On December 31st, 2017, New55 announced that they have ended operations. A single sentence post made to the main page stated:
In a blog post by Bollywood Actor Amitabh Bachchan, he mentions that Christopher Nolan will be inaugurating the grand opening of Kodak’s motion picture development facility, located in Mumbai, in March 2018.
Kevin and Bill sit down to make one last episode for 2017. We look back on our accomplishments, our difficulties, and our favorite episodes from 2017. We discuss our favorite film photography announcements in 2017 and hope to continue to see film photography grow even bigger in 2018. We also talk about what is in store for Studio C-41 and talk about our goals for 2018.
Steven, Bill, and believe it or not, KEVIN, interview Jay Musselwhite, the owner of Franklin Backdrops. They discuss how he paints a canvas backdrop, learn about his creative process in making a backdrop. Oh yeah, he shoots film too! We talk about that too!