Do you have old 16 mm film laying around? There’s not a lot of this left. It is a unique relic that deserves to be preserved. If you have 16-millimeter film, you understand just how important this is. The video footage on that film is just as important. You need to take care of it. That is why you should consider converting it to a digital format. We are ARS Video, and we would be happy to help you convert your old video footage to a digital format. Because your 16 mm film is so special, you may be wondering why you should do this. What are some of the top reasons why you should convert this film? There are several that you should keep in mind.
Why Convert Your Film
Old video footage has a special look to it. There’s probably a warm feeling you get in your heart when you lay eyes on that 16 mm film. The good news is that you do not have to give up that film if you would like to convert it. You can have a high-quality, digital format of that footage and still have the original!
Some of the reasons why you should convert this video footage include:
- Make Sure it Lasts: Old film footage is vulnerable. Changes in temperature, water exposure, and humidity can damage the film. If the family is damaged, it is very difficult to reverse. Therefore, make sure that you protect the film footage. If you convert it to a digital format, you make sure that it will last.
- Create a Gift for Someone Special: What type of footage do you have on your film? Is it a special moment with a family member or friend? If so, why not convert it to a digital format and make a unique gift out of it? Think about the look on your loved one’s face when they lay eyes on that film footage!
- Open Up More Space: 16 mm film is large. It is probably taking up a lot of space in your home or office. Therefore, why not clean up that area? If you are able to convert that old film footage to a digital format, you may be able to create more space.
Ultimately, there are lots of reasons why you should convert old video film to a digital format. If this is a process that you would like to explore, what should you expect? We are here to walk you through the process of converting 16 mm film to a digital or DVD format.
How It Works
You may have already researched this process online. You may believe you can convert your old video footage to a digital format on your own. Keep in mind that this requires special training and equipment. If you decide to do this on your own, you are placing your precious footage at risk. If you damage it, it may be permanent. Therefore, allow us to help you instead.
First, we are going to treat you exactly as we want to be treated. Because we are a family business, we understand that your film footage is important to you. We will protect it as much as possible. We will also provide you with a free quote before you get started. You are certainly welcome to drop off your old film reels at our store. Or you can send it to us using our packing slip from our website. That will allow us to take a look at your material and provide you with an estimate before we get started. Then, if you decide to go with our services, we will complete the conversion process. We will let you know when the process is finished. At that time, we can either ship your your materials back to you, or you can come and pick it up! Of course, we will also return your original reels to you. We understand just how important your film is. That is why we always make sure we give it back to you when the process is finished. Contact us today!