Film Transfers: Super 8mm Film to Digital
Super 8 film was first introduced in 1965, by Eastman Kodak to replace 8mm film for amateur filmmakers to capture motion pictures. Kodak also introduced a version of Super 8mm with a magnetic sound track permitting the capture sound as well as images.
However, unlike most formats that have been replaced by digital media, Super 8 is still widely used today by filmmakers who want to capture images on film rather than digitally.
Why? Because Super 8 film has a unique look that isn’t easily reproduced by digital technology. It is grainy but it also has an interesting quality that many people find aesthetically pleasing.
But for the average person, this format has since fallen out of favour with consumers due to its complicated nature: it takes up more physical space than contemporary formats; it degrades over time; and most importantly, few have the necessary equipment anymore to view it!
At VideoMedia, we want to make sure those memories survive in today’s world with our Super 8 film-to-digital transfer service. We’ve helped countless people digitize their Super 8 films and we’re ready to help you. Your special moments don’t need to be trapped in the past - they can get a new life as digital movies that you can share and enjoy with friends and family for years to come.
How Does the VideoMedia Transfer Process Work?
At VideoMedia, every step of the Super 8 film to digital conversion process is in-house, so we can keep an eye on the quality of the work and make sure it’s all up to our high standards. All you need to do is drop off your Super 8 film reels to our Montreal location, or have them delivered by courier, and we’ll handle the rest!
Once your reels arrive at our on-site laboratory, our expert technicians will handle them with utmost care. They will carefully inspect your Super 8 film to determine its quality and condition. If they require any repair or restoration, you will be notified immediately so you may decide how to proceed with the transfer.
Then, your videotape is carefully scanned frame by frame to a digital format of your choice so that you may see every detail of your memories preserved on your preferred devices
Finally, your newly digitized film will be migrated to a USB key, external hard drive, DVD or any other device of your choice. You’ll receive both your original Super 8 film reels and your freshly minted digital files once we’re done working with them!
Why Choose VideoMedia?
When you choose VideoMedia for transferring your Super.8 film reels to digital files, you get to work with a family-run business that’s been helping people in Montreal and across Canada preserve their memories for over 40 years. We know how important your memories are to you, and we take the time to make sure they’re preserved with quality and precision.
Because the processing is done in-house, we can also accommodate more complex projects quickly and efficiently. Our team of helpful and knowledgeable staff will be happy to answer any questions you may have about your project – whether it’s a personal, institutional, artistic or commercial endeavour.
At VideoMedia, you can rest assured you are getting the best value for your money. Although our prices are competitive, the quality of our service is unmatched, supported by state-of-the-art equipment and technology when converting your Super 8 memories to be preserved for generations.
VideoMedia has been around for a while, and our many years of industry experience in the industry has made us a trusted name in media transfer. We take pride in our ability to provide affordable, reliable, and high-quality services to our customers. This experience enables us to undertake any project you have entrusted to us.