We have created a new version of the Film Stock Calculator that will run on Mac OS X and was implemented using Cocoa and Objective-C.
We are currently getting started on a Mac version of the Film Stock Calculator. This will be a similar version to the Java applet already released, and similar to the PC version that has not been posted yet.
We have just released beta 2 and it has one new feature added by Jason Rusoff. There is a new table in place to display the output results.
The Film Stock Calculator was originally part of a Film Production Budgeting application and was originally written in Visual Basic in 1998 by Larry Aasen. I realized early on that a web based version of the program would be idea for those who didn't want a full scale budgeting program. I ported the VB version to Java using J++ in 1999 and placed it on my website. It created lots of web traffic and was useful to many starting out in the film industry.... read more