19 brand new themes to choose from – FREE!

New Themes The artistic chaps in our design team have come up with some beautiful new designs for Autumn. As well as updating the much-loved classics like ‘film reel’ and ‘wedding’ we have some great new themes to including the amazing ‘Magic’ theme to compliment movies taken at Disney World. You can choose from any […]

How to use the Box Design tool

This is a short, but helpful video showing you how to use our wonderful Box Design tool to create personalised, impressive sleeves – for free! To find out more about Karishma Cloud, go here.

Under Milk Wood coming to Blu-ray

So proud to be chosen to remaster yet another prestigious film release. We have just completed remastering ‘Under Milk Wood’ from SD to HD for Blu-ray release. The critically acclaimed 1972 hit starring Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor is to go on cinematic tour of the UK. As soon as we’ve perfected everything, we will […]

Betty Jackson entrust U-matic video archives to Alive Studios

We have this week proudly handed back the video archives belonging to the renowned British Fashion Designer, Betty Jackson. We were approached in the summer to transfer a large collection of U-matic and VHS tapes chronicling the career of this London based fashion house. I was personally very excited as we were in the process […]

Digital Betacam up-scaled to stunning HD

This short clip is taken from a Digital Betacam tape (DigiBeta) which we transfered to a digital format for London-based film-maker Xandy Productions. The film was originally shot in 2001 in standard definition. We remastered the film in full High Definition using our Terranex system, and output it in stunning wide-screen 16:9 onto the clients […]

Now you can add a hard-drive to your transfer order

Now you can add a hard-drive to your transfer order Want to dabble in some movie editing, and you’re thinking of adding an editable format or image sequence to your order? Then you’ll need a nice big drive for us to put the files on for you… If you don’t have a drive to send […]

Discover the contents, then organize your cine films…

Are you in the dark about what is on your cine reels? Whether you’ve inherited the family archive, raided your parents loft, or they are your own personal recordings, if the reels are not clearly labeled, or have got muddled up over the years, you will love this exciting addition to the Alive Studios service… […]

We’re not robots …honest!

I feel I must start this month off by explaining the photo… I do not choose the stories that go into our newsletter, nor do I select the photos to be used. My wonderful design team do this, and they thought it would be funny to use a photo taken at Janices’ birthday party, where, […]

Lets get planning our winter film projects

With September upon us, we see the kids preparing to return to school – new shoes, fresh books, nice sharp pencils… For those of us past all of that, the summer drawing to a close is still a time for thinking about the future, and making fresh starts. I like to line up little projects […]