16,000 customer

We have just had our 16,000 customer! team are celebrating 13 happy years – thanks to all our lovely customers 🙂

How to use the new Box Design tool

When you place an order, you can log in to your account to design your own sleeves. Cool New Feature: design and save multiple sleeves, so orders with several films can each have their own cover art – nifty or what? This is a short, but very helpful video demonstrating how to create personalised, impressive […]

Personalise your digital copy – Part 2

This is a follow up to the hugely successful video we made last year, showing you how to customise your Digital Copy. This is a slightly longer film – some 24mins! – but its essential viewing if you’re considering having your movies transfered to Digital Files. In the video, Jennie invites us into her home […]

Converting ProRes to MPEG 4 with Handbrake

When you order an editable file from Alive Studios, we will send you a Quicktime ProRes file. We choose this file type because it is excellent quality, contains a huge amount of data for editing, and has relatively reasonable file sizes. If you choose editing software that doesn’t directly import .mov files, then you will […]

Editing ProRes video in Movie Maker

  “If I order a ProRes version of my transfer, will it work in Movie Maker?” Answer: yes (if you follow this simple guide) If you order an editable version of your film from Alive Studios, we will give you Quicktime ProRes files. (.mov) These might play automatically on your Windows PC, or not, depending […]

Cine film transfered in HD3D

The research and development team here at Alive are absolutely ecstatic with the results of our preliminary 3D tests on 16mm cine film. In our latest endeavors to push the boundaries in the world of film transfer, we have been developing a brand new service to bring your Cine Film to life in 3D! Our […]