Double 8 Film - Cine8 Color Reversal 100d - (25 ft - 100 ISO)
FPP Cine8 Color Positive 100d (Reversal Film*)
TO BE RE-STOCKED EARLY FALL 2020
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FPP Double8 (a.k.a. Regular 8) color positive film / 25 ft roll x 2 (Shoot side 1, flip reel, shoot side 2) / 100 iso / Daylight Balanced
This iconic color positive film for Double 8 motion picture cameras is made available for the first time in decades from the Film Photography Project through a special relationship with Eastman Kodak.
Reversal film means you will receive back 50 feet of Positive Regular 8mm film that's perfect for projecting in a vintage projector (and/or having scanned).
Film purchase does not include develop / scan services. The FPP offers Developing and Scanning of this film (service sold separately)
Please read all the information on this page before purchasing.
Cine8 Color Positive 100D Specs
- ISO 100 (Daylight Balanced Color
- 25 ft Double 8 rolls yield 50 ft of developed film
- For Regular 8 Cameras Only
- Color Positive (Color Reversal) film
- For Projection or Scanning
- 4 mins and 10 seconds of footage when shot at 16fps
- 2 mins and 47 seconds of footage when shot at 24fps
- Not for Super 8 and 8mm cameras that accept “magazine” type film
above: How to know if your camera can take Cine 8 film? Open your camera compartment. You will see one empty spool (the take-up Spool). Need a camera take-up spool? Grab one from The FPP!
How does this film work?
Regular 8 film is actually 16mm in width when you receive it (on a 25ft daylight camera spool). On the first pass though the camera, the film is exposed only along half of its width. When the first pass is complete, you open the camera and flip / swap the spools. The same film is exposed along its other edge. After the film is developed, the processor slits it down the middle resulting in two lengths of 8mm film (double 8mm), single perforated on each side making for (1) 50 foot roll once spliced together.
How do I load my camera?
Each camera is slightly different but check out this video where Michael Raso loads a Revere 8 Model 88.
The Fine Print - Due to the age of vintage movie cameras, we do not accept returns on movie film. Some of the specific risks inherent to shooting film in vintage cameras - even functioning and previously tested vintage cameras - include light leaks, overexposure, underexposure and emulsion scratches. We feel it is especially important we bring this to your attention prior to the purchase of film as we do not accept returns on still or motion picture film.