A debate is raging in the film world about the merits of shooting movies on 35mm film
versus digital cameras.
Pola manager Richard Thacker said switching from 35mm film
to digital costs PS130,000 per cinema and his finances will only allow its sister cinema in Newtown to go digital.
The multiplex, which opened in April 2001 had shown 35mm film
as standard for the last 11 years but Cineworld general manager Paul Williams said the switch to digital will create a better experience for viewers.
With a space-saving 3-way design, the CanonScan LiDE 700F -- which replaces the CanoScan 4400F delivers rapid, high-quality scanning of documents, photos and 35mm film
The Epson Perfection 3490 Photo is able to scan either 35mm film
or three mounted slides at a time, using the film holders provided.
Kodak still plans to market traditional 35mm film
and Advantix film as well as disposable, single-use cameras.
At the moment movies shot digitally are transferred to rolls of 35mm film
and sent to cinemas to be run on projectors.
We will not even discuss the transformations of 35mm film
to IMAX stereoscopy, which has 10 times the resolution or detail compared to 35mm.
The Finecam S3 utilizes the latest in digital technologies to captures images rivaling conventional 35mm film
Together with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, we are giving away a copy of the film, a video of how it was made, a 35mm film
cell, eight stills, original production notes and a full-length script.