1920s film for the BBC

Alive Studios have been chosen again this month to work with the BBC in scanning and restoring some incredible 16mm film shot in and around Scotland during the 1920s. A collection of film reels were cleaned, scanned and restored by Alive’s archive team, and supplied as true HD ProRes 422 files on a hard-drive, ready […]

1959 Cho Oyu expedition Historical 16mm film

Alive studios were chosen this month, to re-scan an historically important 16mm film for an upcoming BBC program. Alive Studios customer, Tim Healey has been in possession of two reels of 16mm film since his late wife, Eileen, shot them in the late summer of 1959, whilst climbing in the Himalayas. The films captured the […]

Dedicated service for Professional Video Tapes

We’ve launched a brand new page and ordering system for professionl video tape transfers. If you have pro tapes, please see the brand new page for dedicated info on what we can do for you. transfer DVCAM to digital transfer Digibeta to digital transfer MPEG IMX to digital transfer Betacam SX to digital transfer Betacam […]

Karishma 4: This is the reason we made this software.

When we created the first version of Karishma, we had a grand master plan of what we wanted to offer the world… Like all great things, it takes time. And here we are 4 years later working on version 4, and we’ve finally got to where we initially envisaged we would be. The next stage […]

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 […]