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How wide is 16 mm film?

Standard 16mm vs. Standard 16mm: The area of exposure for standard 16mm is 10.26mm x 7.49mm, with an aspect ratio of 1.37:1, the standard pre-widescreen Academy ratio for 35mm. Double-perf film, the original format, has a perforation at both sides of every frame line.

How long does 16mm last?

Even under the most ideal storage conditions, your old 8mm and 16mm film is expected to last for 70 years or so. Canisters can help prolong this film.

How many feet is a 35mm film reel?

1,000 feet
The standard length of a 35 mm film reel is 1,000 feet (305 m), which runs approximately 11 minutes for sound film (24 frames per second) and about 15 minutes for silent film at the more-or-less standard speed of 18 frames per second.

How long does 100 feet 16mm last?

Please click here for a link to the Kodak film calculator which can work out exactly how much film you need: Roughly there are 10 minutes in 400ft of 16mm and 2.5 minutes in 100ft.

How long does a 50ft cine film last?


Cine Film Length Approx. Video Length
200 feet (5 inch spool) 16 minutes
400 feet (7 inch spool) 32 minutes
50 feet (3 inch spool) 3 minutes
200 feet (5 inch spool) 13 minutes

How can you tell if 16mm film has sound?

16mm Film. Although most 16mm home movies were shot without sound, there is a way to tell if your film has audio. If your 16mm film has sprockets on both sides, it is a silent film. If it has sprockets on one side and a rust colored strip that runs along the edge of the reel, you have sound!

How many frames are in a 16mm film?

Film Format Frames Per Foot Feet Per Minute at 24 fps
16mm 40 36
35mm, 2-perf format 32 45
35mm, 3-perf format 21.33 67.5
35mm, 4-perf format 16 90