Shipping Single-8 film to Japan

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Shipping Single-8 film to Japan

Post by lylealmond » Thu Mar 22, 2018 5:52 am

Have any Single-8 filmmakers from the US shipped exposed film to Retro8 for processing? Do you have any advice about inexpensive options for sending film to Japan?

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Re: Shipping Single-8 film to Japan

Post by Mana » Fri Mar 23, 2018 6:47 am

First class, no problem. Or Priority Flat Rate envelope, but first class doesnt take much longer.
R8: Bolex B8

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Re: Shipping Single-8 film to Japan

Post by lylealmond » Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:14 pm

Thanks. Retro8 is able to ship 10 rolls of fresh film for only $3-$5, but it costs me $25 to send back 3 rolls for processing by first class international. I can try flat rate, but isn't that only for documents?

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Re: Shipping Single-8 film to Japan

Post by Mana » Thu Apr 05, 2018 7:04 pm

Nope, if it fits it ships! At least thats their saying.
R8: Bolex B8

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