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FAQ

Reel to Reel 8 MM & 16 MM Film

Question:

Should I send all my reels in at one time?

Answer:

Getting your 8mm 16mm Films Transferred a little at a time is the best way to do this. Never send or drop off ALL your films to anybody! How do you know what it's going to look like? Many people make this mistake,. thinking it's all the same. There is NO NEED TO DO ALL Films AT the SAME TIME.  Do 1 or 2 small reels. See how you like it!

Question:

"I am not sure what is on the reels or what order they are in.. I want to find a projector and review them. Should I place a want- ad in the newspaper for a projector."

Answer:

A want ad? That’s a long shot. Your not even going to find a projector that in good working order on the Internet . That’s time wasted and more damage done to the films. If your films have been spliced on to a larger reel, either 200-foot, 300- foot or 400-foot ( 5 inches, 6 inches or 7 inches across the center of the reel edge to edge), this is usually the best footage of all the types of reels you may have in your collection. Because someone years ago had taken the time to edit the best of the small 50 foot reels.

Question:

"Do I get my films back when your done transferring them?"

Answer:

You will get them back in better condition. They are cleaned, splices fixed, leaders added. We do not charge for film that is not usable, blank or overexposed. VIDEO TAPE RESTORATION & TRANSFER TO DVD Your precious family tape is damaged beyond repair? Flooded during the recent hurricanes? Or, your tapes have mold mildew growing on it, or has been affected by dust, dirt, smoke, heat, twisted, broken. We can recover your treasured memories! Time to have those tapes Restored / Repaired & Transferred to DVD. Videotape Restored from: Flood/water damage Mold or mildew, dust, dirt, smoke or heat damaged tapes that are broken or twisted Most formats: VHS, VHS-C, Super VHS, 8mm, Hi-8mm, Beta, MiniDV

Question:

How Does Your Film Transfer Differ From Other Companies?

Answer:

My Restoration service uses Spirit_DataCine. Old Film Projectors are not used in my process, most other companies do. Camcorders are not used in my process, no screens, no transfer box's - in my process. Most other companies do. You really need to watch the videos to see the incredible difference. 

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Testimonials

My experience with Reel Film Production... I had some old film reels that other people said they couldn't do anything with at that point. They were from 1974. I thought I would at least give it a shot. Not only did Reel Film Productions clean up and transfer the film but the quality was superb! I couldn't believe that I was able to watch these clips that other companies said were "lost." The speed of the service was fast and the communication was lightning-quick. I was so happy that I sent one more batch of little reels that was returned as professionally as the first. I am so glad that I found Reel Film Production and plan to use them for any other items of this nature in the future. They restore the past to the present! I would rate this service 5 out of 5 stars plus a bonus star for speed and quality!
Dan Tandarich