It can be difficult to do all the research necessary to figure out the best way to transfer your 8mm film to DVD. Lucky for you we've done all the research and offer the details for free to anyone including our competitors. See, we believe that it is our duty to educate so that you the customer can make the best and most educated decision for you and your family.
You want to start by educating yourself with the equipment being used in the film to DVD industry today. This page tells you what type of machines are being used. What type of quality you can expect from your 8mm film and the cost of the equipment. It gives you the information you need to compare/contrast companies doing this type of work. It allows you to do an apples to apples comparison. This is really important to ensure you get both the quality you are looking for at the best price.
If you are looking for the best 8mm film to DVD quality we recommend Video Conversion Experts. They have been a pioneer in the field of 8mm film scanning and restoration for over 30 years. Many companies try to copy what we do but it takes four things to stay on top. Innovation, technology, investment and customer service. We do those things better than any other company. The proof is in our service offerings, our results and our price. We offer 8mm 2K transfers at a fraction of the cost compared to any other professional lab in the world. We've done work for NASA, Air Force, USGS and Independent Movie makers in addition to all the amateur family films that are dear to the heart. You should look around and do your homework. What you'll find is we offer the best quality at the best price with the best customer service in the business.
Breaking News: We are a company continually researching and developing new technologies to get more quality from your film. We are very proud to offer our brand new Advanced Grain Elimination Technology. It removes 95% of grain and video noise from film to give you a clean and sharp video from your old movies. It is an amazing technology that has been in development for years.
Number the boxes, cans or reels in the best order you can from 1 to X and we'll Follow that order
Produces 50-60% less quality then the film
Produces 20-25% less quality then the film
Scan produces video that is as good as the film
scan produces video that is better then the film
DVD & BluRay
Good for viewing on TV, Not for editing
Good for viewing anywhere and will last longer then DVD/BluRay
AVI, HD-AVI & ProRes
Good for Editing not for Viewing on TV
Professional Editing Only
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*You'll Need to include one copy with the order*
Ship film with order form. we recommend using a fedex or uPS
2-3 day air service
As a customer (Dan C) states on her BBB review, "Really happy with the quality of 8mm transfer to digital, as are my parents! To sit with them and watch their wedding movie from 65 years ago was a precious experience, both in seeing the film and watching together. Ordered the Pro 2K processing with advanced grain elimination technology. I went high-end all the way and it was well worth it. I have used this service twice and will use it again".
This customer feedback is the result of Innovation, technology, investment and customer service over several decades. Our services took years to develop and to fine tune. Video Conversion Experts is the premiere 8mm film to DVD company. There isn't a single company that can challenge us from a innovation, technology, investment and customer service standpoint. This is why we've done work for the NASA, USGS, Air Force and several independent movie companies. They are looking for the best service at the best price with the right technology and innovation.
The right technology: Restoration. Yes, we can restore your 8mm film to DVD. Most film transfer companies will tell you that they can't correct for color shifting or dark footage, or that there is no way to remove grain or that they can't truly scan the film at 1080 or 1556 lines.. Well, they are wrong. They just don't know any better. Video Conversion Experts uses the highest quality and highest resolution scanners in the world. We can transfer 8mm film at 2K resolution, restore color, remove grain and stabilize the image.
We've been involved in developing and buying 8mm film to DVD restoration equipment for the past 30 years. The restoration equipment wont make your film look like a major motion picture, but it can correct the film from the color shifting and can correct/enhance dark footage, and it can remove grain on our Pro HD or Pro 2K process.
So, there are things that can be done to make your 8mm film to dvd transfer look better than the film does now. Both our Pro HD and Pro 2K transfer use the same 8mm film to DVD restoration equipment. So, if you are interested in restoring your 8mm film to DVD as good as it can be, choose the Pro HD or Pro 2K transfer.
Our service is the best in the business and so is our customer support. If for any reason you are unsatisfied with our results please contact us to discuss any options. *Quality of film conversion and restoration is dependent upon condition of existing film stock and/or videotape; severely deteriorated original materials may be beyond the reach of even the most sophisticated restoration methods. To learn more, see our exclusive Film Conversion Technology, Slide Transfer Technology, or Video Transfer Technology. Online Video Customer Index.