Tag: preservation

Tuesday Tutorial!

Identifying the small gauges – Standard 8 and Super 8

Now synonymous with cult movie history, somehow, this tiny film gauge has made it’s way into the hearts and imaginations of film makers around the world. (Archivists – you may have a different view, we’ve all been there when they unwind into a knotted coil of doom…)

This tutorial looks at how to tell the difference between Standard 8 and Super 8 small gauge by looking at the actual piece of film but also how one would see it on a screen with the whole capture area visible.

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