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Hi8 Camcorder tapes a warning

If have any of these type of cassettes then you might want to read this article about the problematic issues with certain brands of tape.

What format should I save my old camcorder tapes to?

Advise on the correct transfer, playback and storage of old camcorder tapes.

Using archive footage in televison production

Some helpful information on the preparation and transfer of archive film, video and still images in modern television and video production… read more

Make some memories for the future this Christmas

With the festive season upon us here are 7 top tips to record some new memories using your smart phone for the future…. read more

Convert your Camcorder Tapes for Christmas

How about a great gift of memories, many of us have camcorder tapes full of past family events and holiday and yes Christmases past so maybe its time to get them out and transfer them to a convienent format for today… read more

Cine Films for Christmas

Turn your old Cine Film into a DVD for a Great Christmas Gift! It’s that time of year when people start scratching their heads… read more

Transferring Cine Film with Sound

Finding an old cine film reel can be so exciting; you can relive old family memories and maybe even answer some questions about family history. Of course, before… read more

5 World Changing Events that Were Caught on Film

For years, film has been able to bring people from all walks of life up close and personal with coverage of world changing events. Whether it is war, stories of… read more

4 Things You Can Do With Old Cine Film

Have you cleaned out the basement or attic of your home of an older relative’s home and run across old cine film and wondered what to do with it? The first… read more

4 Reasons to Transfer your VHS Family Home Movies to Digital

In the 1980s, VCRs and VHS camcorders were all the rage. This was a new way to capture the kid’s sporting events, holidays, family reunions… read more

4 Famous Celebrity Home Movies Caught on Cine Film

Home movies aren’t just made in the homes of common people, many famous celebrities have also enjoyed capturing family memories on film. Many of these old cine films… read more

The First 3 Things You Should Do if You Find Old Film in Your Loft

Many people find old film when cleaning out a loft or an older relative’s home. Naturally, our first instinct is to find a projector and play it; however… read more

5 Cine Film Problems to Look Out For

Cine film has given the world the ability to capture treasured moments, special occasions, tragedies, and world changing events. Both amateurs and professionals in the movie industry have… read more

Professional VHS Transfer vs DIY VHS Transfer

Now that DVDs and digital formats are available, more and more people are transferring their VHS tapes to the latest formats. The process of transferring the VHS content is… read more

Another Shining Customer Testimonial

It’s always lovely when we get thank you messages from our customers, often because they are thrilled to rediscover the home movie memories hidden away on old family film reels…. read more

What Our Customers Say About Us

We’re so pleased to have had some lovely feedback from satisfied customers that we’d like to share this with the world… read more

Why Consider a Digital File Format as well as DVD when Transferring Film

With the ability to transfer our old home movies from cine film or VCR tapes to longer lasting formats, it is important to understand which format is the best. For some years, the trend was to transfer everything… read more

8 Tips for Editing Your Home Movies

There is nothing better than gathering around with your family and friends to watch some entertaining home movies. Today, our home movies are very different from those of years ago… read more

BFI’s Most Wanted List

Through the many years of film we’ve seen an evolution of picture making from black and white silent films to epic computer-generated imagery, but in the midst of reaching new highs we’ve lost some great films that… read more

10 of the Greatest Silent Films

The silent film era began in 1895 and originally appealed to a somewhat poor, illiterate, immigrant audience. That changed over the years, and by the early 1900s, silent films were attracting a middle-class audience. Silent films depended on actors with… read more

How to Store Your Home Video Safely

Most of us are fortunate enough to have captured great family memories on film or video. What some people don’t understand is that these memories need to be stored safely and taken care of so you will be able to treasure them… read more

The 10 Greatest Black and White Westerns

Western films began in the silent era and continued to be successful well into the age of coloured television. Westerns follow a typical plot pattern of good versus bad, with the bad guys wearing black and the good guys wearing white; however… read more

BFI Commemorates the 100th Anniversary of World War I

The BFI (British Film Institute) participates in creating a better understanding and appreciation of the film industry, as well as providing access to persevered and transferred cine films of many different formats… read more

Cannes Cine Classics 2014

The Cannes Film Festival attracts thousands of professionals in the film industry and the press, in April of each year. The festival, which is known worldwide, showcases films from all types of genres, styles, and lengths and participants… read more

The History of the Cannes Film Festival

For those in the film industry, and even those outside of the film industry, we associate the Cannes Film Festival with excellent filmmakers and th