Super 8 film

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Super 8mm film is a motion picture film format released in 1965 by Eastman Kodak as an improvement over the older "Double" or "Regular" 8 mm home movie format.wikipedia
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Super 8mm film is a motion picture film format released in 1965 by Eastman Kodak as an improvement over the older "Double" or "Regular" 8 mm home movie format.
It exists in two main versions — the original standard 8 mm film, also known as regular 8 mm, and Super 8.

Standard 8 mm film

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Unlike Super 35, the film stock used for Super 8 is not compatible with standard 8 mm film cameras.
The standard 8 mm format was quickly displaced, for the most part, by the Super 8 mm film format - which offers cartridge loading, a 50% larger frame size and electric-powered cameras - from the mid-1960s onwards.

Reversal film

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Historically, Super 8 film was a reversal stock for home projection used primarily for the creation of home movies.
Reversal film is sometimes used as motion picture film, mostly in the 16 mm, Super 8 and 8 mm "cine" formats, to yield a positive image on the camera original.

Kodachrome

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In 2005 Kodak announced the discontinuation of their most popular stock Kodachrome due to the decline of facilities equipped with K-14 process.
It was manufactured for 74 years in various formats to suit still and motion picture cameras, including 8 mm, Super 8, 16 mm for movies (exclusively through Eastman Kodak), and 35 mm for movies (exclusively through Technicolor Corp as "Technicolor Monopack") and 35 mm, 120, 110, 126, 828 and large format for still photography.

Home movies

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Super 8mm film is a motion picture film format released in 1965 by Eastman Kodak as an improvement over the older "Double" or "Regular" 8 mm home movie format.
The original 8 mm format was largely superseded within a few years of Kodak's 1965 introduction of Super 8 film.

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Super 8mm film is a motion picture film format released in 1965 by Eastman Kodak as an improvement over the older "Double" or "Regular" 8 mm home movie format.
The home market-oriented 8mm and Super 8 formats were also developed by Kodak.

Blackhawk Films

Many Charlie Chaplin films, and other silent movies were available from companies specializing in re-releasing such films on Super8 such as Blackhawk Films and Castle Films.
Blackhawk Films, from the 1950s through the early 1980s, marketed motion pictures on 16mm, 8mm and Super 8 film.

16 mm film

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Starting in 1971 In-flight movies (previously 16 mm) were shown in Super 8 format until video distribution became the norm.
It also existed as a popular amateur or home movie-making format for several decades, alongside 8 mm film and later Super 8 film.

Ektachrome

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Kodachrome was "replaced" by a new ISO 64 Ektachrome, which used the simpler E-6 process.
The following processes are used for amateur Ektachrome super 8 mm movie film:

Film stock

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Color stocks were originally available only in tungsten (3400K), and almost all Super 8 cameras come with a switchable daylight filter built in, allowing for both indoor and outdoor shooting.
Common lengths include 25 feet for 8 mm, 50 feet for Super 8, 100 and 400 feet for 16 mm, 400 and 1000 feet for 35 mm, and 1000 for 65/70 mm.

Super 8 (2011 film)

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The plot of the 2011 film Super 8 involves a group of teenagers in the fictional Ohio town Lillian filming their own Super 8 movie depicting their experience with a landlocked alien in the summer of 1979.
The film stars Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning, and Kyle Chandler and tells the story of a group of young teenagers who are filming their own Super 8 movie when a train derails, releasing a dangerous presence into their town.

JFK (film)

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Oliver Stone, for example, has used it in films such as JFK, where his director of photography Robert Richardson employed it to evoke a period or to give a different look to scenes.
Richardson said, "It depends whether you want to shoot in 35 or 16 or Super 8. In many cases the lighting has to be different."

List of silent films released on 8 mm or Super 8 mm film

List of silent films released on 8 mm or Super 8 mm film
Decades before the video revolution of the late 1970s/early 1980s, there was a small but devoted market for home films in the 16 mm, 9,5 mm, 8 mm, and Super 8 mm film market.

Mason Shefa

A number of experimental filmmakers, such as Mason Shefa and Stan Brakhage, continue to work extensively in the format and festivals such as the Images Festival (Toronto), the Media City Film Festival (Windsor, Ont.), and TIE (based in Colorado) regularly project Super 8 films as part of their programming.
For his films, Shefa utilizes film formats such as Super-8 and 16mm.

Film at 11

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Some lower-budget television stations used Super 8 to film news stories.
Television news gathering originally involved crews using 16 mm film (or, at lower-budget stations, Super 8 mm film) that would be processed at the station and had to be edited before it could be aired.

Super 8 film camera

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A Super 8mm camera is a motion picture camera specifically manufactured to use the Super 8mm motion picture format.

Flicker Film Festival

To give further support to filmmakers dedicated to shooting on Super 8 mm film, many film festivals and screenings—such as the Flicker Film Festival, and Super Gr8 Film Festival —exist to give filmmakers a place to screen their Super 8 mm films.
This non-competitive film screening series is dedicated to giving local filmmakers an outlet and forum for their Super 8 and 16 mm short films.

Straight 8

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These include the Bentley Film Festival and straight 8, which runs screenings at the Cannes Film Festival and many other festivals and events worldwide, where a sound track is required to be supplied with a completed but unprocessed cartridge.
Participants use Super 8 mm film (commonly referred to as Super 8), shooting and editing in-camera ("straight") on a single Super 8 cartridge.

Sinister (film)

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The 2012 film Sinister contains Super 8 shots used to depict the various gruesome murders.
Ellison finds a box in the attic that contains a projector and several reels of Super 8 mm footage that are each labeled as home movies.

Bentley Film Festival

These include the Bentley Film Festival and straight 8, which runs screenings at the Cannes Film Festival and many other festivals and events worldwide, where a sound track is required to be supplied with a completed but unprocessed cartridge.
The IFC requires contestants to use Super 8 mm film and Bentley Cameras (hence the name) so that everyone has an equal opportunity to show their work.

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Super 8 mm film

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Super 8mm film is a motion picture film format released in 1965 by Eastman Kodak as an improvement over the older "Double" or "Regular" 8 mm home movie format.

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Super 8mm film is a motion picture film format released in 1965 by Eastman Kodak as an improvement over the older "Double" or "Regular" 8 mm home movie format.

Real versus nominal value

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The film is nominally 8mm wide, the same as older formatted 8mm film, but the dimensions of the rectangular perforations along one edge are smaller, which allows for a greater exposed area.

Oxide

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The Super 8 standard also allocates the border opposite the perforations for an oxide stripe upon which sound can be magnetically recorded.