A year ago, I wrote an article over at 35mmc in which I discussed some of the jobs I had worked on using 35mm film and the way I handle a film workflow for assigned work. Since writing that piece I have taken on many more commissions for film-based work, and I thought it would be useful to take a more detailed look at some of the implications of shooting film as part of these projects. Despite the effort from vocal members of the film community, the demand for film-based commissioned work is becoming increasingly rare. Although hobbyists, enthusiasts, and fine artists still produce enough spectacular work to maintain the relevancy of film in their fields, the slow nature of developing and scanning means that film cannot compete with digital when a fast turnaround is required.

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