When Kodak opened the doors to its new film lab in Long Island City in May, their first client was Steven Spielberg with his latest feature The Papers, starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks. Business has been booming ever since, and the successful launch has already necessitated making new hires and acquiring an additional processing machine.
With industry trends indicating a renewed interest in shooting on film, including television, the timing of the opening of the new Kodak lab could not have been better. “Kodak is making it easier and more affordable to shoot film,” said Anne Hubbell, Kodak Vice President of Motion Picture. “The lab has already been a game changer – allowing artists to shoot on their preferred medium and bringing more work to New York State.” Continue reading.