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16mm Film not just for the history books

11 Nov 2014, Posted by Cinelabwebsite in Cinelab
Why the history of  16mm matters

This year we’ll have processed more 16mm film than any other year in Cinelab’s history, while digital film makers and manufactures talk up the demise of celluloid film we are proud to help European film makers bring there dreams to life.

David D’Arcy writes a nice post on where 16mm has been used in history, we hope that we can be part of a continued history for many years to come.

A recent series in Vienna surveyed the long, diverse history of a dying format.

Many people have assumed that the 16 millimeter film is an endangered, if not outdated, format. During a surprisingly popular event at this year’s Vienna International Film Festival — aka the Viennale — involved an archaeological search into 16mm’s historical value.

Read more:

http://www.indiewire.com/article/why-the-history-of-16mm-film-matters-20141110