The Handmade Film Institute

Dedicated to exploring, extending, and supporting the use of motion picture film as an artistic medium

An Emulsion in the Wilderness: in lightning Agnes
Hand Made Film Camp
Wilderness Film Expedition:The Movie!
Thoughts on Handmade Emulsion vs. Commercial Film
by Robert Schaller
I was recently asked whether homemade silver gelatin emulsion is as "good" as, say, Tri-X, and could it conceivably replace it. I realized that I couldn't answer this question as asked, and the reason is revealing of a fundamental in what this is as opposed to the commercial product. For me, at least, the goals are completely different... (read more)