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8/super8mm film to dvd transfer

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#1 nick franco

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Posted 06 January 2008 - 06:24 PM

Hey all. Does anybody have any recommendations for transfer of 8mm film to DVD in Los Angeles?
Thanks, Nick
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#2 Jess Haas SOC

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Posted 07 January 2008 - 07:35 PM


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#3 Charles Papert

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Posted 08 January 2008 - 01:04 AM

I looked into having Pro8 transfer my family home movies and my old student films, got a quote that was top-end to say the least, and then started exploring other options. I ended up going with Cinepost in Georgia; they are using a Rank with wetgate and it was less than half the price (their explanation was that you aren't paying the "studio convenience" markup, which is probably pretty likely). I was happy with the results. I did have a concern about shipping the fragile films across country, but I double boxed and insulated and all was fine.

I actually had the footage transferred to DVCAM and hard drive, but I know they will do DVD as well.
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