At 8mm2Digital, we are one of the few companies that not only use film scanners to digitise your film. We clean your film with professional film restoration products, repairing if needed. Colour correct and digitally restore the movie to new High Definition files and traditional DVDs.
Placing an order with us is very straight forward. Just enter the quantity of each media type you have. The cost will then be displayed, you add your details and your order is ready to send to us. Your order is completed in 3-7 days.
Your family 8mm films are inspected and cleaned thoroughly before your r8mm film is transferred to digital. Old joints and splices checked and replaced where needed. All films are hand cleaned then scanned frame by frame to digital. Our 8mm Film to digital conversion is carried out on a film scanner that copies every frame of your film in 1080 High Definition to achieve the highest quality. Reels are calculated to the nearest reel sizes.
Price equivalent of 32p per foot of 8mm film
Price equivalent of 20p per foot of film
Price equivalent of 17.5p per foot of film
This family 8mm film was taken at Holland on Sea in 1953 and shows the quality of the work we are able to achieve with colour film from that period.
A film by Leeds amateur filmmaker, Alan Sidi
A family celebration captured for posterity on 8mm film.
The original film could be a bit like this, years of dust, cigarette smoke, chemicals left over from the developing process, and fingerprints. From 1968, an 8mm film of American Special Forces outfit in Vietnam. The RAF engineer who filmed it was recovering a British aircraft from a remote airstrip in South East Vietnam.
We first clean your film and lubricate the surface with specialised film cleaning liquid to make it less brittle. Our scanners can capture what the camera saw, which is often a wider image than the projector would allow you to see. We then work on your film in post-production to colour correct the film where possible and digitally clean up the image. We can also add a soundtrack to the film if needed.
While working on a film today, I realised that many of my clients receive their films back and enjoy them, but don't realise the difference between the original film that they sent in to be copied, and the one they watch. Exposure settings on a vintage 8mm camera needed to be set for each shot with an exposure meter to get the best result. Here you can see how we have adjusted the exposure in the bottom image adjusting the highlights and mid tones.
Using industry-standard cleaning procedures allows us to remove any contaminant on your films, such as dust, mould or other foreign elements which have settled on your 8mm film transfer to digital. We offer a cleaning service for your film's which will clean, lubricate and condition your cine film.
The cost of film cleaning is included in the transfer price and helps to preserve the film for long term storage.
8mm film transfer to digital is carried out on a film scanner that copies every frame of your 8mm movie in 1080 High Definition to achieve the highest quality. Our scanning method records all the data in every frame of the film. An average order has 1000 captured frames per minute, which are digitally compiled and colour corrected.
We digitise family films, 8mm & Super 8mm by scanning. Have a look at our sample transfers and read what our customers say about our service. Our price list can also be found here.
The era of tapes is winding down, and after three decades there is a lot of video content to transfer for modern playback devices. What’s more, any video stored on magnetic tape (such as VHS, Video8, and Hi8) has a limited life span and is now degrading with time and age.
When was the last time you looked at your old photos and slides? Chances are they are packed away in boxes where they are hard to enjoy. We scan your photos at 300 dpi which will allow you to print to double the size of the original print with virtually no loss of quality.
Send us your 35mm slides or original negatives and we will scan them into digital images that you can share online or have turned into individual prints or coffee table photo books. We will provide you with a disc of image files to enjoy your family photo collection.
Sent some family Cine Films going back to the late 70s, transferred onto DVD/CD brilliant reproduction and quality.
Superb service, Will definitely use again, highly recommended if you have old formats. John Overton
Fantastic Service from start to finish, Andrew converted 4 very old Cine films the finished product is superb. Will definitely be using again. Can highly recommend this Service. Rob Hutchinson
Had one of my (very old!! ) VHS tapes transferred to DVD and its come out brilliantly! Would absolutely recommend these services to anyone. Shelley Foster
I sent in one of my 8mm films to be digitally converted wowww incredible work and speed by Andrew, people dont look elsewhere for this work 8mm2digital is the company you need. thankyou so much Andrew another one on it's way. Ayhan Ali
This is a terrific service. Andrew converted a badly damaged cassette tape from 1976 to two fine quality, ultra professional-looking CDs in a very short space of time. I strongly recommend 8mm2digital if you need anything of this kind doing! Lindsay Gray
In my experience Andrew goes beyond just transferring, Cleaning film etc, etc. I received a DVD that had been transferd from 60 year old 8mm film which looked as if it had been taken yesterday! The DVD disc was printed with my aircraft On the front, (No mean feat as this aircraft is over 75 years old!) The disc was complete with Squadron crest, airfield map and title. This was a complete surprise as I had just expected a plain disc with maybe a title! The research needed to do this must have been considerable and Andrew is to be congratulated. I have had similar work done on other film with other companies but the results were nowhere near as good. By the way, I have never met Andrew and am NOT related I am just so pleased with his efforts! Barrie Stubbs
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