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FilmTransfer: America's #1 Premium Scanning & Restoration Service

With over 20 million feet scanned and counting Join The Family of Satisfied FilmTransfer customers! , FilmTransfer is the most complete and trusted We treat each project with the utmost care and attention, whether 50 ft or 50,000 reels! solution on the market.

Free Upgrades & Support: Your film deserves nothing less.

Our #1 priority is the well-being of your film today, tomorrow, and into the future. We believe in our service and hold ourselves to the highest standards. We truly care about your film as much as you do, which is why we offer the best technology around at our state-of-the-art production facility. In addition, FilmTransfer constantly offers free upgrades with new features requested by our customers, like free color correction and free sound transfer. You can count on us.

Premium Quality
Wonderful Families & Counting
Amazing Years of Service
Happy feet scanned
Birthdays preserved forever

Incredible Technology: The Proof Is In The Pudding

FilmTransfer offers many useful features, each one with its own meaningful purpose. We listen to our customers and integrate their technology requests on a regular basis. FilmTransfer is not only developed by us, but inspired by our customers.

Sprocketless Film Transfer

High-resolution sprocket-less scanning

FilmTransfer scanning is 100% sprocket-less, with each and every foot of film scanned without reliance on damaged or warped sprocket holes. And high resolution scanning extracts every bit of detail available from 8mm, super 8, 16mm, and 35mm film.
Film Transfer Color Correction

Advanced Color Correction

We include an extremely advanced color correction process allowing customers to see their films the way they were before decades of fading. This technology is one-of-a-kind and very powerful and best of all is included with every film scan!
Full-frame capture

Full-frame capture

FilmTransfer’s full-frame captures makes it easy to see the entire film, even parts that were typically hidden during projection! Enjoy peace of mind knowing no picture-area is lost, and crop how you see fit!
Dust and dirt removal

Dust and Dirt Removal

FilmTransfer offers dust and dirt removal for those films that have seen a projection or two in the day. It’s like going back in time and watching the film for the first time, debris free!

Film Stabilization

Our stabilization option applied to your films is a pleasure to watch! Enjoy the benefits of SmoothCam-like stability on shaky hand-held home movie footage.
Grain Reduction

Grain Reduction

FilmTransfer is no stranger to grainy films. With an application of our grain reduction option, you will be amazed at the clear benefits of a smooth, HD-like picture from original 8mm, super 8, 16mm, or 35mm film.

Those Are Just A Few Main Features, There Are Plenty More

  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee

  • 3 Levels of Quality Assurance with a Less than 1 in 100 Redo Rate

  • Pro-res HQ files included

  • 3 High-Resolution Scanning Levels (from 1920×1080 up to 4096 x 3072)

  • High-Resolution Files Compatible with most PC and Mac Video Editing Software

  • DPX Sequences and Uncompressed Video Data File Options

  • 4:2:2 10-bit Minimum Color-Space

  • 4:4:4 12-bit Color-Space Options

  • Professionally Optimized MPEG-2 encoding for DVD’s and Blu-ray’s

  • Native Frame-Rate Pro-res HQ files (16 fps for Regular 8mm, 18 fps for super 8, variable for 16mm)

  • Regular 8mm Magnetic Sound Sync Included

  • Super 8 Main Stripe and Balance Stripe Sound Sync Included

  • 16mm Optical Sound-strip Sync Included

  • 16mm Magnetic Sound-strip Sync Included

  • Dozens of Codecs and File Formats Supported (MOV, AVI, MXF, DPX, Uncompressed, Lossless, etc.)

  • 60-Day Backup on Our Servers

  • Optical Color Correction (At Scanner Level)

  • Top-Notch Technical Support

  • Custom Chapters By Reel on DVD or Blu-ray

  • Cloud-streaming and Storage Service Options

  • Embed Digitized Film onto Own Website

  • Advanced Restoration Options

  • 5-10 business day turnaround

  • Free Trials and Volume Discounts Available


Customer Reviews: We Love our Customers, And They Love Us.

We are fully dedicated to our customer base. When you order FilmTransfer, there is no need to worry about lack of customer support. With over 15,000 customers and counting, you cannot go wrong with FilmTransfer. Check out what our customers are saying about FilmTransfer!

“First Rate, Excellent Service”

“I have been using your service for several years and have transferred many 8mm films that my dad took in the 40′s 50′s and 60′s. These are many precious memories that I am now able to share with family and friends thanks to your first-rate, excellent service. Nothing can replace these videos and I am very grateful that I have a company that I can trust with them.” Joe M, Princeton, MA

Just wanted to let you know how pleased we were with the film transfer you completed for us. The turn around time was exactly as you had promised and the quality was excellent. The DVD brought tears to my mother-in-law’s eyes! My in-laws had used another company a few years ago for transferring some of their films and the quality of your work far exceeded what they had done. It was an easy, no-hassle process. We’ll plan to use your company for any future film transfer projects we may need. Thanks again.
Jo R., Flower Mound, TX
I received my film back and one DVD. I am very pleased with your lab’s efforts and the outcome. Thanks for the good work. As soon as my wallet cooperates, I will be looking to your organization for future needs on my part.
Carol D, Rock Hill, SC
What a joy it was to watch these old movies and reopen my memory banks! Thank you Eugene and crew for the service you provide to folks. Excellent service I might add! My children, siblings and their children will treasure these for ever. Thank you!
Scott T., Lakewood, CO
Today I was able to sit down and look at the DVDs (from vintage films) just dropped off at the museum Saturday, and I’m ecstatic on many levels. The 1958 “Education for Responsibility” is a film I may have mentioned that we already had, but in poor quality. I spent some frustrated time last fall trying to make it usable as something for our museum patrons, to no avail.

The cleaned-up, brightened, fully restored version you just gave us is magnificent…I’m hard-pressed to find a vintage film we have that’s brighter, sharper, and just all around “better.” We were all thrilled, watching it, and we’ve been showing it to everyone we can. A thousand thanks.

“Fit for the Future” (1938) is one we’ve had in a copy I once thought looked pretty good — until I just watched the (again) cleaned-up, sharpened, wonderful job the company just did. And best of all, nearly a full minute of “lost” audio we’ve wished we had for years, is there, in full, crisp clarity. It was just a thrill to watch it as it was meant to be seen and heard!

Jeff K, Culver Academies Museum
I just wanted to let you know that I received my 70 or so 8mm reels on Thursday along with the hard drive filled with the Apple ProRes 422 HQ files and I am so thrilled with the results! I have uploaded a movie to YouTube made of several clips that I thought might be of interest to my relatives (in the films). This is in High Def, so I think it looks simply smashing!

I anticipate that I will be sending other films to you in the near future.

Deborah H, University of FL

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