Cine films do not last forever. To avoid further deterioration and for ease of viewing we can transfer your Super 8 mm and 8 mm cine films to video or DVD using state of the art professional digital imaging equipment to maintain the best possible quality.
Putting that old family cine film on DVD can make unique gifts for Christmas, Birthdays and anniversaries. At Kodak Express Camden all cine transfer work is done at our London studios. Our Technicians have the experience to to get the best quality possible from your cine film. This Cine to DVD service is unique to our Kodak Express store in London were all work is done onsite.
If you can't make it into our shop in London but would like to use our quality cine transfer service please do so by mail order.
Additional copies of your Cine to DVD can be produced making ideal gifts. This service is available for Super 8, 8mm, 9.5mm,16mm cine films. We can edit your cine for you before it goes onto DVD . Titles, music and transitions between scenes can all be added to your cine film.
None of our cine to DVD services are set in stone and if you require something that is not listed above please call us.
Cine Transfer Cost and Service Details
New Video Transfer Website
We have a new web site for video conversion work - see London-Video-Cine.
If you cannot make it into our shop simply post your cine film to us - don't forget to include your instructions, address and telephone number. On receipt of your work we will call you, confirm your instructions, and take payment by credit card over the phone.
If you have Super 8 or Standard 8mm cine film (the most common type). You can pay online using the button below. You can simply include your receipt with your tapes when you post then to us.
Instead of an encoded DVD, you may wish to order an an editable computer file for home editing. We can supply you with an editable AVI file for editing on PCs and MACs. An uncompressed AVI file is 13gb per hour. We ask customers to provide an external hard drive or large capacity USB stick for this purpose. There is no extra charge for this service.
Although DVDs last a lifetime without deterioration in quality one scratch or scuff mark will render it unplayable. For this reason we strongly advise you to order an extra DVD back up copy of your cine transfer work - the cost is only £5 per 2 hour DVD.
Prices start at £8 per reel.
So if your video tape was originally filmed in any of these countries it will need to be converted to PAL format to play on UK TV systems.
9.5m cine film is an unusual and rarely seen format these days.
It is easily recognised because of the single line of sprocket down the centre of the film. Please allow 10-15 days for these cine film formats