Add to vinyl music and the Rubik’s Cube another nerdish blast from the past making a comeback: Super 8 video.
The format, associated with ’70s home movies and the early careers of directors such as J.J. Abrams (who made a movie with “Super 8” as the title), is being revived by Kodak, which said at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show that it will introduce in the fall a Super 8 film/digital hybrid camera.
Kodak will sell Super 8 film and provide processing services for filmmakers who use the new camera, which will also include a view screen and the ability to swap out camera lenses. The Super 8 footage will also transfer easily to digital, because it is 2016.
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