How much is a roll of 16mm film?

How much is a roll of 16mm film?

Today the standard price is about $180 for the same roll. There are currently options to buy discounted film stock (re-cans, short ends, returned stock) for around $150 per roll, which is a good option for longer form projects.

Is 16mm film still made?

Kodak is now the only company that makes motion picture film stocks. They currently have six stocks available for 16mm, which can work in either Standard 16mm or Super 16mm cameras. There are four color negative films, one black and white negative film, and one black and white reversal film.

How long is a 16mm roll of film?

16mm film reel sizes are slightly different than 8mm and Super8. You’ll usually find 16mm film on the largest reels….16mm film reel sizes & 8mm film reel sizes by diameter.

Reel Diameter Film Length Run time 18fps
5 in 200 ft 14-16 min
6 in 300 ft 21-24 min
7 in 400 ft 28-32 min
8 in 600 ft 42-48 min

How many minutes is a 400 roll of 16mm film?

about 11 min
A standard roll of 16mm film is 400’ long and runs for about 11 min.

Is 16mm film expensive?

A 400′ roll of brand new 16mm film (not re-cans) will run you about $100 – $125, and will give you 11 minutes of footage.

Is digital cheaper than film?

tl;dr Digital isn’t cheap compared to film until you’ve shot a LOT of film. It’s often been argued — and I’ve conceded the point more than once — that the cost of making digital images is essentially zero, while the cost of buying and developing film is prohibitive.

Why is it called 16mm film?

16 mm refers to the width of the film; other common film gauges include 8 and 35 mm. It is generally used for non-theatrical (e.g., industrial, educational) film-making, or for low-budget motion pictures.

Is 35mm better than 16mm?

16mm lenses don’t have to bend the light as much and yes, appear to be a little sharper. The centre of the lens is the sharpest. 35mm lenses use bigger glass, especially the curved edges so the lenses seem to have more falloff on the sides.

How long does 100ft of 16mm film last?

16 mm movie film

Spool size Running time
100 foot 30 metre approx 3 minutes
400 foot 122 metre approx 11 minutes
1000 foot 300 metre approx 30 minutes

How many feet of film do I need for a 7 reel?

400 feet

Reel diameter Feet length Time length
4” reel 100 feet 5–6 minutes
5” reel 200 feet 12–14 minutes
6” reel 300 feet 19–22 minutes
7” reel 400 feet 26–29 minutes

How long does 100 feet 16mm last?

Run Times for film in 16mm, Regular 8mm and Super 8mm

16mm – 40 frames per foot
24 fps 16 fps
ft min sec
100 2 10
200 5 20

Why is 16mm so expensive?

Scanning bureaux often charge in terms of footage of film so the larger formats become proportionally more expensive, although bear in mind that 16mm only goes about twice as fast as 8mm. 35mm goes about three times as fast.