Tuesday, February 18, 2014

The Kickstarter Video

Yesterday John Reuter, Nafis Azad, and Ted McClelland from 20x24 recorded the kickstarter video segment with Sam Hiser interviewing me. Our approach was to get sound bites that address the important and frequent questions potential kickstarter participants might have.  But in the minute or two that we got, there isn't much about what could be beyond a successful New55 FILM introduction, which I see as just the hoped-for  start of a new photographic industrial capability that might, if we are very lucky, extend into single sheet direct positive photography, color, and perhaps more.  The infrastructure, business and general cultural pressures are against film photography and instant photography, for the moment. If we can change that and fully enter into the post-digital photographic era, same as post-indie music has done, it will only be due to demand, strong sales, and some profit.

6 comments:

Salman Dhaw said...

Expect my support for this project.

B said...

Looking forward to the kickstarter, you'll have my support.

michael said...

Ditto-I've been looking forward to giving you money for years!

Carl Cheng said...

Can you please make Type 100 Peel Apart Pack film as well? It's a pity that Fuji discontinued their FP-3000b, I would love to see New55 to bring it back to life again.

Carl Cheng said...

Can you please make Type 100 peel apart Pack films too? It's so sad that Fuji discontinued their FP-3000b recently, and I really hope New55 can bring BW peel apart pack films back to life...

Bob Crowley said...

Carl there is no chance at all that type 100 packfilm will be produced by us. The cost is enormous, and Fujifilm is discontinuing it because people aren't buying it anymore.