Excelsior Film & Video 
XDCAM FILM CREW

Cine transfer to QuickTime QT For Home Editing of Telecine

We can transfer, copy and convert Super 8, Standard 8 and 16mm Home Movie cine films to Quicktime (QT). This service is most suitable for iMovie or Final Cut Pro users with Apple Macs.

If you have more than 400ft (30mins) of cine film you will need to supply a hard drive for the QT files which are approximately 12GB per hour. Details here

Our fees for 8mm cine transfer to Quicktime files are:-

  • The first 50ft £30.00
  • Each 50ft reel (4 minutes) £7.00
  • Each full 100ft reel (8 minutes) £10.00
  • Each full 200ft reel (16 minutes) £20.00
  • Each full 400ft reel (30 minutes) £40.00
  • No charge for film break repairs unless excessive
  • No extra charge for sound transfer
  • 16mm costs are here
  • Return Post & Packing at cost, Recorded or Special
  • Please note that we only charge for the actual length of film not the reel size

Please note if you are having the QuickTime files in addition to an initial DVD transfer then the costs for the QuickTime files are:

25% of the film transfer cost or £30.00 whichever is the greater.

The Quicktime files (.mov) are supplied as 4:3 standard definition, 720x576 PAL, 12GB per hour ready for you to import into your computer for editing.

How it's done:- Each film is transferred by a triple CCD high definition (HD), recording 1080 picture lines, chipset and transferred to a computer as a digital file. The high definition film capture enables us to capture your film at its optimum quality. Our cine transfer service produces excellent results with no flicker or centre hotspot.

Please ask for a free sample DVD of a Quicktime telecine scan to try on your computer. There are no follow up communications or hard sell, we believe the quality speaks for itself.

Remember to send us all your contact details. You can always use our online form if it makes it easier. Online cine order request form

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