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Re: kodak

Post by nikonr10 » Sun Oct 22, 2017 11:08 pm

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judging from the comment in the annual report about releasing the kodak name and symbol to the company making the S8 camera, Kodak is not making the camera. They have farmed that out. Actually while the camera is nice addition, there are many S8 cameras waiting for a good color reversal. The entire operation seems odd to me. A new camera, new labs when the cameras and labs already exist. They are just waiting for E6 film. The entire scheme seems a throwback to an earlier time when the customer base was much larger. The one thing that Kodak can do that no one else can do is make film. So, Kodak make the film!
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Post by doug » Mon Oct 23, 2017 11:54 am

Film... yes please Kodak ! We all yearn for Ektachrome.
A slow to medium speed reversal film is essential to keep S.8 (and 16) alive.
They don't need to spend on advertising because the name and quality is already in people's minds. So I would think easier and quicker to launch than a camera.
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Re: kodak

Post by mr8mm » Mon Oct 23, 2017 5:28 pm

Naturally we associate the name Kodak with film. But in reality Kodak is a printer,printing and document company with a little real estate thrown in. So, to the decision makers at Kodak the printing company, film may be at the bottom of the list for any action. Regarding Hollywood's need for film, colour reversal probably is not that important.

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Re: kodak

Post by Tscan » Tue Oct 24, 2017 1:46 am

Kodak Alaris has confirmed on a FB post today that the Ektachrome will roll out in early 2018.
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Re: kodak

Post by doug » Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:23 am

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Kodak Alaris has confirmed on a FB post today that the Ektachrome will roll out in early 2018.
So that probably means next summer ?
If so, there's a window for Ferrania to launch theirs first !?
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Re: kodak

Post by mr8mm » Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:14 pm

Google Kodak Alaris. The comments are not encouraging. Dissatisfied employees, layoffs, difficulty making payroll. I think Kodak shoveled off all the failing divisions and products to Alaris and said go for it boys and good luck.

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Post by Tscan » Wed Oct 25, 2017 6:31 am

mr8mm wrote:
Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:14 pm
Google Kodak Alaris. The comments are not encouraging. Dissatisfied employees, layoffs, difficulty making payroll. I think Kodak shoveled off all the failing divisions and products to Alaris and said go for it boys and good luck.
Maybe Alaris is banking on Ektachrome for a shot in the arm?
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Re: kodak

Post by mr8mm » Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:30 am

Kodak Alaris making Ektachrome just doesn't add up. Our friends at Ferrania have shown that manufacturing color reversal film is not a simple nor inexpensive matter. Producing color reversal on a commercial scale requires complex chemistry and equipment and the personnel to put it together. Where is this expertise coming from? I would assume that film manufacturing expertise and equipment is with the motion picture film division. I have seen nothing from the motion picture film division regarding color reversal. If spring 2018 is the target date. They must produce not only film but a delivery system, boxes, cat numbers, etc. I don't think any of this has happened. If someone knows more than I know please speak up.

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Re: kodak

Post by kuparikettu » Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:13 pm

Well there was this from Kodak Motion Picture Film on September 13th:
https://twitter.com/Kodak/status/908054903666483200

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Re: kodak

Post by mr8mm » Thu Oct 26, 2017 6:02 am

The heavy weights have checked in. I have faith again. Or tweeted in.

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Re: kodak

Post by Tscan » Fri Oct 27, 2017 12:10 am

Kodak Alaris also responded with a confirmation of 100 speed film. If I recall, Alaris is making the sheets, cutting for stills, and offloading sheets to Rochester Kodak for remjet, cut and load into carts.
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Re: kodak

Post by c-stand » Sat Nov 04, 2017 4:10 pm

This is practically a troll post

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Re: kodak

Post by Will2 » Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:22 pm

Guessing this will be good news as they would try to bury or at least not promote bad news.

From Kodak November 8:
Tune in next week for an update on Ektachrome. Only on #TheKodakery podcast.
https://twitter.com/Kodak/status/928276037397606402

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