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How do I convert feet to running time when shooting on film?

Internet Filmmakers' FAQ

Working out the running time for your film is as simple as follows:

- 16mm shot at 24fps will be 36ft per minute
- 35mm shot at 24fps will be 90ft per minute

Remember that changing the camera speed (i.e. increasing/decreasing the frame rate) will affect these ratios!

Answer by Benjamin Craig  |  Last updated 23-Nov-2004


Older Comments

jb17kx  |  02-Dec-2006
Our friends at Kodak make it easy for those of us who want to work out who much film lasts for how long: