Monthly Archives: July 2013

New Support site goes online

We want to be the most helpful and informative film transfer company on the planet. So we’ve just launched our brand new support site, dedicated to helping you get the most out of transferring your home movies. Check out the support site now:

Do you have a 3D camcorder ?

In the last few years, top camera manufacturers like Sony, JVC and Panasonic have brought out consumer-friendly 3D camcorders that built on the advances already achieved in consumer compact HD camcorders. These new 3D video cameras make it easy for hobbyists and professionals to capture and share home movies and memories with the same kind […]

Photo of the month for July

I decided to honour this glorious weather we’ve been having with a tribute to the summer holidays… but I couldn’t pick just one photo this month, so we have four! Taken from some lovely 35mm slides we’ve had the pleasure of transferring to JPEG, DVD and Blu-ray. Let the sunshine continue…

Cine film formats feature

Jennie gives you a quick guide to the most common cine film formats, including Standard8, Single-8, Super8, 9,5mm and 16mm film. If you’ve got some cine film to have transfered to Blu-ray, DVD or Quicktime, this will be really handy to watch…

All Cine Film now scanned to Lossless TIFF

You may already know that our cine film scanning technique involves scanning the individual cellsof your cine film as separate images. We can then provide these to our customers as a folder of still images (what we call the Image Sequence file), or we can build the images into movie files suitable for computer editing, […]

Checking out the film transfer scene in NY…

What a crazy month – so busy at Alive Studios we nearly didn’t get this issue of the newsletter out! Big thanks to all our loyal customers who have been referring us to their friends and family and keeping us so busy – so busy in fact that we’ve now closed our order-book on slide […]