Super 8 scanning, Super 8 transfer service

Super 8 film scanning. It’s what we do. Our core service is scanning (aka digital transfer or telecine) of super 8 and standard 8 film. We also do 9.5mm and 16mm telecine, but that’s for another blog post.…

8mm, 9.5mm and 16mm in 4K. AKA very HD.

8mm film 4K scans, General 8mm musings, High definition 8mm film transfer service

Hello everyone! It’s been a while some we blogged owing to very large workload in the last few months. Sorry. But….. some super news. On8mil / Analogue Image Ltd have finally developed a 4K machine that scans in…

The Kodak legacy: shooting with Kodak Vision 3 500T

General 8mm musings, High definition 8mm film transfer service, Kodak Vision 500T, Kodak Vision Film

Kodak have made a some decisions in the past few years that have upset many photographers and film-makers alike. The demise of Kodachrome in 2009, with processing being discontinued in December 2010. The end of Kodak Ektachrome production…

HD SUPER 8 SCANS MAKE GREAT ART!

General 8mm musings, High definition 8mm film transfer service

Hello all! It’s been too long since we last blogged. Here’s a little update from the On8mil world. We’ve had a load of 8mm scans come our way these last few months. It’s a popular format, damn it!…

Is 8mm Film Dead? AKA: When The President’s Brain Goes Missing, Ask Zapruder

General 8mm musings, Super 8 scan

The 8mm Film Paradox As the film and television rides the Red Epic and Alexa shaped waves of the digital revolution, I often find myself asking – why shoot on 8mm film? The advantages that 16mm and 35mm…

Bench Cleaning Comparison – Bang and the Dirt is Gone!

General 8mm musings

So you might find yourself asking – do I really need my film cleaned? Of course, each project is different and sometimes the film has been so well stored that it may not have accumulated any dust, hairs,…

Where can I buy 8mm film?

General 8mm musings, Kodak Vision 500T, Kodak Vision Film, Super 8 scan, Super 8 scanning, Super 8 transfer service

We’ve read on a few blog posts recently (and have been suitably horrified) that many people think 8mm film is a dead format and that Kodak no longer make films. All lies! Kodak make some fantastic super 8…