Established: 1970 (Yes that's 50yrs now)
8mm Film To DVD or USB
For 16mm Film to DVD please contact us direct.
(Home Movies to DVD or Portable USB Hard Drive)
We do not re-film off the wall using an old Projector & camera.
We do not use mirrors and an old camera or any other outdated
We do not use old projectors that have been converted to act as
stop motion Frame by Frame scanners.
We use only the latest professional TVT Cine Film real time frame
by frame Scanners built for us by Tobin Cinema Systems in the USA
who have been manufacturing these and others for over 40 years
and now using the very latest in technology to transfer your precious
8mm or 16mm Cine film to a Hi resolution digital format with or
without sound tracks.
1.* Professional film transfers
Using our professional Tobin TVT machines.
Affordable Pricing of silent Film to DVD or Computer files.
* Film with sound track add an extra $5.00 per reel for recording
the sound track.
* We have a professionally built Telecine that will transfer your
Super 8 or 16mm film -- with sound in perfect sync.
* We do not need to make up separate files and add them to
your film then try and sync them properly later.
* Also all our film transfers are added to our professional editor
and scrubbed through to remove any obvious blank spots or
bad frames that are not viewable.
* An interactive menu is set up with links to each chapter if feasible.
* This is a service that I do not see any other film transfer studios
doing this included in the transfer cost.
Any further editing you want done can be done with you in
our studio at an extra cost.
* We have many years experience in film editing *
Pay only for the footage transferred and not full price for
reels that are only part full.
* Price for processing 8mm film to DVD or USB =
0 - 800ft = 0.43cents per ft.
Over 800ft = 0.35cents per ft.
Minimum charge per project = $50.00
3" Reels (50ft)
5" Reels (200ft)
6" Reel (300ft)
7" Reels (400ft)
**All of our machines have electronic footage counters.
Set up fee =Nil
Professional Cleaning of the film is included.
Broken splices= $4.00 ea (includes labour)
Leaders and/or Leader repairs = $5.00 ea. (Includes Labour)
New Imported 400ft Plastic Reels = $25.00 ea
Supplied in a Full DVD case with Printed insert and
title printed direct to disc.
Freight & Packaging not included.
For further information on pricing of all reel sizes or
Editing please contact us direct.
( Only have 3" Reels ? )
If you have a number of 3" reels it would be more
efficient to splice all of your small reels together
onto larger reels.
This is more effective, will produce better files if
you want to edit your own film.
Yes we can splice the small reels onto the larger
reels for you please ask).
(Yes we have larger reels in stock)
* All of our transfers and editing are done in-House we do
not send away to the South Island, Australia or Asia.
Using our "Professional" film scanners we transfer old
home movies,16mm, 8mm Regular and Super 8mm, to DVD
media or USB Drive, the process used does not harm the film
or reels they will all be returned to you in the same or better
* Under normal conditions we strive for a turnaround of 7 - 10
Urgent jobs (under 7 working days) may attract a surcharge
* Extra copies if required include - disk printed in a slim jewel
case as above.
( If required we can supply the disc in a full DVD case with
printed insert - talk to us. )
* Note - The above prices for all transfers are to be taken as a
guide only and do not in any way constitute a quotation - we
will confirm the above prices after we view the film as some
film today is suffering with old age.
If you require a price estimate you will need to bring
or send your film to us to calculate the footage etc.
Please contact us for pricing or phone :07 576-4158 Tauranga.
"We Save Precious Memories"