Moharram realised that "Kodak was failing in its attempt to remake its analogue film
business for the digital age.
Photography enthusiasts say analogue film
produces warm, organic tones that digital film can't reproduce.
Cameras which run on analogue film
have been discontinued, which means if the Partnership wants to replace them, it has to pay for the newer, digital model.
However, the fragile 1920s analogue film
reels have deteriorated and the BFI is undertaking a mammoth project to restore Hitchcock's silent movies to their former glory in digital form before it is too late.
The latest kit to be dipped in chrome is Lomo's analogue film
snappers, AKA The Chromiacs.
the vast majority with conventional analogue film
With more than 10 years of constant refinement, Stop Motion Pro pioneered the integration of camera technology and computer-based workflow that transformed analogue film
processing to digital processing, saving film production companies thousands of dollars and speeding up the production process from days to hours.
Those fragile 1920s analogue film
reels will only deteriorate further, however, and the BFI wants to revive them in digital form before it is too late.
Also on display will be the Smart 342L(TM) colour flatbed scanner, with the SmartDot(TM) application for analogue film
scanning, the Monoscan L(TM) large-format scanner for lineart and capture of pre-screened separations, the Leaf CatchLight(TM) digital camera back and the Leaf Digital Camera Back II Live(TM), a digital camera back that offers live video capability for easy image set-up and control.