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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.

Karishma Cloud 6.1

You can now share individual films with your friends and family in Karishma Cloud!

Today all Karishma Cloud customers have been upgraded to version 6.1, so you can now choose which individual films you want to share with each different family member. So easy to set-up, just visit the ‘Add Users’ area within your account.

With the Add Users tool you can create up-to 8 users, giving them tailored access to your home movies, no matter where in the world they are.

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New 16mm Cine Film Example in UHD

16mm Cine Film from the 1930s to the 1980s scanned and transferred to digital, by Alive Studios in Devon, UK.

This short video has been taken from 16mm Cine Film, scanned frame by frame in 4K and output in UHD ( 3840×2160).

The clips we’ve used are from genuine customer films to show a true representation of typical 16mm home movies. You will notice scratches, dust, warped film, water damage etc. We don’t cherry-pick the best films for our demos – we try to use very ‘normal’ home movies to show you what you can expect from a transfer with Alive Studios.

New 9.5mm Cine Film Example in 4K UHD (2019)

9.5mm Cine Film from the 1930s to the 1970s scanned and transferred to digital, by Alive Studios in Devon, UK.

This short video has been taken from 9.5mm Cine Film, scanned frame by frame in 4K and output in UHD ( 3840×2160). The clips we’ve used are from genuine customer films to show a true representation of typical 9.5mm home movies. You will notice scratches, dust, warped film, water damage etc. We don’t cherry-pick the best films for our demos – we try to use very ‘normal’ home movies to show you what you can expect from a transfer with Alive Studios.

New Super 8 Cine Film Example in HD

Super 8 Cine Film from the 1960s to the 2019 scanned and transferred to digital, by Alive Studios in Devon, UK.

This short video has been taken from 8mm Cine Film, scanned frame by frame in 2K and output in HD (1920 x 1080).

The clips we’ve used are from genuine customer films to show a true representation of typical Super 8 home movies. You will notice scratches, dust, warped film, water damage etc. We don’t cherry-pick the best films for our demos – we try to use very ‘normal’ home movies to show you what you can expect from a transfer with Alive Studios.

New 8mm Cine Film Example in HD

8mm Cine Film from the 1950s to the 1980s scanned and transferred to digital, by Alive Studios in Devon, UK.

This short video has been taken from 8mm Cine Film, scanned frame by frame in 2K and output in HD (1920 x 1080).

The clips we’ve used are from genuine customer films to show a true representation of typical 8mm home movies. You will notice scratches, dust, warped film, water damage etc. We don’t cherry-pick the best films for our demos – we try to use very ‘normal’ home movies to show you what you can expect from a transfer with Alive Studios. https://www.alivestudios.co.uk/cine-film-transfer

2019 Life Demo

We have just uploaded our annual Cine Film scanning example “Life 2019” which shows 8mm, Super 8, 9.5mm, 16mm and Super 16 film scanned in High Definition.

Capturing every bit of your Cine Film

Starting Today!

Alive Studios are now using the new Sony Pregius IMX253 Image Sensors on all our film scanners including 8mm, 9.5mm and 16mm.

We feel this is the best lens on the planet for scanning cine film in HD and 4K.
The new lens has 12.37M-effective pixels and is capable of scanning cine film in 10bit HDR wide colour. What this means to you is that we don’t miss a thing – EVERY tiny spec of data from EVERY single cell, with EVERY single colour captured in it’s full glorious detail.
Click here to find out more about our Cine Film scanning services.