• ROCKY 16mm film feature Sylvester Stallone

    ROCKY 16mm film. Film colour has fade - see pictures. FREE pick up in Footscray, Victoria area.
    AU $76.00
    8 bids
    AU $100.00 postage
    Ending Saturday at 19:01 AEDST1d 20hEra: 1970sGenre: Action, Adventure
  • 16mm film feature ALPHABET CITY Mint condition print

    ALPHABET CITY 16mm film. Beautifiul colour on a mint condition print. Probably the best print I own. FREE pick up in Footscray, Victoria area.
    AU $20.50
    2 bids
    AU $100.00 postage
    Ending Saturday at 18:23 AEDST1d 19hEra: 1980sGenre: Action, Adventure
  • WHEN A STRANGER CALLS 16mm film feature

    WHEN A STRANGER CALLS 16mm film. Film colour is good - see pictures. FREE pick up in Footscray, Victoria area.
    AU $22.50
    4 bids
    AU $100.00 postage
    Ending Saturday at 19:32 AEDST1d 20hEra: 1970sGenre: Horror
  • THE MOUNTAIN MEN 16mm film feature

    Film colour is Very Good - see pictures. FREE pick up in Footscray, Victoria area.
    AU $20.50
    2 bids
    AU $100.00 postage
    Ending Saturday at 18:42 AEDST1d 19hEra: 1980sGenre: Action, Adventure
  • APARTMENT S Condensed CLASSIC version in original box RARE Super 8mm Movie

    The condensed version of APPARTMENT S is a very rare and hard to get film. Know now, this is a terrific adventure for the whole family On one reel, 400", running for approximately seventeen minutes minutes. A true find for a collector and very cheap for something so rare. Please look at the variety of other items I have up for grabs and my feedback to shop with confidence.
    AU $20.00
    0 bids
    AU $20.00 postage
    Ending Saturday at 14:59 AEDST1d 16h
    or Best Offer
    Genre: Classics
  • SCREAMING TARGET 16mm film feature Oliver Reed

    SCREAMING TARGET 16mm film. 1972 stars Oliver Reed, Edward Woodward, Jill St John. Film colour has fade - see pictures. FREE pick up in Footscray, Victoria area.
    AU $20.00
    0 bids
    AU $100.00 postage
    Ending Saturday at 18:54 AEDST1d 20hEra: 1970sGenre: Action, Adventure
  • THAT MAN IN INSTANBUL 16mm film feature Klaus Kinski

    THAT MAN IN ISTANBUL 16mm film. Film colour is Very Good - see pictures. FREE pick up in Footscray, Victoria area.
    AU $22.50
    2 bids
    AU $100.00 postage
    Ending Saturday at 18:31 AEDST1d 19hEra: 1960sGenre: Action, Adventure
  • HOMEBODIES 16mm feature rare thriller

    FREE pick up in Footscray, Victoria area.
    AU $22.00
    2 bids
    AU $100.00 postage
    Ending Saturday at 23:53 AEDST2d 1hEra: 1970sGenre: Horror
  • BLACK BEAUTY Two Reel extended version in boxes RARE Super 8mm Movie

    The condensed version of AIRPORT 80 on two reels, 400" each and running for approximately thirty five minutes. A true find for a collector and very cheap for something so rare. Please look at the variety of other items I have up for grabs and my feedback to shop with confidence.
    AU $50.00
    0 bids
    AU $25.00 postage
    Ending Saturday at 14:27 AEDST1d 15h
    or Best Offer
  • THE SANDPIT GENERALS aka The Wild Pack 16mm film feature SCOPE

    THE SANDPIT GENERALS 16mm film in SCOPE (Scope projector lens required). English language. Film colour is okay, has a little fade - see pictures. FREE pick up in Footscray, Victoria area.
    AU $20.00
    1 bid
    AU $100.00 postage
    Ending Saturday at 19:42 AEDST1d 20hEra: 1970sGenre: Action, Adventure
  • SONNY AND JEDD 16mm film feature SCOPE Ennio Morricone

