Do any of you remember hauling out the old slide projector, rigging a sheet on the wall, and listening to the loud whir, while dad tried to explain exactly why the family vacationed in Cape Cod during February?

While old home videos and movies are great to watch as a family, watching priceless moments being chewed up by the vcr doesn’t make for a happy ending!

What is the process involved?

Our trained professionals take care with each video & movie that we transfer, making sure that your order comes out just the way you want it too. Generally it will take about a week to get your order completed and ready for pick up. Once your order has been completed you will get the original tapes back, along with your brand new DVD’s.

We convert your slides and VHS tapes to a movie on DVD. Add music, captions, or a voice over to your movie to make your memories more exciting! Don’t stop with just the family vacation slides. Make movies of your wedding, retirement parties, family reunions… you’re only as limited as your imagination!

How does pricing work?

  • VHS, VHSC, Reg/High 8 video, and Mini DV’s cost $29.99 to transfer
  • Cassette Tapes cost $39.99 to transfer
  • Tape repair is $35.99
  • Additional CD’s cost $4.99
  • Additional DVD’s cost $14.99
  • Discounts for large quantities are offered, please see store for details.

Service

Film to DVD

Enjoy your finished production on your DVD player.

Up to 400 feet: $88.00
Additional feet of film $0.19/ per foot

Film to .avi files For Editing on a PC (External Hard Drive/Not Included in Price)

Call for current Hard Drive pricing.

Up to 400 feet: $85.00
Additional feet of film $0.19/ per foot

Film to .mov files for Editing on a MAC (External Hard Drive/Not Included in Price)

Call for current Hard Drive pricing.

Up to 400 feet: $76.00
Additional feet of film $0.19/ per foot

Hard Drive

All Hard Drives come with a 3-Year Manufacturers Warranty and supports USB.

2 Terabyte Hard Drive Store up to 140 hours of .avi video: $190.00 /2 tb
1 Terabyte Hard Drive Store up to 70 hours of .avi video: $299.00/1 TB

DVD Duplication

Includes: DVD-R media tested for quality; Custom Imprint: up to two lines of text, 24 characters and/or spaces per line, and Storage Case

1 Copy: $14.95/ copy
2 to 9 copies: $12.95/ copy
10 to 20 Copies: $12.50/ copy
Dual Layer DVD Duplicate: $30.00/ copy

Preparing Your Home Movies for Transfer

FAQs About Your Movie Film Transfer

When your transfer is completed, all of your movie film will be returned along with any boxes in which the reels were stored. The film will be cleaned, spliced onto larger reels where necessary, and renumbered. Your transfer will be on a Hi-Grade DVD-R with a Deluxe plastic storage case.

Yes. Add $.03 per foot to the transfer price.

Reg 8mm = Approximately 1600 feet
Super 8mm = Approximately 2000 feet
16mm (24 fps) = Approximately 4000 feet
16mm (18 fps) = Approximately 2500 feet

During our film transfer process we do not provide scene editing. You may, however, do your own editing before submitting your order to us. See our editing services for post transfer editing.

During our film transfer process we do not provide scene editing. You may, however, do your own editing before submitting your order to us. See our editing services for post transfer editing.

If you are transfering your film to DVD, we can enhance the picture and have a better chance of improving the picture on our editing system.

Yes. Different media formats can be transferred onto the same DVD. See Repeating Video/Media in film transfer additional services for details.

The original film was purchased it actually contained 25 feet of 16mm film (although it had the proper amount of sprocket holes for R8mm film). After the first 25 feet of film was shot, the camera was opened and the film spool was flipped to the other side, and the other 25 feet of film was shot. During processing, the film is split down the middle, resulting in two lengths of 8mm film, each with a single row of perforations along one edge, and glued together on the reel which you now have containing 50 feet of film.

DVD-R disks are used for transferring your images to DVD. In order to take advantage of this technology, your DVD player MUST be compatible with DVD-R. 99% of DVD players manufactured in the past two years will play your DVD transfer. Please check your DVD player manual for compatibility or contact the manufacturer.

DVD-R is a disk onto which information (your video) can be written. Think of it as the same type of CD-R you may use to copy music files on your computer, however, the DVD-R can hold much more data.

The files on your completed DVD are not editable. If you want editable files you may want to consider having us transfer your film and/or videotape to .avi (most popular) or another type of video file. We can accomidate whatever editing needs you may have.

We can transfer your VHS videotape to DVD but you should consider having you films converted to DVD. The picture quality from our “Tailor-Made system” is astonishingly better.