Film Laboratory

Foto-Kem®'s world famous lab offers film processing and printing services for 65/70mm, 35mm, and 16mm motion picture film. Operating continuously since 1963, it remains one of the few laboratories committed to quality celluloid services in a digital media environment.

65/70MM OFFERINGS

  • Color negative processing: normal, push, pull and skip bleach
  • Drygate and wetgate printing: answer prints, release prints and intermediate formats
  • Our Dynamic Light Control® (DLC®) service corrects or adjusts color and/or density within a scene of film, and can alter
        exposure to 1/300 of a printer point
  • Optical printing: Academy Award™ -winning IMAGICA optical drygate/wetgate printer handles format conversions from
        any 65mm format to any 35mm format
  • Negative assembly: inspection, cueing, DTS track syncing, splice repair and condition reports

(Note: Foto-Kem® also offers complete HD telecine and dailies services for every format, 16mm, 35mm and 65/70mm.)

35MM OFFERINGS

  • Color and B&W negative processing: normal, push, pull and skip bleach (color only)
  • Drygate and wetgate printing: answer prints, release prints and intermediate formats
  • High-speed "loop" release printing
  • Proof printing to maximize efficiency, utilized in tandem with "DigiProofer" system to enhance color timing accuracy
  • Our Dynamic Light Control® (DLC®) service corrects or adjusts color and/or density within a scene of film, and can alter
        exposure to 1/300 of a printer point
  • Optical printing: 35mm to 16mm and 16mm to 35mm
  • Optical sound tracks: from mag, digital tape and .wav file sources
  • Negative assembly: inspection, cueing, optical track syncing, splice repair and condition reports
  • "Daylite" 4hr process/print turnaround available upon request
  • Matchback Restoration®: Edit original film elements to conform to a preexisting video master

(Note: Foto-Kem® uses Kodak and Fuji duplicating print and negative stocks. No processing of B&W reversal.
Color reversal can be developed as cross processing to a negative format.)

16MM OFFERINGS

  • Color and black-and-white negative processing: normal, push, pull and skip bleach (color only)
  • Drygate and wetgate printing: answer prints, release prints and intermediate formats
  • Our Dynamic Light Control® (DLC®) service corrects or adjusts color and/or density within a scene of film, and can alter
        exposure to 1/300 of a printer point
  • Optical printing: 16mm to 35mm and 35mm to 16mm
  • Optical sound tracks: from mag, digital tape and .wav file sources
  • Negative assembly: inspection, cueing, optical track syncing, splice repair and condition reports
  • Matchback Restoration®: Edit original film elements to conform to a preexisting video master

(Note: Foto-Kem® uses Kodak and Fuji duplicating print and negative stocks. No processing of black-and-white reversal.
Color reversal can be developed as cross processing to a negative format.)