Ultrafine MotiPix Motion Picture Eastman Kodak Film Stocks for Still Cameras (ECN-2 Process)

Ultrafine MotiPix Motion Picture Eastman Kodak Film Stocks for Still Cameras (ECN-2 Process)
We have joined up with our friends over at MotiPix to offer on a more regular basis, Motion Picture Films with the Rem Jet backing in 35 mm Cassettes and Bulk Rolls. As this film requires special processing (ECN-2) and is absolutely not to be sent out to any regular labs, because the protective backing can "gum up the works" in any standard commercial C-41 processing environment, the majority of this stuff gets processed DIY with our C-41 Kits. You can take off the backing before or during your own processing regimen and it is not that difficult to remove (just an extra step really) and there are a few dedicated labs out there that will process for you but it is implicit that you only use a lab that is dedicated to ECN-2 process. This film is being offered in the spirit fun and experimentation and meant to give you Lomo like effects.

The Motipix Kodak current Emulsions are 5203, 5207, 5213, and 5219 and are all Cold Stored FRESH stocks (including the B & W 5222 as well) and most of the other older emulsions are outdated, discontinued, cold stored and tested by us. All of the other emulsion are Classic Vintage.and obviously may have experienced color shifts and have some density loss, which adds to the experimental nature of these emulsions. All Films that are marked VINTAGE it is best to make sure to allow a few stops, or bracket your initial roll for creative results. All of the Motipix Films are cold stored.



Our home process C-41 Powder Kits

C-41 Kits

Our home process ECN-2 Kits

ECN-2 Kits

Also there are a few film labs that will take on ECN-2 Films

Little Film Lab

The Camera Shop

Old School Photo Lab

Boutique Film Lab

Colorlabs



Some basic notes about REMJET Removal


To remove Remjet from motion picture film, you can use various methods. Here are some recipes and techniques that have been tested, tried and true, and shared by our users:

Baking Soda: Mix 3 tbsp of baking soda and 1000 mL of water at 80-100F. Soak the film for 30 seconds and then rinse. Discard the solution. This method works, but the Remjet might not flow very easily, and there's a chance of some Remjet getting into your chemistry


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Borax: Mix 1 tbsp of borax and 1000 mL of water at 80-100F. Soak the film for 30 seconds and then rinse. Discard the solution. This method works a bit better than baking soda, but aggressive shaking or rinsing at pressure might be needed to clear the Remjet


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Official Kodak Remjet Prebath: Kodak offers a prebath as part of their Remjet removal kits. This method is considered effective, but it might be wasteful ($) if you plan to use it frequently


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Wet Sponge: After processing the film, pull the developed film off the reel and onto hooks. Take a wet sponge and run it down the plastic side of the film, checking the sponge for black residue after each wipe. This method helps remove any remaining Remjet particles


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Most everyone just comes up with their own favorite solution after some pratical experience, with a few adjustments or improvements. Keep in mind that the effectiveness of these methods may vary, and it's essential at first, to test them on a small section of film before applying them to the entire roll. Additionally, always wear gloves and work in a well-ventilated area when handling chemicals.