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  • n. A specialized type of negative film stock that is part of the intermediate process that goes from an original negative to a release element (most common in the motion picture film post-production process). The material used is itself the same as in an interpositive. The differences is that an IN has a negative image on it, while an IP has a positive image.


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  • They can always drop frames to film out from the digital interpositve at 24fps without needing to worry about skip printing from a film internegative, but high-end LCOS projectors and Blueray are already 60p capable. 48fps is nice for Maxivision and backwards compatibility, but not necessary if we're going to digital.

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  • The disc is not perfect, but it is anamorphic a great leap forward in itself; it doesn't have the digital sharpness of an internegative transfer, but for a 35mm-sourced transfer, its film-like qualities are quite acceptable.

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  • If the distribution agreement calls for delivery of an interpositive and internegative, but the budget allowances for film and lab are too small, the solution is to find the extra money somewhere else.

    The Movie Business Book, Third Edition

  • Made from a 4 "x5" internegative of a photograph of an original print by Mishkin.

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  • This is a very particular experience of seeing Kodachrome made through internegative and I got very fascinated-I know the film seems quite dark-with the darker end of Kodachrome.



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  • (n): an intermediate copy of a film, made on a very fine-grained stock, and used to make a greater number of prints than it is practical to make from the A and B Rolls.

    January 18, 2009