    SONNY AND JEDD 16mm film in SCOPE (Scope projector lens required). Film colour has fade - see pictures. FREE pick up in Footscray, Victoria area.
    AU $22.00
    3 bids
    AU $100.00 postage
    Ending 21 Oct at 0:01 AEDST2d 1hEra: 1970sGenre: Action, Adventure
  • FORCE 10 FROM NAVARONE Condensed CLASSIC version in box RARE Super 8mm Movie

    The condensed version of FORCE 10 FROM NAVARONE Is a very rare and hard to get film. Know now, this is a terrific adventure for the whole family On one reel, 400", running for approximately seventeen minutes minutes. A true find for a collector and very cheap for something so rare. Please look at the variety of other items I have up for grabs and my feedback to shop with confidence.
    AU $40.00
    1 bid
    AU $20.00 postage
    Ending Saturday at 14:42 AEDST1d 15hGenre: Classics
  • FAT CITY 16mm film feature Stacy Keach

    1972 stars Stacy Keach, Susan Tyrell. Directed by John Huston. FAT CITY 16mm film. Film colour has fade - see pictures. FREE pick up in Footscray, Victoria area.
    AU $20.00
    1 bid
    AU $100.00 postage
    Ending Saturday at 19:09 AEDST1d 20hEra: 1970sGenre: Drama
  • THE WILBY CONSPIRACY 16mm film feature

    THE WILBY CONSPIRACY 16mm film. Film colour is has fade - see pictures. FREE pick up in Footscray, Victoria area.
    AU $20.00
    0 bids
    AU $100.00 postage
    Ending Saturday at 18:48 AEDST1d 20hEra: 1970sGenre: Action, Adventure
  • LE SILENCIEUX aka Escape to Nowhere 16mm film feature

    LE SILENCIEUX 16mm film. This print is titled as "The Silent One". Film also known as Escape to Nowhere and The Great Manhunt. Film colour is okay, has a little fade - see pictures. FREE pick up in Footscray, Victoria area.
    AU $20.00
    1 bid
    AU $100.00 postage
    Ending Saturday at 19:21 AEDST1d 20hEra: 1970sGenre: Action, Adventure
  • 8mm Star Wars Ken Films F48 Super 8 Cine film Selected Scenes Colour Sound

    This consists of the 20th Century Fox film Star Wars, starring Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, & Harrison Ford. It is a Ken Films movie with the reference F48. Due to the restrictions of Super 8, this is a condensed version of the film with selected scenes only.
    AU $138.33
    From United Kingdom
    AU $22.13 postage
  • Properties Of Acids, Bases And Salts 16mm short film 1959 B&W

    Several reactions are considered, the reaction between calcium oxide and water, zinc oxide and water and sulphur oxide and water. The formation of different types of salt reactions are demonstrated.
    AU $40.00
    Era: 1950s
    AU $67.45 postage
    Genre: Documentary
    or Best Offer
  • Freeway Driving 1973 16mm short film Road Traffic Authority Film Australia

    Title:Freeway Driving. Year: 1973. Higher speeds permitted on freeways can cause accidents. Discusses the different driving situations that can be encountered. Series: Skills Of Defensive Driving Pt.
    AU $40.00
    Era: 1970s
    AU $43.75 postage
    Genre: Drama
    or Best Offer
  • Physical Geography: Mission To Earth 1977 16mm Documentary

    From its initial investigation, the aliens learn about the Earth's rotation, the composition of the atmosphere, the water cycle, the processes of weathering and erosion, the Earth's temperature, and other important information.
    AU $50.00
    Era: 1970s
    AU $67.45 postage
    Genre: Drama
    or Best Offer
  • Taxi Driver Super 8 Selected Scenes

    Pick up from Kew or Collingwood.
    AU $100.00
    0 bids
    AU $18.00 postage
    Ending Saturday at 16:52 AEDST1d 18h
  • Julia Roberts [1011012] 8x10 photo (other sizes available)

