Another Pass the cart project?

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Another Pass the cart project?

Post by Andreas Wideroe » Thu Apr 06, 2017 11:23 am

I was wondering how many people who would be keen on doing another Pass the cart project? This time with good planning, organizing and pre-paid carts + shipping?

What do you think? Any good ideas to follow?

If you don't know what "Pass the cart" was, it was a filmproject where each participant shot about 30 seconds of film each before sending the cartridge off to the next participant and at the end the film got processed and edited together with the other films.

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Re: Another Pass the cart project?

Post by aj » Thu Apr 13, 2017 10:59 am

It were better mentioned in the generic forum. These theme fora get very little attention.
One might wonder how many real S8 filmers still keep track of the forum here.

I didn't participate in the original projects.

I noticed in the reports there were many sloppy/lazy bum participants who took forever to expose their part.
Even worse were those who couldn't operate their camera properly and used far more than their allowed part. Leaving the last user of the cart with way too little seconds or even nothing. Then there was this little skirtbearer "sshole from UK who forgot about his promises all together and had to be forced to send the Kodachromes in for processing just before the end of Kodachrome.

Another problem is that there is no reversal film and prices have quadruppeled. Might have to resort to Tri-X

The concept was philosophically really nice but considering mentioned before and the poor visual quality of the images it will be hard to get it right this time.

The other project seems far more viable where people globally shoot some footage on the same moment and contribute that to the project. Then an editor who will by edit and select , will produce a complete assembly of it all (almost).
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Re: Another Pass the cart project?

Post by sven » Sat Apr 15, 2017 2:02 pm

I would be interested in this project, I can contribute with a cart of color reversal film. Anyone interested in passing a cart of single-8 Fujichrome R25N (expired 2007)? I also could contribute with a cart of super8 Cinevia 50D (expired 2014) or maybe Ektachrome 100d (bought in dec 2012) or even Ektachrome 64T???? Maybe I could start here in the Netherlands with King's Day.


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