Calculating Film Feet: Film transfer is priced by the film foot. The table below calculates the amount of film feet. Enter the number of each size film reel in your collection, in the table below, to figure out how much total film footage you have. Each order is a custom job, and final quantity of film feet can be
impacted by removing damaged or blank film, or by the estimation of film
feet being incorrect. We only charge for the actual number of film
Scanning Process: All film conversion processes include film inspection, cleaning, and
repair. We repair old splices, remove blank film and damaged
perforations, and replace the leader if necessary. Prior to scanning
your film, we carefully clean it with a special solution to remove dust, mold, and other contaminants from the film stock .
We use high definition film scanners (models Sniper HDL, Sniper HD-Pro, and Sniper-16 HD) to digitally scan and record the entire contents of each frame of your 8mm, Super 8mm and 16mm film. The captured film content is then reformatted / converted, and returned to you on a video DVD.
Educational Video Library: Videos on our film transfer process, sample finished product, color correction, and comparsion to previous generation film transfer.
Turnaround: Average turnaround is 2 weeks from receipt of your order into our lab back to your doorstep.
Pricing: The price for standard definition film transfer to DVD is $0.17/ft. (17 cents per film foot) or $8.50 per 50ft (3 inch) film reel.
Film with Sound: We can capture audio from sound strips on
Super 8mm film and 16mm film. Price is $25 per 1,000 film feet. Our editors adjust and synchronize audio playback for best play. Worth
the extra investment - adds significant value to final product.
Instructions: When placing your order in our online ordering system, please include your instructions to us within the comments section. Be specific about how you want your final product output to be organized, file names, reel sequence, on-screen titles, any extra copies, etc. If we have questions about your order's instructions, we will email or call you. For additional customization of your film project, please review the optional add-ons at the bottom of this page.
Extras: We offer options for background music ($10), on-screen titles ($5 each), basic color correction ($50), extra copies of the final master DVD set ($15 per extra copy), and LightJar private video cloud storage for backup copies of your order (just $10 first year).
Shipping: A UPS shipping label can be created from our website
for attachment to your inbound package to our labs. Shipping is free on
orders valued at $100 or more. A $10 shipping and handling fee is
applied for orders greater than $50 but less than $100; and a $25
shipping and handling fee is applied to order values less than $50. We
offer a Safe Shipping Kit with a GPS tracking chip as an option, listed
at the bottom of this page.
Warranty and Protection - If we make a mistake, we provide a 90 day warranty on
our work for editing changes or redo's if necessary. Our intent is for
you to be satisfied with the finished product. All finished jobs are placed in network storage for 90 days as
protection against loss or damage to the original order, or if the
customer wants further editing or extra copies. Replacement cost is
$15 for each replacement DVD.
Summary - This service package includes the following features:
From Lorin of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania on 7/2/2015.
Received yesterday the finished DVD transfer of my short film. Many thanks for the fast service and completing this order as per my directions. It was a complete joy seeing this film again after 40 years.There will be several more shorts coming your way, which I am sure will receive the same professional attention in transferring to DVD.Many thanks for the fine service
Grove City Highland Band films
From Rolf Reynolds of Cochranton, PA, Pennsylvania on 12/15/2014.
Our committee members are very pleased with the quality of your work. Your service is superb with work completed within a very reasonable turn-around time. Thank you. I have personal films that I will be sending in the future.
8mm transfer to DVD
From Bridge61 of Germantown, Maryland on 12/11/2014.
I was very hesitant to send my treasured family movies away and did a lot of research on prices and the video process before I chose Cintrex AV. I am completely satifisfied with the end result. The time frame was excellent, the product is fabulous and the people are completely trustworthy. I'm so grateful for their excellent work and professional staff.
From Ron Z of Lambertville, New Jersey on 12/1/2014.
I received the DVDs and you did a tremendous job . . . thanks for the good service.
From Yvonne of Columbia, South Carolina on 9/26/2014.
My order arrived and I find it delightful. Thank you. Yvonne
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