    Perfect for collectors, for obtaining autographs at conventions or as a gift for the most avid fan, all of our photographs are professionally lab produced on premium Fujifilm photographic paper. For orders containing multiple photos, we may roll smaller photos along with large ones.
    AU $6.77
    From United Kingdom
    AU $7.36 postage
  • Bleeding: What To Do 16mm short film 1973 Colour

    Title:Bleeding: What To Do. Year: 1973. (a division of the South Australian Film Corporation).
    AU $50.00
    Era: 1950s
    AU $67.45 postage
    Genre: Documentary
    or Best Offer
  • Super 8 Film Stock Per Un Pugno Di Dollari

    Super 8 Film Stock Per Un Pugno Di Dollari Very good condition (A fistful of dollars -Clint Eastwood) 5 inch spool Pickup from Williamstown or during work hours at East Burwood
    AU $29.99
    AU $21.10 postage
  • Thinking About Drinking 2nd Edition 1981 16mm short film Documentary

    Title:Thinking About Drinking (2nd Edition). Presents the basic facts about alcoholic beverages so thoughtful decisions regarding their use can be made. Teaches about the effects of alcohol on one's body and behavior, and emphasizes the gravity of the situation involving drinking and driving.
    AU $50.00
    Era: 1970s
    AU $67.45 postage
    Genre: Drama
    or Best Offer
  • American Enterprise Ep 5: Government with William Shatner 1976 16mm short film

    Raises the need for greater responsiveness to individual and national needs. Plastic Reel. Year: 1976. (a division of the South Australian Film Corporation). New Hyde Park, N.Y. Modern Talking Picture Service.
    AU $100.00
    Era: 1970s
    AU $67.45 postage
    Genre: Drama
    or Best Offer
  • FILM 8 mm THE CORONATION D'ELISABETH II 1953 box metal film OFFICE

    The ceremony of the coronation of Elizabeth II. Année de sortie 1953. amateur 46 fg Poissonnière Paris film specialist. Very good condition of the film. Format 8 mm. (see photos).
    AU $24.35
    From France
    AU $32.47 postage
    Genre: Documentary
  • FILM 8mm THE HEIR THE RANCH PRINCE OF PADUA HILLS 1951 box WESTERN KIT CARSON

    The heir to the Ranch (Prince of Padua Hills). The adventures of Kit Carson (western). Année de sortie 1951. amateur 46 fg Poissonnière Paris film specialist. Very good condition of the film. From a batch of coils of a collector.
    AU $24.40
    From France
    AU $32.54 postage
  • Mark Wahlberg [1011053] 8x10 photo (other sizes available)

    Perfect for collectors, for obtaining autographs at conventions or as a gift for the most avid fan, all of our photographs are professionally lab produced on premium Fujifilm photographic paper. For orders containing multiple photos, we may roll smaller photos along with large ones.
    AU $6.77
    From United Kingdom
    AU $7.36 postage
  • Esther Williams [1029162] 8x10 photo (other sizes available)

    Perfect for collectors, for obtaining autographs at conventions or as a gift for the most avid fan, all of our photographs are professionally lab produced on premium Fujifilm photographic paper. For orders containing multiple photos, we may roll smaller photos along with large ones.
    AU $7.26
    From United Kingdom
    AU $7.36 postage
  • Fitness In The New Age 1980 16mm short film Documentary Elda Hartley

    Elda realized her greatest dream in 1965, while on a vacation tour to Japan with Alan Watts. She decided to make a film on Zen and Alan Watts volunteered to narrate the film. Directed by Elda Hartley for Hartley Productions.
    AU $50.00
    Era: 1970s
    AU $67.45 postage
    Genre: Drama
    or Best Offer
  • Ben Chaplin [1027317] 8x10 photo (other sizes available)

