Super 8 B+W Tri-X and Plus-X processed as negative

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  1. RJMLuke

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    Does anyone know if it is possible to process this S8 film using Microdol-X to render a negative film? I want to develop the film as negative and then invert after a DV transfer. I want to do it this way to avoid having to use a bleach and clearing bath. Can it be done?
     
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    I've never done it but this page has a tutorial.
    You can also find more info at the Super 8 section of cinematography.com
     
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    When ever I have done this the film is dark from the Anti-halation backing, yet projection prints were still feasible. Probably have to remove the AH backing for DV transfer.
     
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    What is the best way to take the AH layer off with S8? Thanks
     
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    I have never done the following but this is a quote from the link goldie posted:

     
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    What is used for AH removal in regular B&W processes? That would probably work. IDK if its possible to remove it any other way than a bleach/wipe.
     
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    I processed a roll of Super 8 Tri-x pretty much following the procedure in the posted link last winter. I finally got around to posting the results. Didn't know what to use for an audio track so I just left the projector sound in.

    [YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-imjF3nyrFQ[/YOUTUBE]