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DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Film to Video


May 25, 2011 by admin

Here is a discussion on do-it-yourself film conversion. Many a budget-minded person looking to transfer their home movies into the digital domain will benifit from reading about these considerations.

Tell A Story with Video Using Professional Voiceover


May 19, 2011 by admin

Please consider a photo montage with professional voiceover to tell your story. You will captivate your audience.

Splicing Dozens of 3” Film Reels to 7” Reels


May 18, 2011 by admin

Here we examine the advantages and disadvantages of splicing many small 3″ reels to 7″ reels. There are many things that the consumer will not have thought of.

What About Cleaning Films?


May 14, 2011 by admin

Sometimes it is necessary to clean films using professional systems designed for movie film. Here we discuss some of the nuances around this.

Judging the Condition of Your Films


May 11, 2011 by admin

Here are some tips of evaluating your 8mm and 16mm home movie film that may have been sitting untouched for decades. Often our clients think that just because their films date from the 1940s that they are old and non-projectable.

Movie Film Reel Capacities


May 8, 2011 by admin

Here is how to roughly approximate the film footage on a given reel by mere inspection.

Splicing Small Movie Film Reels to Make One Big Reel


May 4, 2011 by admin

Presented herein is a discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of the 8mm home movie film conversion and transfer operator splicing clients’ small 50 foot reels onto larger reels.

What’s All This “Sprocketless Projector” Stuff, Anyhow?


April 30, 2011 by admin

There are some home movie film to DVD service providers that use sprocketless projectors which we discuss herein.

What’s All This HD Film Transfer Stuff, Anyhow?


April 27, 2011 by admin

Presented herin are considerations relative to conversion and transfer of home movie films to HD media.

What’s All This Frame-by-Frame Stuff, Anyhow?


April 24, 2011 by admin

Here we present our observations concerning a frame-by-frame home movie film conversion and transfer process.