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News: Kodak film cost rise

As published by the British Journal of Photography:

Kodak has confirmed that it has increased the prices of all of its consumer and professional films, just weeks after the company was put under the protection of US courts as it seeks to avoid bankruptcy.

The information was first revealed by Amateur Photographer, a UK-based photogrpahy magazine, and confirmed to BJP by a Kodak spokeswoman. “We have to contend with further increases in energy and raw material costs, and higher costs associated with lower volumes,” a Kodak representative told Amateur Photographer. “Therefore, to remain a sustainable, viable business, the company is implementing a price increase for consumer and professional films.”

The move comes as BJP revealed last week that the company was discontinuing its range of colour reversal films. The discontinued films are the Kodak Professional Ektachrome E100G, Kodak Professional Ektachrome E100VS Film and Kodak Professional Elite Chrome Extra Color 100.

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