An Old Favorite Returns

bythom ektachrome


Not often do I get to write about something being added to the existing film choices, but apparently the Kodak Pension Plan needs to be funded ;~).

The company formed as part of the spinout of Kodak's pension plan, Alaris, has announced that they intend to bring back Ektachrome, a film that was discontinued back in 2012. The new 135 format (35mm) version in 36-shot spools will once again be manufactured in Rochester, NY, and a Super 8 version will be produced as well (though that will be marketed directly by Kodak). 

The announcement was made at CES, and attributed to "a resurgence in shooting film."

The new film is expected to become available in the last quarter of 2017.

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