Bergger Pancro 400 - 120 Film

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The first original B&W emulsion for over a decade, Pancro 400 120 film's launch in 2017 was highly anticipated by medium format photographers who praised its clarity and exposure latitude. This partly comes from it's rare double-emulsion set-up which allows for different sizes of grain in the final image.

A must-try for any serious black and white photographer! Also called Pancro400, Pan 400 or PAN400.



Format: 120
Colour: B&W
Type: Negative
ISO: 400
Exposures: 12
Pack size: 1


To understand more about the details above you can check out our film guide or if you want some inspiration then head over to our page on choosing your next film. And if you want the full details about the film, including technical information, read about Bergger PAN400 over on EMULSIVE.


Bergger is an exciting French company which provided one of the highlights of 2016 by announcing they were producing a brand NEW B&W film for the market - the Pancro 400. Unlike many films which have existed for decades, Bergger has invested in research and development - as well as machinery and people - to innovate and explore new possibilities. Combining brand new technology with age-old formats has proven a hit already, and they will surely grow in prominence as their product line extends.

For more information about the brand check out our bio of Bergger

Sample images (c) jacme31 and Aurelien Le Duc


Where we ship

When you buy your camera film from us we can ship it across the UK, Europe, USA, New Zealand, Australia and Canada (more countries planned soon!) So buy your Bergger Pancro 400 Film 120 B&W ISO 400 today and dive back into the fun of 120 film photography!

The Analogue WonderLab

When you’ve shot your roll of film and are looking to get it developed and scanned, then look no further than the Analogue WonderLab!

We can process your film for you, scan it at the resolution you need, and email back the files quickly and securely.

We offer FREE tracked shipping to our lab so that you can send us your negatives with total peace of mind. And our lab team are all passionate film shooters themselves, so you know that your film will get the best possible treatment!

Head to the WonderLab page here to read more details, or add the bundled developing above (if available) when you purchase your film.

Please note that our long-term aim is to offer developing for every film that we sell, but this is a work-in-progress. For full details and FAQs please head here

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Please note that it is not a signed service so you won’t need to be at home to receive your film, and our letterbox-friendly boxes fit through the vast majority of European letterboxes!

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Customer Reviews

Based on 36 reviews
Adrian Kerry
Perfect for: Portraits, Landscapes, Pinhole/Long-Exposure
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Reliable performer

Pentax 67 165mm f2.8. 1/125th @f2.8 Processed in Bellini Hydrogen @20 degrees C for 14 minutes
I was introduced to this film a few years ago and initially shot it in the LeRouge66 pinhole camera where exposure was somewhat unreliable. Having transferred it to the Pentax I found my initial development time 0f 6.5 minutes was way too short. Everything was under processed. I revisited the Massive Dev Chart and it quoted 10 minutes, so I trialled that for one roll, which was way better. With further use, using my exposure techniques, and the Pentax have settled on 14 minutes. For me, it produces the images with great depth and feel. The greys are subtle and the blacks black. Clean highlights too. But we have to remember all reviews are very subjective. We all have different, exposure, development, and scanning techniques, not to mention the kit the pictures are taken on or scanned on. They all have an influence, as does the contrast of the scan you prefer to work with for your post production. It's always helpful to have a starting point, but these things should be just that. The most important thing is consistency in how you do your work flow, then minor adjustments can be made to produce the images you are looking for. The types of photography boxes below I have ticked are one I have used it for. All of them produced lovely results. But getting to know a film takes time, so don't use it once and discard it if it didn't do what you thought it would. This film is up there for me, and is great value for money.

Perfect for: Great All-Rounder, Portraits
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Great character

I really enjoyed the results I got from my first rolls of Bergger in 120. Shot on a mamiya rz67 in studio I loved the depth of the shadows and sharpness in spite of the grain. Very manipulatable dependent on the developer you use.

Peter Kay
Perfect for: Street Photography
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Hugely disappointing

Developed in Bellini Hydrofen. Shot with a Yashica-Mat Red window compatibility isn't great as the text is feint.
I think this film is very selective about the developer you use. Rodinal and Caffeinol don't work and it wasn't great in hydrofen. Dev time was six minutes as was fix time and it required a pre-soak. The grain is noticeable, clear skies were a bit streaky, the images just weren't great. Shadow detail and sharpness are there but it isn't a patch on Delta, Rollei Retro & rpx, HP5+, or Foma, all of which are cheaper, some significantly so. I am unlikely to shoot this again unless someone donates a roll, I certainly won't be buying it. Some people get good results but I can only review from my own experience.

Mark B
Perfect for: Great All-Rounder, Landscapes, Street Photography, Architecture, Creative/Abstract, Travel
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A lovely vintage looking film

I really enjoyed using this film, it’s got a very vintage rendering. So I decided to take it to beamish and shoot with a Moskva 5 I’ll let the photos speak for themselves. But it’s a film to be careful with as it seems to have a fair level of basefog.

Perfect for: Great All-Rounder, Portraits, Landscapes, Architecture
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Lovely classic film

I've shot a few rolls through my RB67 and absolutely love the classic look of this emulsion. Would definitely reccomend and will be buying more.