8mm Film to Digital


 LOCAL - In Denver, conveniently located on 2370 S. Colorado Blvd

 FAST - Many orders completed 24-48 hours. Express service available

 AFFORDABLE - Volume Discounts! Terrific Prices

 SAFE - All work performed on site! Never shipped out of state!

8mm Film to Digital - The Way It Should Be Done

  1. Your priceless film must be cared for properly and the transfer done with the correct process in order for your reborn home movies to be their very best. 
  2. Every reel in an 8mm film to Digital project must be thoroughly cleaned. This requires microfiber cleaning cloths and antistatic cleaner designed specifically to clean 8mm film. 
  3. The film needs to be captured frame-by-frame. Don’t be fooled by projector-based capture when every frame is needed for a true transfer from film to digital.
  4. Most film color fades over time. Moreover, not every film was originally taken with the best lighting and exposure. Insist on color and exposure correction to be included in the price that you pay. This includes both capture-based and post capture editing correction for back lighting and color. 
  5. Most film has blank spots at the beginning, end and occasionally in the middle – these should be edited out of the final product. 
  6. Your film deserves basic custom menus and scenes included in the basic price for that professional transfer look and fee.
  7. Depending on your needs, you need the choice between SD and DH video.

The Best 8mm Film to Digital equipment is crucial

  • Safety – you don’t want to risk damage to your film – there is no backup! The right transfer equipment is designed for Zero Image Contact area. No sprockets, claws, or pinch rollers touch your film – insuring that damage to aging, brittle film, is prevented by design.
  • Quality – a film scan frame by frame insures that the integrity of your film is preserved and that the quality of the film transfer is optimal. A true scan of your film is night and day different from a ‘picture of a picture’.
  • Video Clarity - Cutting edge solid state scanning equipment insures that you get the truest capture of your film possible. If you are incurring the cost and effort to transfer film – you only want a great home movie with the best picture possible. 

How much does it cost to transfer 8mm Film to Digital?

  1. Call (720 204-5464) for a personal quote today (including volume discounts) 
  2. Just drop by our store
  3. Click here to see the Film Pricing Schedule

Transfer Film:

• 8mm to DVD
• 16mm to DVD
• Super 8 to DVD

We Also Convert:

• Video to DVD
• Film to DVD
• Audio to DVD
• Slides & Negatives to DVD
• Photos to DVD
• Other

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8mm film to mp4

16mm film to digital

By Jamey Nordby - October 18, 2018

Christmas is just around the corner! 8mm film to mp4, 8mm film to Digital, is the perfect gift. Don't be foolled into a projection based conversion vs a true frame by frame scan. The difference is stunning!

The first is a picture of a picture, the second is a true scan of every frame that is then reconstructed to a high quality movie. 

Order now to be sure that you have the Christmas presents that you need!

Convert miniDV Videotape to Digital

Convert miniDV to mp4, mov, avi

By Jamey Nordby - September 12, 2018

Like everybody else, you want to watch your videos again!

Fortunately, videotape to digital, videotape to dvd, specifically miniDV to Digital are all available and affordable!

This hi quality videocamera tape has superior quality to its predecessors VHS, VHS-C, and HI8. You can expect a very high quality in most cases that can be shared on the cloud via Youtube, Dropbox, etc. You can also use external hard drives and USB sticks depending on your needs. 

Hi quality playback equipment is critical in order to produce the best quality in your digital video. The professional DV player decks are the best options.

 
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miniDV to Digital

videotape to digital is the most flexible option for today's video

By Jamey Nordby - August 1, 2018

MiniDV is a great video format. It is high quality, small format and easily convertible to digital. Digital, as opposed to DVD, gives you the most flexibility to play on multiple computer platforms, backup to hard drives or cloud services, and share easily with friends. 

When it is time to convert miniDV to dgitial - choose a format that works best - and longest.

VHS to Digital overtaking VHS to DVD !

8mm Film to Digital is also growing

By Jamey Nordby - August 1, 2018

5 years ago, nearlyl 90% of videtape conversions were VHS to DVD. Now nearly 50% of all videotape conversions are VHS to Digital

As more and more consumers become comfortable wtih digital tehnology, converting VHS to mp4, quicktime, or AVI is growing rapidly. While DVD's are still popular, digital formats for a computer are 1) editable 2) sharable and 3) easy to backup.

If editing is desired - DVD is NOT the way to go. What is needed is a format that today's video editing programs support. 

If sharing is desired - DVD is NOT the way to go. What is needed is a format that can be shared via dropbox, youtube, email, etc.

If backup is desired - DVD is NOT the way to go. Backup for DVD is simply making more copies. This does not prevent DVD technology from becoming obsolete - you just have more copies of old technology. What is needed is a format that can be included in normal backup and cloud backup systems. 

DVDs are a fading technology. While still useful, DVD will not be here in 50 years. Digital, even if it changes formats, will be around as long as computers are around. 
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8mm Film to Digital

join VHS to Digital, Videotape to Digital and Cassette to Digital

By Jamey Nordby - July 3, 2018

Videotape to Digital, including VHS to Digital, and Cassette to Digital among other conversions - have become common over the past 5 years. 8mm Film to Digital is starting to catch up - even if it has been converted to DVD in the past. 

Converting 8mm Film to Digital is a very different process than videotape - mostly because it is a visual process, not a magnetic process. As such, scanning as much of the film as possible with good scanning equipment as possible is the key to a great digital experience. 

In fact, a complete scan of every frame is critical. Once this is done, then color correction, contrast adjustment, and finally compiling into a great video - create a great video of your old films. 

Many people ask if we can covert old VHS tapes that were made from the old 8mm film and 16mm film. The answer is Yes! but the technology has changed dramatically since then, so converting from the original will create the best digital video now. 
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