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Motion Picture Hand Processing B&W Reversal Film

Prerequisites:  **Must be enrolled in Super 8mm Filmmaking**

Participants should bring an exposed roll of film and wear old clothing.

Sunday October 29 from 10am-4pm, Hand Processing @ Gowanus Darkroom
+ Free Screening Party on Sunday November 19 at 7PM @ CPR
Taught by: Akiko Maruyama TA: Alex Faoro

Hand processing fosters a particularly intimate understanding of film as a material object and can produce a variety of effects that cannot be achieved by professional lab services. In this one-day workshop, you will be given all of the information necessary to start your own home operation. We will go over key chemical reactions, mix our own chemistry, and each student will take a 100’ roll of film through each stage of the reversal process. All chemicals and equipment will be provided. Films will be ready to screen at the end of the session.  Finished projects will be presented after the conclusion of the course at our screening party.

INCLUDES:  All chemistry, development equipment, access to processing facilities and instruction packet. Participants should bring an exposed roll of film (2 X S8 MM 50' cartridges, 1 X 16MM daylight spool, 2 X 35MM Still photos, or 1 X 120 roll) . HD video transfer of film by Metro Post, online hosting of finished film, local & international film festival entry waivers and inclusion in the MONO workshop screening party.

Earlier Event: October 24
Crash Course: Color Darkroom
Later Event: November 4
Analog Film Lab