Video Transfer Services


DVD Infinity, office ph. 61 2 8903 2841; fax: 61 2 9428 2125; mobile: 61 4 1201 6568. Can transfer Standard/Regular 8mm, 9.5mm, 16mm, 17.5mm, 28mm to DVD.

Kata-Productions , 113 George Street, Launceston 7250, Australia; ph. 61 3 6331 4640. 8mm, 9.5mm and 16mm film transfers to analogue and digital video media. International mail orders welcome. All care taken with your prints. Fast and secure turnaround.

MakeMyDVD, phone: 61 242258876, or e-mail; specializes in Home Video conversion of VHS formats to DVD.


Cine Dia Laboratories, 55 Avenue Joffre, 93800 Epinay sur Seine, France; Tel: 011-33-14841 3625; Fax: 011-33-14841 3803 (instructions given are for dialing direct from the U.S.). E-mail: Cine-Dia can transfer Regular/Standard 8mm, Super 8mm, 9.5mm, 16mm, and 35mm to BETA, Hi8, VHS, SVHS, and miniDV. They can provide other photographic copy and transfer services as well.

Another lab which advertises in the journal of Cine-Club 9,5 de France is Moriciere Video, 8 rue Leon Jost 75017 Paris; phone: 14267 4380; fax: 14763 5828.


Video Kühn, Herr Reinhard Kühn, CEO; Landstrasse 75, D-28790 Schwanewede. Phone: 0421.681035; Fax: 0421.682126 or e-mail . I am told that they do only 9.5mm transfers. All video formats, including NTSC, are supported. The cost is: DM7,80 - DM9,80 per minute.

ANDEC Filmtechnik, Herr Draser, CEO: Hasenheide 9, D-10967 Berlin; Phone: +49.30.6917036; Fax: +49.30.6930321. They apparently do not transfer 9.5mm to video but can blow it up to 16mm. Price: DM 12,50 per meter (to negative) which includes a work print (black & white positive). Delivery time is about 4 months or until there is sufficient load of 9.5mm work.

The Netherlands

SuperSens Laboratories, Wilgenweg 2-4, 1031HV Amsterdam. Tel: 0031-20-6187425. e-mail:

SuperSens transfers Regular 8mm, Super 8mm, 9.5mm, 16mm & S16mm to DVD, DigiBETA, miniDV, DV-CAM and Hard Drive data such as MXF and QuickTime. They can provide other photographic copy and transfer services as well.


Filmtek AS Skippergata 21 Postboks 788 NO-4666 Kristiansand S. Norway. e-mail: Tel. +47 38 17 99 16

Filmtek advises that they can do 8mm, S8mm, 9.5mm, 16mm, S16mm, 35mm and S35mm to SD and HD video or datafiles. They have a professional facility with a lab,filmcleaner, two telecine machines with Pogle and Digital Vision and DaVinci colour correction and more! They specialize in archive films and offer their services world wide. .

United Kingdom

B.B.C. Postproduction. From the homepage, look under "London" and then "telecine" headings. They can transfer 9.5mm film to 625 line Beta SP or Digibeta using a Cintel 4.2.2 MK3 telecine machine.

Celtic Films & Video, 29 Beulah Road, Rhiwbina, Cardiff, CF14 6LT, Wales, UK. Tel/Fax:- (0)2920 520599. From the U.S., the phone would be 011-44-2920-520599 to dial direct. Or, e-mail them. Specialising in transfer of R8/S8, 9.5 and 16mm to all digital formats (DVCam/minidv/DVD). High Quality at reasonable prices.

East Anglian Film Archives, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7TJ; phone 44-1603-592664; fax 44-1603-593475. Contact Phil Butcher for details. They can transfer 9.5mm to videotape or blow it up to 16mm. They handle other small gauges from Regular/Standard 8mm to Super 8mm, 16mm, and 17.5mm center perforation. Check back in the near future for a Web site.

Exeter Commercial Video , 1 The Firs, Kennford, Exeter, EX6 7TZ, Great Britain; Telephone 44-1392-832494; or e-mail

The Machine Room, Ltd. can transfer 9.5mm with an Ursa Diamond telecine machine. They handle other formats as well. Phone: (44) 020 7734 3433; Fax: (44) 020 7287 3773; mobile (44) 07753 976502; E-mail

Plato Video

United States

Colorlab , 5708 Arundel Ave., Rockville, MD 20852; Tel: (301)770-2128; Fax: (301)816-0798 and 27 W. 20th St., Suite 307, New York, NY 10011; Tel: (212) 633-8172; Fax: (212) 633-8241 now adds 9.5mm to their 30 years' experience in film services. They can transfer 9.5mm film to tape using their Rank Cintel flying spot scanner with all the controls available on that machine. This is by far the best quality available in the U.S. for 9.5mm film-to-tape transfers. They debuted this capability at our 3rd Annual Meeting in Rochester, New York and the results were stunning.

Grapevine Video in Phoenix, Arizona used to transfer 9.5mm to tape but the last news I heard was that their 9.5mm projector was not working.

BBOptics, 108 Franklin Street #4W, New York, NY 10013; (212) 966-6253. They can blow up 9.5mm to 16mm.

If anyone knows of other facilities, please let me know.

For more information, e-mail Kevin Phillips

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