    Perfect for collectors, for obtaining autographs at conventions or as a gift for the most avid fan, all of our photographs are professionally lab produced on premium Fujifilm photographic paper. For orders containing multiple photos, we may roll smaller photos along with large ones.
    AU $7.26
    From United Kingdom
    AU $7.36 postage
  • A Sense Of Joy (Inside/Out Series) 1973 16mm short film Documentary Exxon

    Plastic Reel. Title:Inside/Out Series: A Sense Of Joy. Year: 1973. (a division of the South Australian Film Corporation).
    AU $50.00
    Era: 1970s
    AU $67.45 postage
    Genre: Drama
    or Best Offer
  • Bacteria (Plant Life) 16mm short film 1968 Science Documentary Biology Program

    The structure of Bacillus, Coccus and Spirrilum bacteria is shown. The importance of bacteria to man is illustrated. Title:Bacteria (Unit 2 Plant Life). Year: 1968. (a division of the South Australian Film Corporation).
    AU $40.00
    Era: 1970s
    AU $67.45 postage
    Genre: Documentary
    or Best Offer
  • I Am How I Look 16mm short film 1976 Colour

    Year: 1976. (a division of the South Australian Film Corporation). Title:I Am How I Look.
    AU $50.00
    Era: 1950s
    AU $43.75 postage
    Genre: Documentary
    or Best Offer
  • Why Not Us Too? 16mm short film 1953 B&W English Version Sicily

    Their problem is solved once they start attending evening classes at the village school. This film was made during a campaign against illiteracy and was primarily designed for showing in Sicily and South Italy.
    AU $30.00
    Era: 1950s
    AU $67.45 postage
    Genre: Documentary
    or Best Offer
  • VINTAGE 1968 WALTON SUPER 8MM FILM "THE CURSE OF THE CRIMSON ALTAR" LEE KARLOFF

    Curse of the Crimson Altar is a 1968 British horror film directed by Vernon Sewell and starring Christopher Lee, Boris Karloff, Barbara Steele and Mark Eden. The film was produced by Lewis M. Heyward for Tigon British Film Productions.
    AU $50.00
    AU $34.05 postage
    or Best Offer
  • Travelin' Shoes (Inside/Out Series) 1972 16mm short film Documentary

    Title:Inside/Out Series: Travelin' Shoes. Plastic Reel. Year: 1972. (a division of the South Australian Film Corporation).
    AU $50.00
    Era: 1970s
    AU $43.75 postage
    Genre: Drama
    or Best Offer
  • Just One Place (Inside/Out Series) 1973 16mm short film Documentary

    Plastic Reel. Year: 1973. (a division of the South Australian Film Corporation). Title:Inside/Out Series: Just One Place.
    AU $50.00
    Era: 1970s
    AU $43.75 postage
    Genre: Drama
    or Best Offer
  • Remembering It All 1969 16mm short film How To Drive P.12 Australia

    Year: 1969. Series: How To Drive Pt.
    AU $40.00
    Era: 1970s
    AU $43.75 postage
    Genre: Drama
    or Best Offer
  • Night Driving 1969 16mm short film How To Drive P.11 Australia

    Year: 1969. Title:Night Driving. All about driving at night. Series: How To Drive Pt.
    AU $40.00
    Era: 1970s
    AU $43.75 postage
    Genre: Drama
    or Best Offer
  • HOYTS KONG SKULL ISLAND DRINK BOTTLE

    AU $27.95
    AU $36.95 postage
    or Best Offer
  • VINTAGE SUPER 8MM B & W SILENT / DONALD DUCK GOOD SCOUTS + THUMBELINE HOME MOVIE

    WALT DISNEY / DONALD DUCK GOOD SCOUTS. Super 8mm / Black & White / Silent. Super 8mm / Colour / Silent. Film Size These movies are in good condition. Item Authenticity.
    AU $25.00
    Genre: Children, Family
    AU $21.00 postage
    or Best Offer
  • 16mm FILM BERNE THE CAPITAL - SWITZERLAND SWISS TOURISM 1970's 220 metres

