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How we look after your films

30th August 2018 

TVV Productions are a small family business and all the films we receive into our studio are scanned and restored by either Rebekah or Chris. As a team we have been handling vintage films for over 25 years with a combined experience of 38 years in the industry. We appreciate the enormous sentimental value that… READ MORE >>

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Scanning film with a Wetgate

19th July 2018 

The Wetgate Film Restoration Technique. Regardless of the cine film format 8, 9.5 or 16mm that you have if you want to get the best results from your old films then we always recommend using a wetgate. All of the films that come into our studio are cleaned by hand, this removes dust particles and… READ MORE >>

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Film Scanning in 4K UHD

24th March 2018 

  I decided to write the article as there seems to be some general confusion over the expected resolution of film. These days we are used to counting in lines of resolution and pixel numbers, here we will look at both TV resolution and film resolution to help compare them and see what we might… READ MORE >>

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What Does the Future Hold for DVD?

2nd February 2016 

DVD’s have been around since their launch in 1995 so is it time to call it a day and say au revoir to this humble disc format? With downloads from the likes of Netflix, iTunes, YouTube and Vimeo and High definition BluRay discs available too! so why is the humble DVD still here and as… READ MORE >>

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What Camera Do We Use

2nd February 2016 

We often get asked what camera do you use and in the past this would have been a simple answer, but today things have changed, quite simply we don’t use a single camera! we choose cameras based on the subject, the look and the technical requirement. Quite often as freelance cameraman the camera type will… READ MORE >>

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TVV Invest in the Latest 8mm Frame by Frame Film Scanner

2nd February 2016 

We now have the latest film scanner for 16mm, Super 16, 8mm, Super 8 and Pathé 9.5mm film transfers, This is the very latest machine scanning frame by frame, capable of the highest quality scans the custom built machine transfers all positive and negative film and is ideal for a full range from amateur home… READ MORE >>

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