Author Archives: steven

About steven

The creative talent behind the company, and creator of our groundbreaking Phoenix scanning system, Steven is a highly skilled film editor and works in Final Cut Pro, Motion and Episode.

Your movies delivered digitally

Jennie Flowers talks about the future of watching home movies, and why Alive Studios has decided to drop DVD and Blu-ray from it’s film transfer service. We are living in an age of Smart TVs, Digital content and Movies on Demand. I think we’d all agree that the way we watch TV shows and movies […]

Example of Super 8 cine film before and after cleaning.

Before we scan your cine film, we always give it a dry-clean first. Partly to protect our scanners, but also to improve your picture, as cine film typically has a fair amount of dust and hairs floating on the emulsion. You will also see from this example that a build-up of debris on cine film […]

4K ULTRA HD film scanning comes to Alive Studios

After 18months of hard development, the leaders in Cine Film Transfer, Alive Studios are proud to announce the launch of their 4K Film Scanner. Beta-testing has been ongoing since November 2015, and the results have been nothing short of brilliant. Pin-sharp quality, and images so real, you’ll be watching a home movie from the 1960’s […]

New Karishma Cloud for Android

New Version 1.3 of Karishma Cloud is now available for Android coming to IOS next weekClick the link below to get the new Android version. What is this App for ? The team here at Alive Studios have created this brilliant APP for all our loyal customers. It’s designed to ensure you get the most […]

“All Inclusive” Cine Film Transfer

Despite being at the forefront of the home movie conversion market in the UK, Alive Studios continue to strive to make our industry more creative, more exciting, and more fun to use… Since asking eKomi last year to get independent reviews from our customers, we’ve listened to the comments, and worked hard to come up with […]

Lead Times

As Christmas approaches, the number one question we hear is “How long will this take?”. I am writing to be as open and honest with our customers as I possibly can… Quite frankly, we are not fast. We are actually really slow – practically a three-legged tortoise! Our aim here is to transfer films in […]

The Memory Vault

What is the Memory Vault? It’s a collection of old movie clips, kindly submitted by you – our loyal customers. This is a community site, run for free by Alive Studios to allow our customers to easily share historically interesting films from their home movie collections. We hope to grow this into a huge database […]

Stabilizing Super8 Film

A few weeks ago a film-maker contacted us to say he’d shot some film on an old Super 8 camera he’d bought and wanted to know if the footage was any good, so he could decide whether to continue shooting scenes for his film. The resulting scan showed the film hadn’t been held steady in […]