film stock


film stock
  refers to film size or gauge (8mm, 16mm, 35mm, 70mm, 105mm, for example), and film speed, among other things; also refers to raw unused, unexposed film; various kinds of film stock include tungsten (for use with artificial light, usually indoors) and daylight film stock (for use with natural light, usually outdoors)

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  • Film gauge — is a physical property of film stock which defines its width. Traditionally the major film gauges in usage are 8 mm, 16 mm, 35 mm, and 65/70 mm (in this case 65 mm for the negative and 70 mm for the release print). There have been other historic… …   Wikipedia

  • Film preservation — Stacked containers filled with reels of film stock. The film preservation, or film restoration, movement is an ongoing project among film historians, archivists, museums, cinematheques, and non profit organizations to rescue decaying film stock… …   Wikipedia

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