35mm BW Film - Kodak Double-X (1 Roll)
1 Roll / 35mm / 24 exp / 200 iso / DX Coded / Process: Standard BW
What is Eastman Kodak Double X? Eastman Double-X 5222 is a film made for motion picture cameras and is used by Hollywood cinematographers for films like Schindler's List and Casino Royale (more info below)
Previously only available in 400 and 1000ft cinema reels, the FPP now offers EASTMAN DOUBLE-X Negative Film 5222 in convenient hand-rolled 35mm canisters of 24 exposures!
Please note that our film is hand-rolled from Super-Fresh film directly from Eastman Kodak. We do not use re-canned "short ends" for our 24exp rolls.
Above: The name is Bond, James Bond...shot on Double X! Image from Casino Royale - http://www.theasc.com/ac_magazine/December2006/CasinoRoyale/page3.php# / The opening black and white scene of the James Bond film, Casino Royale (2006) was shot on Double-X. The English Cinematographer, Phil Méheux, BSC, talked about the scene, in 2006, for the magazine of the American Society of Cinematographers." - http://www.project-double-x.org
Technical info from Kodak - Black-and-white negative films from Kodak have been a creative story telling tool for decades. EASTMAN DOUBLE-X Negative Film 5222 / 7222 has the subtleties in tone scale that you’ve come to expect, and now it’s been optimized for physical performance. Designed for general production use outdoors and in the studio, in dim light, and anywhere you need greater depth of field without increased illumination. This high-speed camera negative film has excellent image-structure characteristics.