Cine film transfer services for home or professional films.
We scan all cine films to HD or 4K on our flash film scan machine to provide stable, flicker free high resolution output of even the oldest vintage films.
For 8mm, Super 8, 9.5mm Pathé, 16mm and Super 16 cine gauges. All films are digitally restored to enhance your viewing pleasure and all at very affordable prices too.
We do more we clean, scan and restore, watch our video now.
How we transfer – To get the best out of any film we hand clean to remove dust and dirt particles before capture, we then scan, frame by frame in up to 4K with high quality optics to uncompressed files to capture every detail, film restoration software is then used to help remove any remaining dust, dirt and film anomalies, pictures are also de-grained, stabilised and sharpened.
Output to a format of your choice including MP4, DVD, BluRay and digital edit files.
We then pass the files through a video editor to make additional subtle colour corrections, trimming out any blank sections ready for export. For DVD and Blu-ray discs we add backing music for silent films adding any on screen titles as required. We also include an on screen navigation menu making it easy to play just the reel you want. We also keep a a safety master for 1 month from dispatch.
All DVD copies get an extra free copy on orders over £90.
HD digital files can be provided for archiving or home or professional editing or playback on smart TV’s or tablet devices.
Try us for free: We are so confident you will love our transfers we offer a ‘Try Before You Buy’ service, this is free of charge and valid for up to 50ft of film. On collections over 2,000’ft. Once the test reel is complete we send you a link to download a digital file so that you can see for yourself the full HD quality of the cine transfers that we produce. (Due high to demand this service is not available during November and December)
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How to order We are a friendly bunch so just call, email or fill out our quote form on the right for a speedy response, all we need to know is how many spools you have and how much film is on them. Or just send them to us and we will do the rest.
Our minimum charge for all orders is only £52 this is to cover up to 200’ft of film for transfer, includes cleaning, administration, UK shipping and a digital safety backup copy.
Use the table below or simply contact us by email or phone and let us know how many spools you have for a no obligation instant quote. You only pay for the amount of footage you have!
|8mm, Super 8, 9.5mm Pathe and 16mm film transfer prices|
|Film Length||50’ft||100’ft||200 ft||300’ft||400’ft||600’ft|
|Transfer cost per reel of film (silent)||£6.90||£13||£20||£30||£38||£58|
|Cleaning and Colour Correction||Dirt clean and colour correct is included, additional wet gate scanning is charged at 5p per foot of film.|
|On Screen Tiles||Titles or captions can be created to identify on screen each segment as required at £1.50 per caption.|
|Film with Sound||Films with either an optical or magnetic soundtrack can also be transferred at a surchage of 20% on reel prices above.|
|DVD or BluRay Discs||Each disc can include around 1,200’ft of film (8mm) or up to 90 minutes.Chapter menu with navigation to each film reel @ £20 or £25 for BluRay|
Both of the above include packing into a retail quality Amaray case.
|Digital Files||Ready formatted for easy home or professional editing, formats include .mov, .avi, MP4, H.264, ProRes, DNxHD and others at only £20 per project.|
|Courier and Royal Mail Special Delivery Charges||Mainland UK delivery in Zone 1 for £12|
Zone 1 includes England, Wales and parts of Scotland, excluding Highlands and Islands. The zone is made up of all postcodes not mentioned in zones 2 and 3
Zone 2 – The Highlands and Islands of Scotland – postcodes IV, HS, KA27-28, KW, PA20-49, PA60-78, PH17-26, PH30-44, PH49-50, ZE (up to 2 KG as above price)
Zone 3 – Northern Ireland, Isle of Man and Isles of Scilly -post codes BT, IM, TR21-25 (up to 2 KG as above price)
International Deliveries – Please contact us for an accurate cost.
|Digital safety backup copy held by us.||First month free of charge, if you require us to hold a copy on our systems for a longer period please let us know.|
|Additional copy in DVD case||£8 each|
|BluRay copy in case||£12 each|
Flicker Free Transfer Quality We take great care transferring your films, optimising colour rendition and brightness levels. The transfer technique we employ is very flexible coping better with amateur footage which can sometimes be over or under exposed from scene to scene, our system evens out this exposure difference and ensures higher quality digital transfers at a much lower cost.
Our Guarantee of quality – Your films will be treated with the utmost of care and returned with your order, we have strict quality control as all transfers are completed in-house. We have many years of experience working with delicate vintage small gauge films from Kodak’s Kodakchrome, Pathé, Kodascope, Fuji, Agfa, Polavision, Technicolour, Ilford, Boots, Perutz and others and will be happy to answer any questions that you may have.
Send us your films or drop them off. You can post your films to us, we recommend either Special Delivery or via a courier service. Call in and drop them off at our Newcastle office, we are open 9:00am until 5:30pm weekdays.
All prices on this page include VAT