Gahanna Video Pros
Your Central Ohio Film and Video Conversion Experts
We charge 30¢ per foot to transfer 8mm, Super 8 and 16mm film. This price includes the following: prepping, cleaning, frame accurate transfer with a professional RetroScan Universal film scanning unit, basic color correction, basic editing and DVD authoring. For copyright reasons, we do not add music to your silent films. If you are interested in doing the editing yourself, we are happy to transfer the digital files to your USB external hard drive. If this is the case, we only charge 25¢ per foot.
All of your precious film will be inspected and cleaned by hand with Edwal Anti-Stat Film Cleaner. Leader will be added, if necessary, and any damaged sprocket holes will be repaired when possible. Cleaning and prepping film is a time-consuming, labor-intensive process and many film transfer facilities simply skip this step. We feel this step is absolutely necessary for two reasons. First, cleaning and repairing the film will actually improve the condition of your family home movies. Second, cleaning and repairing the film will protect our equipment. We will return your film to you after the transfer process and it will certainly be in better shape than when you delivered it to us.
Unfortunately, we can only transfer silent film in-house. We can transfer Super 8 and 16mm sound film but we have to send these formats to another company that has the proper equipment for these formats. We will let you know if we encounter any film formats that we cannot do in-house.