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How Kodak is Seeking to Reinvent Itself After Failing to Adapt

The Wall Street Journal recently released a mini-doc that tells the entire story of Kodakā€”a story of a once-dominant company that made its name in film, and is now seeking to reinvent itself as a drug company after struggling to adapt to a future they, in fact, helped to bring about.

What if He Falls? Shooting the First Free Solo of El Capitan

How do you go about shooting a subject when you know they could die in a split second while your camera is pointed at them? That's the reality filmmakers Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi faced while creating their documentary Free Solo. The duo followed climber Alex Honnold during his attempt to be the first human to ever climb the 3,000ft El Capitan in Yosemite without safety equipment.

The Life and Work of Doctor-Turned-Photographer Zun Lee

By day, Zun Lee is a doctor in Toronto, Canada. When he's not working, he's often unwinding from stress with a camera in hand. As a self-taught photographer, his documentary and street projects have caught the eye of The New York Times, The New Yorker, Magnum, and more.

The 8-minute video above by Format's InFrame is an inspiring look at Lee's life and work.

A Documentary About the Origin and Career of Photo Tycoon Peter Lik

Photographer Peter Lik can be described as something of a photo tycoon. There's the unverified claim of one of his photos selling for a record-shattering $6.5 million. He has also reportedly sold over 100,000 prints for a total of over $440 million.

If you're wondering about how Lik's career came about, check out this 12-minute documentary short film that the photographer himself just published.

Short Film Explores the State of Film Photography in Calgary

Canadian freelance photographer Jesse Yardley created this mini documentary about the current state of film photography in Calgary. Worried that analog may be a "dying art," Yardley did interviews with some notable photographers in the area to find out if film still has a chance.