RainbowPixels.com - 8mm film transfer services in Wilmington, NC, USA
Specializing in Film/Video transfer of 8mm and S-8mm Home Movies and Family Video to Blu-ray & DVD Discs. VHS, Hi-8mm and 8mm analog video tapes to DVD discs are also our specialty. Return Digital Media can be on Mini-DV Tapes, DVD/Blu-ray discs, Hard Drives, USB Flash Drives or Memory Sticks.
Surprise Mom, Dad, Grandparents and the whole family with a DVD disc of Home Movie Memories when the kids were little and life was sweet.
We are experienced in converting home movie film to a more convenient media of playback in the home. R-8mm/S-8mm movie film is old fashion and out of date, however that does not diminish the need to sit down with loved ones and renew memories. Our method is a frame by frame, flicker less, no hot spot film transfer direct to HDV or SDV digital video. By transferring the film to a more modern and convenient playback media, we can enjoy memories and preserve these family treasures for future generations. RainbowPixels can do the whole transfer process for you or you can pick and choose just the minimum services you desire. Our process works very well with a Do-it-Yourselfer (D.I.Y) budgets, where we can do the basic film digital transfer and our customers can edit and create digital discs for the family. We will send your memories back to you in a format that is useful to you in your personal family project. All home movie film is returned to you as received by us except it is cleaned and maybe repaired.
Our prices to transfer 8mm non sound home movie film to HDV or SDV digital video is based on film footage. The relationship between film footage and reel diameters can be seen in the chart below. This chart will help you calculate your total footage and costs.
Table of Reel diameter vs. footage and costs
|Diameter||3” Dia||4” Dia||5” Dia||6” Dia||7” Dia|
|HDV Transfer (1440x1080 lines)||$11.50||$21.00||$42.00||$63.00||$84.00|
|SDV Transfer (720x480 lines)||$8.50||$16.00||$32.00||$48.00||$64.00|
|SDV Transfer (720x480 lines) Raw-no color Balance or speed correction *||$7.00||$14.00||$28.00||$42.00||$56.00|
If you are in doubt about the amount of film you have, send the reels to us and we will give you a very accurate quote. Because not all large reels (4" diameter and up) are full, we check your film after arrival and report back to you with the actual costs of transfer. The costs will include checking and cleaning the film. The cost also includes putting a family title at the beginning of the digital video transfer. If you think the quoted transfer cost is too much, just give us the return postage and we will gladly return your film unharmed and in safe order.
Listed below is more detail pricing information.
We are also experienced in transferring your Analog 8mm or Hi-8mm tapes to more durable and long lasting DVD discs. Your old video tapes will not last very long (20 years) and they deteriorate with each use. We can save them by transfer to DVD discs.
We have Simple copy discs and Deluxe copy discs. The Simple copy discs have no extra screen lead-in other than the one furnished on video plus invisible chapter points every 5 minutes of video running time. The Deluxe transfer copy DVD discs will have screen menus and selectable chapter points per your choosing. We suggest limiting the number of chapter points and length of titles to keep from overpowering your audience.
|SDV Price (720x480 Lines)||HDV Price (1440x1080 Lines)|
|Home 8mm movie transfers to video||Transfer silent (non-sound)
8mm/S8mm or 16mm movie film to MiniDV tape. Film is cleaned, repaired
and left on reels. A 60 minute MiniDV master tape is included.
(you can substitute (at no additional charge) a simple copy DVD disc
in lieu of the master MiniDV tape.
(A 60 minute HDV tape is included w/HD transfer)
Our minimum work of any footage up to and including the First 300 ft. of film. This minimum fee includes a DVD disc or MiniDV tape
Each additional small 50ft reel.
Each additional foot of film on large diameter reels
16 cents per foot Silent on large reels Add
5 cents/ft to above prices for sound film
Add 5 cents/ft to above prices for sound film
|$11.50/ each Silent
21 cents per foot Silent on large reels
Add 5 cents/ft to above prices for sound film
Note: no lead-in title with simple transfer disc.
IF PC generated titles and chapter points are desired, see below.
This disc will include invisible chapter points every 5 minutes.
Also includes a surface printed label and plastic case
|$15.00 for one hour and $25.00 for 2 hour disc
Note: Minimum work is $25.00 plus shipping
|Blu-Ray Discs||PC created Blu-Ray discs of your High Def Source Material||
Includes a main screen menu plus approximately 6 chapter points every hour of video
|Not Available||$55.00 for first hour
and $35.00 for second hour.
Note: Minimum work is $55.00 plus shipping
|Custom Titles||Add titles preceding images or movie reel.||Each title up to 20 characters||$2.00 each||$2.00 each|
|Custom Date||Add event date preceding movie reel||month/day/year||$1.50 each||$1.50 each|
|Custom Descriptions||Add event detail preceding movie reel||
Up to 100 characters
|8mm Film Editing||Assemble small reels of film onto 400 foot reels with plastic cases||Includes splicing and editing||$16.00/400ft reel||$16.00/400ft reel|
|DVD-R Discs||Your video source
captured to PC with output to encoded MPEG-2 on DVD-R Disc
Includes Master DVD-R disc
PC generated Screen Title and 6 Chapter points per hour of DVD time
|$40.00 for first hour and $25.00 for second hour||Not Available|
|Label and Case||Color printed label and clear DVD style case||
Family Title and contents on Label for easy viewing
$2.00 per disc
|$2.00 per disc|
|PC Editing||Editing material using PC to customize Storyline. Use your photos, slides and movies||
Assemble your story as you like it.
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