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16mm Film Cutting by John Burder

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Cutting Copies

 

Cutting copies can be produced from every type of 16mm original film. The factors governing which material is to be used for printing are mainly economic.

Cutting copies of 16mm colour films

With 16mm originals, if the film which you are cutting has been shot in colour it will have been shot on either negative or reversal film. The most widely used 16mm colour negative is Eastmancolor and the most widely used 16mm colour reversal is probably Ektachrome. Both, can be printed in colour or in black and white. Colour cutting copies are obviously more pleasant to work with. For some subjects they are essential. Black and white prints however, are considerably cheaper and are thus widely used. You can, of course, compromise by printing ...

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