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Below are samples of film scanned using our HD frame scanner. Some samples are in raw form and have not been colour corrected. Some have had various levels of colour correction applied using AVID Media Composer. The samples below are a good indication of what average film looks like when scanned. The better the film the better the result.
Return To The Wild
This short film follows two orphaned lion cubs returned to the wild by Norman Carr. Produced by the African Film Unit in 1962. Film scanned from 16mm print in 2K and audio recovered by scanning the optical sound track.
NZ Tourism Film 1933 -Rotorua and surrounding areas – 16fps
This film has had no post production work at all, it has been scanned at 2K resolution and rendered in HD for upload to Youtube.
1959 Ngamiland Expedition
Castle Films 1944 – Camera Thrills of the War
This 16mm film was scanned in 2k (2048 x 1536) resolution and rendered down to a HD 1920 x 1080P file suitable for upload to YouTube. The audio was captured via a software application which reads the optical track and renders a WAV file. The two files were then combined on AVID Media Composer.
Queenstown New Zealand, 16mm black and white film, 16fps
Elmo test film with sound – Sound captured separately and added post capture 24 fps
Blackpool illuminations – Reprinted Super 8 Film, this film has had colour correction applied and black levels reset.
Red Square 1980 Shot on Kodak Super 8 film, 18fps
One Tree Hill, Auckland New Zealand, regular 8 film
Queenstown New Zealand, super 8 film. This was captured on our old telecine converter. We now use full HD frame by frame scanning for film transfer.
Auckland Zoo 1973 shot on regular 8mm film, minor colour correction applied to elephant scenes.
New Zealand Rugby League films scanned for the NZRL Museum