Kodak Alaris announced today at CES 2017 the reintroduction of iconic KODAK PROFESSIONAL EKTACHROME Color Reversal Film —
a result of the resurgence in the popularity of analog photography.

KODAK PROFESSIONAL EKTACHROME is known for its extremely fine grain, clean colors, and great tones and contrasts … and was the choice for gene-
rations of photographers as well as National Geographic Magazine for many decades. And it’s coming back!

KODAK PROFESSIONAL EKTACHROME Film has a distinctive look that was the choice for generations of photographers before being discontinued in 2012. The film, known for its extremely fine grain, clean colors, great tones and contrasts, became iconic in no small part due the extensive use of slide film by the National Geographic Magazine over several decades.

That Falcon again - Kodak Ektachrome E100 | Shot by: Robert Ogilvie

Resurgence in the popularity of analog photography has created demand for new and old film products alike. Sales of professional photographic films have been steadily rising over the last few years, with professionals and enthusiasts rediscovering the artistic control offered by manual processes and the creative satisfaction of a physical end product.

“Film is our heritage and we remain committed to meeting the evolving needs of today’s film shooters,” said Dennis Olbrich, President – Kodak Alaris Imaging Paper, Photo Chemicals and Film. “We’ve been listening to the needs and desires of photographers over the past several years and wanted to bring back a color reversal film. In assessing the opportunity, EKTACHROME was the clear choice.”

Kodak Ektachrome E100 | Shot by: Wojtek Mszyca
Kodak Ektachrome E100 | By: Wojtek Mszyca
Kodak Ektachrome E100 | Yashica Mat 124 | Shot by: Wojtek Mszyca
Kodak Ektachrome E100 | By: Wojtek Mszyca

KODAK PROFESSIONAL EKTACHROME is a color positive film, also known as “reversal,” “slide,” or “transparency” film. Unlike all of the other KODAK PROFESSIONAL Films available today, which are color negative films, EKTACHROME generates a positive image that can be viewed or projected once it is exposed and processed. This makes it ideal for high-resolution projection or presentations. It is also well suited for scanning and printing onto a range of professional grade photographic media.

Kodak Film Professional App

EKTACHROME Film is developed using the E6 process, available in many professional labs today. Coincident with the Q4 launch, the KODAK PROFESSIONAL Film App will be updated to include Professional Labs where E6 processing is available in addition to labs where color negative and B&W film processing are currently featured.

Also at CES, The Eastman Kodak Company announced the reintroduction of KODAK EKTACHROME Super 8 Film to support the adoption of its recently introduced KODAK Super 8 movie camera. Eastman Kodak will produce KODAK PROFESSIONAL EKTACHROME Color Reversal Film for distribution by Kodak Alaris. The combined scale of EKTACHROME Super 8 and still film products creates a viable and sustainable business opportunity for both companies.

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