Kodak celluloid film saved by studios – oh and by the way – what’s the point?

Kodak Vision 2

Hollywood filmmakers have been lobbying for the survival of film for quite some years. Now the studios have bowed to pressure and signed new deals with Kodak for the continued supply of celluloid.

What’s the point?

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Kodak file for bankruptcy – a lesson for all camera companies past and present

Kodak on the brink

Former Kodak VP Don Strickland –

“We developed the world’s first consumer digital camera. Kodak could have launched it in 1992. We could not get approval to launch it because of fear of the cannibalisation of film.”

Steve Jobs –

“If you don’t cannibalize yourself, someone else will.”

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A blanket dumbing down of the photographic industry is happening and there is nothing we can do about it

Canon Amosu

A huge change is happening to the camera industry. Cameras are no longer aimed at people who love cameras and this isn’t a photographic industry any more. Instead it is morphing into a consumer entertainment industry leaving many abandoned niches and gaps in its wake.

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Why the time is right for Fujifilm to produce a digital cinema camera

Right now, 35mm film stock producers Fujifilm are missing a huge opportunity to shape cinema’s future

Band of pirates though they are, RED are a profitable company and right now their only competition comes from some unlikely sources – Arri’s Alexa and Canon’s consumer DSLRs.

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