Time Travel: 2019 IndyCar at Road America shot on a Canon SUPER 8 from 1968

cayenne

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Mar 28, 2012
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VERY well done....visuals, music and sound just like in the old days.

Lots of attention paid to detail, the graphics too!!

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Mt Spokane Photography

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Mar 25, 2011
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Those old canon super 8's are still in demand, some even have sound. I was amazed to see that Super 8 film is still readily available made from existing types of film stock.

Maybe I should dig thru my boxes and boxes of old movie cameras, I'm pretty sure that I've sold my old Canon cameras.
 

Jasonmc89

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Super cool and also quite weird when you spot something obviously modern!
 

mb66energy

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Great atmosphere transported in that movie - similar to the old "original" Rollerball movie from 1975 especially the roller scater scenes with their commentators. They were made with 16mm cameras but I think with ISO 1000 film material hence the same "texture" of these movie sequences.

Is 4k really so important?
 

TAF

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Great atmosphere transported in that movie - similar to the old "original" Rollerball movie from 1975 especially the roller scater scenes with their commentators. They were made with 16mm cameras but I think with ISO 1000 film material hence the same "texture" of these movie sequences.

Is 4k really so important?

That is why I consider 102K iso on my 5D3 to be useable. It simply looks 'vintage'.
 

LDS

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I was amazed to see that Super 8 film is still readily available made from existing types of film stock.
Kodak is somehow trying to keep its movie film business alive - and it was able to get some big titles shot on film, some directors like J.J. Abrams does like the look.

At the same time it made available again some Super 8 films - some schools find it useful to teach shooting on film with cheaper equipment, and some artists and enthusiasts like it for the retro look like in this movie. Just the first films made available were negative ones - Kodak does scan them but can't be projected directly. Now there's an Ektachrome film as well for a full retro experience.

Still AFAIK none of the new films has the magnetic strips for sound - it has to be recorded separately and synced. Just AFAIK the costs for development and scanning doesn't make this a really cheap option, just for the fun of re-using some old equipment you have. Yet I still have my late father's Nizo camera, and may be tempted to run some film through it...
 

KeithBreazeal

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I still have my 8mm projector that can edit audio. I bought a Chinon camera at the same time and it had lots of bells & whistles along with an incredible 6-72mm f1.8 zoom lens. The lens was hugh with a 72mm filter diameter. After editing the film, I would send in off to have a copy made.(no splices :) ) I don't miss the days of splicing film!!!
 

Berowne

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When will we see the new Kodak Super 8 Camera?
 

Canon1966

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I used to use my dad's Bell & Howell Super 8 camera back in the 1970's. It used to look like a pistol. Then we would get those 3" reels back from the lab and put them through the projector. I remember the sound of the projector as the film would pass through it. Those were nice times...Art doesn't have to be the latest technology. Thanks for sharing.