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Film Purchase & Processing


Purchase of Raw Film Stock:

Kodak                                    Sells raw film stock at a 30% educational discount.*            

Pick up form from the RTF Office or download from website.

* Fax to American Region, 800-755-1816 or Western Region, 800-648-9805.  Use Western Region if you fax late in the day because of time zone differences

* Film School PO# and Film School Customer# may be left blank

* Instructor signature is not required          * Copy of Student ID is required


Processing of Exposed Film Stock:

Bono Films                                      Processes B/W negatives and B/W reversal       

3200 Lee Hwy. Arlington, VA 2220   (703) 743-0800

Filmworkers Co-Op                        Telecine and video dailies services                     

3400 Carlisle Street, Suite 105, Dallas, TX 75204   (214) 754-9333

FotoKem                               Processes 16mm and 35mm                     

2801 W. Alameda Ave. Burbank, CA 91505         (818) 846-3101

CineLab                               Processes B/W reversal inexpensively for students     

*This lab is used for RTF366K projects because of the cost and turn-around time offered for students needing normal processing of Tri-X film (with no transfer).  

You will have the following types of routine charges for this class:

Raw film stock:  $21.50 per roll*   

Processing of exposed film:   $17.34

One - three stop push or push:    $17.34

Transfers to hard drive:  $0.20/foot   (MInimum charge of $117.30)

     1080p HD transfer to an .avi file on a supplied external hard drive.  If you need a different file type, the conversion fee may be different, based on half of your runtime. Minimum 15 minutes, billed in 15 minute increments.

Charges indicated for all film process/transfer charges include 2% fee imposed by the bank to process credit card transactions.  if you pay the lab directly, you may see a small cost savings. 

Shipping involved in getting film to/from the processing lab:  $25***One-time charge per semester (This is the only class where department staff handle student shipping.) 

All prices are subject to change and are based on the department’s out-of-pocket costs & include the credit card processing fee.   


Super8 Sound          Processes Super8     2805 West Magnolia Blvd.  Burbank, CA 91505         (818) 848-5522

VPT & Transfer        Processes & transfers 16mm, Super 16mm, and 35mm film including color negative

            VPT - 2727 Inwood Road, Dallas, TX 75235     (214) 350-2676

            & Transfer -- 5910 N Central Expy #950, Dallas, TX 75206  (214) 615-8240

Yale Film                   Processes Super8                                          10555 Victory Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91606  (800) 955-YALE (9253)

(Maintains a strict subject material policy – see their website for all exclusions.  Ex: They will not process footage with nudity, homosexual content, drug usage, etc.)  

* Disclaimer:  This is not a complete list of film processing labs.   It is an alphabetical list that is based off past usage by students and the RTF Department.  If students have additional labs they wish to add to the list, contact AJ in the RTF Department.

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