Rainy Days are for playing with films…

Rain lashing at the windows and no sign of summer, so we had fun by locking ourselves in the studio to play with our new Teranex systems to produce some incredible transfers from analogue tapes like Betamax and VHS (demo below). We also took delivery of a shiny new MPEG IMX deck, which I’m happy […]

Find out about Apple TV

Each month we give you a short video packed with our view of other products on the market that can benefit you in enjoying your home movies. This month we demonstrate Apple TV and how it works with our “Digital Copy” disc.

All Aboard

If you love trains, you’ve got to love this wonderful collection of apparel and gifts by Cath Kidston. I’m a big fan of all things retro and love Kidston’s style, but was really pleased to see this latest range of train-inspired prints. Granted, this news article has nothing to do with film transfer, but so […]

Database Your Movies

Our senior editor, Steven Flowers, has been looking for years for software to catalogue his extensive collection of home movies, and he thinks he may have found the right app for the job… “Movie Collector” by collectorz.com is a great little program, useful for storing info about any kind of collection – films, dvds, comics, […]

MOVIE CLIPS.com

This is a must-see website for movie fans – the staff at ALive Studios have lost so many hours playing with this website! Completely free to use, the site contains over 12,000 movie clips, you can search, find, view, discuss and share scenes from your favorite movies. The clips are completely searchable by actor, title, […]

Greetings from not-so-sunny Devon!

Greetings from not-so-sunny Devon! I’m drowning in work this week as we’re busy putting together our first monthly newsletter to round up all the interesting stories we’ve heard, and projects we’ve been involved with, and to pass on all the little tips we pick up that could be useful to you in storing, transferring, archiving […]