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Re: [FJGRailroad] Re: Film Transfer

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  • Gino And Kelly DiCarlo
    Paul, We don t work with film at Quad! I didn t know you had a super 8 film of the FJG! Gino
    Message 1 of 3 , Apr 26, 2000

      We don't work with film at Quad! I didn't know you had a super 8
      film of the FJG!


      > From: "paul larner" <pklarner@...>
      > Reply-To: FJGRailroad@egroups.com
      > Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2000 23:13:34 EDT
      > To: FJGRailroad@egroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] Re: Film Transfer
      > It's a good idea. Gino, do you have similar resources available and at what
      > cost. No matter what or where we send the material there is going to be a
      > risk and the "trust issue". I say we go for it.
      > Several good things come from this project but the most important is the
      > preservation of the images for futures FRNs like ourselves to enjoy. If
      > kept individually, eventually some will be destroyed or lost. Copies could
      > be distributed to the interested libraries and historical societies.
      > PKL
      >> From: "Aaron Keller" <aakeller@...>
      >> Reply-To: FJGRailroad@egroups.com
      >> To: "FJGRailroad" <FJGRailroad@egroups.com>
      >> Subject: [FJGRailroad] Re: Film Transfer
      >> Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2000 20:59:23 -0400
      >> Regarding the film transfer to videotape, we have several very expensive
      >> film transfer systems here at college. I am not sure what size they are
      >> but
      >> I can look into this. If we have the right size equipment and I can get
      >> permission, I can make a digital master and then a copy to whatever format
      >> you people would like.
      >> If you decide to have me do this, the cost would be SUBSTANTIALLY lower
      >> than
      >> it would be to have a commercial lab do it, with the same results. Our
      >> control rooms and studios are very well equipped.
      >> I would request that everyone chip in for the cost of materials (tape) and
      >> also postage to mail things back and forth to each of you, if we do this
      >> this way.
      >> I have seen film transfers done in our studios and they look excellent. No
      >> flickering or fuzzy screen or anything you'd get by pointing a camcorder at
      >> an image from a home projector.
      >> Would you all (Saul, Randy, Gino, Paul, anyone else) like me to check on
      >> this?
      >> I would not be able to handle this until next semester (I am out in a
      >> little
      >> over two weeks this semester; finals are next week) and I'm not sure how
      >> long it would take overall. I would also request that those sending me
      >> film
      >> would sign a release that acquits myself, Syracuse University, and the
      >> Newhouse School of Public Communications, of any possible damages due to
      >> loss of the film in the mail, the machine eating it, etc.
      >> -Aaron
      >> -----Original Message-----
      >> From: Saul Kalbfeld <skalbfel@...>
      >> To: FJGRailroad@egroups.com <FJGRailroad@egroups.com>
      >> Date: Monday, April 24, 2000 10:56 PM
      >> Subject: [FJGRailroad] Film Transfer
      >>> Was there ever a negative of the FJ&G film? Or was this a direct
      >>> positive exposure. Also you could make some good prints from the 16mm
      >>> frames. VHS won't do the film justice. So much quality is lost. Then
      >>> again, don't project the film either since those Bell & Howell
      >>> projectors and the like are highly destuctive. I never worked with
      >>> film that much when I was at Producers Color in Detroit, but I know a
      >>> good transfer system can work miracles, but you pay a lot of money
      >>> for
      >>> a high quality transfer to video.
      >>> Saul
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