    16mm film from the Swiss Tourist Office. Recycled2u -reuse - reduce - recycle -cutting the carbon footprint. Pick up is available from Ryde 2112.
    AU $30.00
    Era: 1970s
    AU $72.45 postage
  • A Drop Of Water 1971 16mm short film

    Reveals the importance of water by showing vignettes of plant and animal life and by pointing out the many ways in which man uses the river. Year: 1971. (a division of the South Australian Film Corporation).
    AU $50.00
    Era: 1960s
    AU $43.75 postage
    Genre: Drama
    or Best Offer
  • No Problem 16mm short film 1979 Film Australia Karl McPhee

    Director: Karl McPhee. Producer: Karl McPhee. It outlines the epidemic proportions of alcohol and drug abuse in this country and the impact this has on Australian industry. Year: 1979. (a division of the South Australian Film Corporation).
    AU $40.00
    Era: 1970s
    AU $43.75 postage
    Genre: Documentary
    or Best Offer
  • The Car Behind 1973 16mm short film Road Traffic Authority Film Australia

    Year: 1973. Title:The Car Behind. Country: Australia.
    AU $40.00
    Era: 1970s
    AU $43.75 postage
    Genre: Drama
    or Best Offer
  • Reading For Depth In Social Studies 16mm short film 1967 Colour

    The class is divided into committees responsible for the preparation of aids to support their research reading on petroleum, one of the great natural resources of the world. Collecting, reading and sorting, builds the student's vocabulary as well as their ability to organize information.
    AU $40.00
    Era: 1950s
    AU $67.45 postage
    Genre: Documentary
    or Best Offer
  • Measure Metric (A Thousand Clicks) 16mm short film 1977

    Year: 1977. (a division of the South Australian Film Corporation).
    AU $30.00
    Era: 1970s
    AU $43.75 postage
    Genre: Documentary
    or Best Offer
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An Introduction to Movie Film Stocks

Film stocks are a medium that is used for videotaping movies and animation. It is a thin piece of transparent plastic coated on one side with gelatin emulsions that consists of little light-sensitive crystals. The sensitivity, variation and resolution of the film are determined by the size and traits of the crystals within the film stock.

Properties of a Movie Film Stock

There are a few characteristics of a movie film stock to take note when using them. First, consider its emulsion. The emulsion of a film stock is composed of silver halide grains in gelatin colloid which are layered in three parts. These will create the yellow, cyan and magenta layers in the film’s negative after its development. Another important property of a film stock is its film speed. Film speed is determined by its sensitivity to light. Speed determines the various lighting conditions in which the film can be used.

Types of Movie Film Stock Gauges

Movie film stocks are accessible in various gauges or widths. Wider gauges will show a sharper image while the smaller gauges have grainier displays. The most common gauges still used in the filming industry today are 35mm, 16mm, 8mm, super 8mm and the 70mm. The 35mm gauge was the most commonly used gauge for film makers across the globe. But because of its high flammability and expensiveness, the 35mm was not a good choice for amateur movie makers. Kodak then developed the 16mm acetate film stock for experimental and independent filmmakers.

Cost of Movie Film Stocks

To compute for the price of how much a film stock would cost for a movie, you need to decide how many rolls you are going to need. A good way to evaluate this is by deciding on a shooting ratio. For independent films, they usually need a 4:1 or 5:1 ratio. Usually, a 90 minute movie shot in these ratios would need about 45 rolls of movie film stocks.

Types of Movie Film Stocks

The most common type of film stock is the Technicolour usually found in 16mm films in the 1970s. Another is the Kodachrome commonly used by amateur filmmakers because of its direct projection. The Ansochrome became popular in the 1950s and is characterises as a grainier version of the Kodachrome. Lastly, the CRI or Colour Reversal intermediate was a specialised film stock used for making internegatives and was commonly used between 1968 and 1987. When it comes to genre, you can find comedy movie film stocks, documentary movie film stocks and more.

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