Call for Super 8 Filmmakers

Submit your 2013 FILMMAKER ENTRY FORM by January 18th, 12:00am, to be a filmmaker for the 7th annual OTS8 event!  Woo-hoo year #7!!


New FAQ page

Ok, we are finally getting our act together here.  Just completed our FAQ page which will hopefully answer some of your questions, or at least be informative for the new-bies.  Take a look --> FAQ


6th annual films now online

It took us a while, but we've finally got all the films from the last event online.  They are currently available for view on youtube and soon to be also available on vimeo.  Enjoy!

"Machete" by Jeff Walter and Kate Palermo



Last night was incredible!!!  150+ people came out to view 30 new Super 8 films - - that were all so good!!!!  Blah!!!  Thanks to all who came out and especially to the filmmakers for putting the time into their creative, one-of-a-kind films.  Here's a few shots from the event.  For more, please visit our facebook page.

Take your seats!

Technical talk.

Free popcorn and soft drinks!


Reel change.

Filmmakers 2012!


Film screening tonight!

Join us for the premier of 30 new Super 8 films never seen before!  $5 entry.  FREE popcorn!


this week: Splicing and dicing

We are hard at work splicing the films together for the live screening that's in 6 days.  It's gonna be a looooong week with a GREAT finale event.  Hope you can make it!  Doors open at 6pm, films start at 6:30pm.  There will be popcorn and soft drinks (BYOBeer).

See you Saturday!


2012 event location

For this year's event we will be using the same space as last year!  It's a vacant storefront ("the bank") conveniently located in downtown Syracuse at 451 S. Warren St, between E. Jefferson and Madison.


And they are off

The film reels are in the mail and off for processing.  Cross your fingers that they come back to us HAPPY and filled with lovely images!!!  (Ah, we know they will.)


It's that time again!

Happy year #6 to us!

Co-sponsored by Syracuse Experimental, Craft Chemistry and Syracuse's Public Arts Task Force.


2011 films now online!

For your viewing pleasure, enjoy 2011's films HERE.


Learn how to use a Super 8 camera!

We are hosting two "How-to use a Super 8 camera" workshops here in Syracuse for all you wannabe's.  They will be held at Craft Chemistry (745 N. Salina St) and instructed by 2-3 local filmmakers.

Join us on Saturday, January 28 at 2pm  OR  Saturday, February 10th at 2pm

No need to reserve your spot, just show up.  And if for some crazy real reason you cant make either of these workshops, please email us to make other special arrangements.


We have our 30!

In record breaking time, we have 30 filmmakers for the event!  We do have a waiting list, so please dont let this news hold you back from emailing us with your interest for participating!  super8syracuse@gmail.com

6th Annual OTS8 Event - here we come!


We lend out Super 8 cameras!!

Don't hesitate to sign up for the event because you don't have a camera!  That's silly cause we have cameras to lend out!!  We keep a flexible schedule and offer convenient locations for easy pick up / drop off.  We do restrict use for only a few days at time, but you can schedule a camera more than once if needed and when a camera is available.  Keep in mind that as we near when the films are due, the more challenging it will be to borrow a camera when you need it.  We suggest borrowing the camera sooner than later.  And be specific if you need a camera that has a special function such as: slow motion or time-lapse.

Don't hesitate to sign up for the event because you've never used a Super 8 camera before! You'll be surprised how simple it is!  To learn how to use a camera, attend one of our "how to use a Super 8 camera" workshops: Saturday, January 28 and Saturday, February 11, both at 2pm and at Craft Chemistry.  No need to sign in, just show up!


Spots are filling up quickly!

We are truly impressed with the influx of interested participants for this year's event!  18 spots have already been reserved, making us well on our way to 30!