16mm Black & White FILM
Buying Film Stock + Lab services
Buying film stock:
At the York Bookstore, York Lanes, Service Counter (Clothing/Art section) you can purchase 100ft rolls on daylight spools of Kodak Tri-X 7266, 160T/200D REVERSAL film stock. The cost is (currently) $59.99/roll + tax.
To place larger orders ahead of time, or report any problems, contact Terry Singh email@example.com x 40747
Kodak website: http://motion.kodak.com/motion/Products/Production/Black_And_White_Reversal_Films/7266.htm
Call 1-800-621-3456 Customer Service to reach Kodak directly, and quote your York student number to receive a 30% student discount off invoices, if buying film directly from them. They can ship orders, but they will be coming from Rochester, New York (+$25 for shipping, next day delivery) but all orders need to be purchased via credit card. www.kodak.com/go/motion
L.I.F.T. Liaison of Independent Filmmakers – 1137 Dupont (at Gladstone), Toronto, M6H 2A3 firstname.lastname@example.org www.lift.ca 416-588-6444 x 224 (tech store). Off-campus you can buy film stock for $70.00 per roll of B+W Reversal 7266, $70 for B+W Negative 7222, and cheaper still, if you become a member. They also have colour Kodak stocks in 100 ft rolls VISION3 7207 250D, VISION3 7219 500T and VISION3 7203 50D for $75 each and two Kodak High-Contrast Orthochromatic B+W stocks 3378 ISO12 REVERSAL & 3374 ISO 25 NEGATIVE for only $27 a roll: http://lift.ca/equipment/store
Be sure to label your film rolls with your name, telephone, YorkU & other relevant info: “Process Normal” and with Hi-Con specify if shot as NEG or REV. Some labs have after-hours drop boxes, although they may be inside buildings with inconsistent hours for front door access.
Processing at Niagara Custom Lab:
182A St. Helens’ Ave, Toronto, M6H 4A1 (South of Bloor, just west of Lansdowne) Adam or Sebastjan.
416-504-3927 They charge students $32.00 (including tax) for processing a100 ft roll (but the calculation is based on a cost/foot). They can take as long as one week to get your processed footage ready for pick up, so time your drop-off accordingly for quick turnaround (in time for next week’s class). They also offer digital transfer: www.niagaracustomlab.com email@example.com
Processing at Ryerson University’s School of Image Arts Black + White Lab: Mark Loeser, IMA 327, 122 Bond Street, Ryerson, 416-979-5000 x6869 firstname.lastname@example.org $53 per roll, NEG only. Drop off by 8:30 M,W pick up 6 pm next day.
Transfer to digital:
BIT WORKS, Inc. John Gledhill, 74 Chumleigh Cres, Thornhill, L3T 4G8 (near Steeles and Don Mills) 905 881 2733, very careful and high quality individual frame scan transfers. email@example.com
Frame Discreet, 96 Vine Ave, Unit # 18B, Toronto, M6P 1V7 416.901.5332 // e: firstname.lastname@example.org Canada Home Movies, 415 Horner, Etobicoke M8W 4W3, 416-479-0537 1-866-559-1163 www.canadahomemovies.com