Bolex International S.A.
The official website of Bolex International.
The Jacques Bolsey Project
A in-progress documentary about the life and work of Jacques Bogopolsky
(Bolsey), inventor of the Bolex camera.
Andrew Alden's Bolex Page
Website of Andrew Alden, author of several books on Bolex Cameras. Andrew
also buys and sells Bolex cameras and accessories; his books are available
for purchase directly through his website.
Tobin Cinema Systems, Inc.
Clive Tobin manufactures excellent crystal sync and time lapse motors for
Bolex and other 16mm cameras. Be sure to check out his page on Bolex H camera
From the "Small Movies" website, a list of all models of H-16 cameras with
approximate serial numbers. Unfortunately, the use of serial numbers here
is slightly misleading as they appear to identify a specific camera model,
rather than the dates used by those numbers.
A good site with general information on the controls and operation of the
Bolex H-16, as well as tips and myths, by Joel Schlemowitz.
NCS manufactures the Timeflow and Revolution intervalometer for time-lapse
photography. Both are compatible with any H model Bolex camera.
Bolex Service & Repair:
Jesse Chambless; Authorized US dealer for Bolex cameras. New and used cameras,
parts and accessories.
Dieter Schaefer, of Procam in Prescott, AZ. Authorized Bolex service and
Technological Cinevideo Services, Inc.
Film and digital production services, sales and rentals. Authorized Bolex
sales and service/repair.
Film Stock & Processing:
Kodak 16mm Products
Official site of Kodak; 16mm motion picture film and technical information.
Official site of Fuji Film; motion picture film products and technical information.
Spectra Film &
16mm, Super 8 and double-8mm film stock and processing.
Super 8 and 16mm Production and Archiving.
Since 1956. Offers Ektachrome (E-6) processing for 16mm, super 8 and double 8mm movie film.
Yale Film and Video
Double 8mm, Super 8 and 16mm film stock and processing.
The Widescreen Centre
A retail shop, based in London, that offers a wide range of products; good
source of Super 8, double 8mm and 16mm film stock and supplies in the UK.
John Schwind specializes in the sale of Double 8mm and Double Super 8mm film; Super 8 and
16mm stocks are also available, along with processing for color and B/W film.
Film Supplies & Vintage Equipment:
Projection reels, cans and film supplies; also sells 8mm, 16mm, and 35mm
sound and silent movies.
Pacific Rim Camera
US dealer of vintage movie and still cameras, including Bolex.
F. and S. Marriott
UK retailer of still and cine cameras; Good info on Bolex cameras, as well.
Movie Films and Collectibles
Amateur movie projectors, equipment and supplies.
A great website for the small gauge cinematography community. Be sure to
visit the message forums for helpful advice and friendly discussion.
Professional Motion Picture Camera People, News and Resources
Super 8 Filmmaking
The website of Mike Nyberg - Super 8 Man. A great resource for the Super 8 filmmaker, with articles, product reviews and tips.
Film is Fine
A site dedicated to still and movie photography using real analogue film. Very informative articles! Cameras are also listed for sale.
An online 'zine for Super 8 fans; available in both German and English language.
Photography and Cinema History:
The Kodak Collector's
This site displays a large collection of Kodak cameras, advertising and
Kodak memorabilia (Kodakabilia!). Includes a section on movie cameras.
Antique Motion Picture
A collector's site devoted to antique 35MM motion picture studio cameras.
Great images of beautiful cameras.
Online since 1996, but apparently abandoned in 1998. An interesting source
of information on amateur film guages, with a special section on Bolex cameras
An online museum featuring the history of early media, from raree shows
and magic lanterns to early cinema. A wonderful site with a wealth of information
Collecting Movie Cameras
English and Italian language website featuring a nice collection of motion
picture cameras, with history, images and more.
Paul's 16mm Film Collecting
Great info on collecting and projecting vintage films.
The Association of Moving Image Archivists
A non-profit professional association established to advance the field of
moving image archiving.
The Home Film Preservation Guide. Tips and guidelines for preserving home
movies and films outside of specialized archives, with a focus on storage
Home Movie Day
A worldwide celebration of amateur films and filmmaking, held annually on
the second Saturday in August.
Charles Urban, Motion
A comprehensive website on the life of Charles Urban, and his efforts in
promoting the educational use of motion pictures.
The Official Preston Sturges Website
Official website of American Filmmaker, Preston Sturges.
The Internet's most comprehensive site dedicated exclusively to Classic
Movies. Great articles and information.
A well-designed site with articles, images and commentary on the Golden
Era of Hollywood.
Turner Classic Movies
A 24-hour cable network presenting the greatest motion pictures of all time,
From Switzerland, home of Paillard-Bolex! A non-commercial web radio station
with 24/7 streaming audio. If you like what you hear, consider a small donation
so they can stay online.
An online encyclopedia of big band, lounge, classic jazz and space-age sounds
of the 20th Century. Well researched.
An internet radio station, hosted by live DJs, that plays an eclectic mix
of Exotica, Lounge, Space Age Bachelor Pad, Bossa Nova, Bollywood, Latin
Jazz, and Surf music.
Collecting, Nostalgia & Ephemera:
The Museum of Online Museums. A list of online collections and exhibits
covering a vast array of interests and obsessions. The Annex of MoOM is
updated often with lots of fun links.
Many pages full of vintage postcards, matchbooks, advertising and other old ephemera can be found throughout the "Institute of Official Cheer" and "Flotsam" sections of this site.
"Bringing you the best of bygone eras". Great list of links.
A free visual database of magazine cover art from the 19th and early 20th
An excellent resource for anyone interested in antiques and vintage items, featuring over 600 categories, interviews with collectors and experts, showcases and much more.