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Cinestill Film
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A 135 film cartridge of Cinestill 800Tungsten Xpro C-41

Cinestill Film creates photographic film for still cameras in 135 and 120 film formats from modified Kodak motion picture cinema film stock.

Color negative films[edit]

For their color negative films, Cinestill Film modifies Kodak motion picture cinema film, allowing it to be developed with the C-41 process rather than the Eastman Color Negative process. Cinestill Film converts the Kodak motion picture cinema film by removing the Remjet backing, a separate Anti-halation backing used to protect the film in motion picture cameras. Due to the removal of this anti-halation backing, Cinestill Film exhibits a glowing effect on the image in areas with strong highlights.[1][2]

Cinestill Film's 800Tungsten Xpro C-41 (short: 800T) is based on Kodak's Vision 3 5219 motion picture cinema film. Beta testing of 800T began in late 2012. Although the Vision 3 5219 film is normally rated for 500 ISO, the conversion to C-41 processing allows the film to be rated at 800 ISO.[3] 800T originally was only available in 135 format, until a 120 format version was released in April 2017.[2]

In a similar manner, Cinestill Film also produces 50Daylight Xpro C-41 (short: 50D) from Kodak's Vision3 50D 7203 motion picture cinema film.[1] Originally available only in 135 format, 120 film followed in late 2017.[4]

Black and white negative film[edit]

CineStill's bwXX Double-X is Eastman double-x film stock 5222 produced by Eastman Kodak,[5] spooled onto 135 film cartridges by Cinestill and only sold in limited quantities.[6]

Film Chemistry[edit]

CineStill offers various film chemistry processes, including color negative, color transparency, B&W negative, and motion picture. Many of these processes can be purchased as a powder or liquid concentrate.


  1. ^ a b "Frequently Asked Questions". CineStill Film.
  2. ^ a b Simpson, Jayphen (2017-06-29). "CineStill 50D Film to Be Released in 120 Format". PetaPixel. Retrieved 2017-11-24.
  3. ^ "About CineStill Film". CineStill Film.
  4. ^ "CineStill 50D is available right NOW in 120 format". EMULSIVE. 2017-06-28. Retrieved 2017-11-24.
  5. ^ "CineStill bwXX (double-x) black and white motion picture negative film, 36exp. 135 (Limited Release)". CineStill Film. Retrieved 2017-11-24.
  6. ^ "CineStill bwXX Film in 35mm is Back in Stock After a Really Long Time!". The Phoblographer. 2017-11-23. Retrieved 2017-11-24.