How we compare to a High Street cine film transfer


A customer has kindly sent us a cine film he’s had transferred to DVD at a high street camera shop. Not happy with what he’d had back, he asked us to transfer it using our Phoenix scanners.

We scanned the same reel of cine film here and transfered it to Blu-ray, and the difference between the two if quite staggering. Apart from the picture being a lot sharper, and has eliminated the ‘pulsating/flashing problem, this video demonstrates how our scanner sees so much more of the cell than a ‘projected’ style of transfer.

We thought we’d share the results with you to see the difference between a basic ‘project-and-film’ style of transfer that you can find quite cheaply on the high street, compared to the full high definition service you get when you come to Alive Studios.

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