Mike Ryan

Introducing KODAK VISION3 50D Color Negative Film 7203 in Super 8 Format

Published on website: December 11, 2012
Categories: Mike Ryan , Products , Super 8mm , The StoryBoard Blog
VISION3 50D Color Negative Film
VISION3 50D Color Negative Film

The story of Super 8 is a long and passionate one. From its roots as the home movie medium to its use as a viable alternative in professional filmmaking, this small gauge format boasts a distinctive look as a capture medium.

Today, Kodak is making our fine-grained KODAK VISION3 50D Color Negative Film 7203 available in the Super 8 format.

Meet Mike Ryan

Published on website: June 24, 2010
Categories: Mike Ryan , R& , D , The StoryBoard Blog
Mike Ryan is the Film Technology Director for Entertainment Imaging at Eastman Kodak, responsible for the strategic direction of research & development and commercialization projects supporting the color and black & white motion picture film portfolio. Since joining Kodak in 1986, Mike has been involved in research and development of silver halide technologies for consumer, professional, and motion imaging applications.  Prior to his current assignment, Mike’s responsibilities included emulsion research and project management for the EXR, VISION, VISION2, and VISION3 family of color negative origination films. Mike has a BS Chemical Engineering from the University of Rochester.

Why is this still an exciting time in the R+D area in Entertainment Imaging at Kodak?

Published on website: June 24, 2010
Categories: Mike Ryan , R& , D , The StoryBoard Blog

Because Kodak scientists and engineers are continuing to apply their knowledge of materials and image science to deliver innovative products with the highest image quality to assist filmmakers in delivering their creative visions. 

New digital technologies or applications abound everywhere, but there remains a continuing need for the highest quality capture medium that can enable the very best of all imaging production paths available.