Professional Broadcast Tape Conversion & Digital Transfer Services
Analogue & Digital Transfers
We provide duplication services such as digitising, video and DVD duplication, standards conversion, digital file encoding and video & audio restoration.
We can transfer or digitise many broadcast tapes such as Digi-beta and HDV in addition to the more familiar consumer formats like mini DV and VHS.
We will then provide you with a finished master on either DVD, Blu-Ray or as a digital file.
Based in Glastonbury, Somerset, we are well placed to serve the surrounding area of Bath, Bristol, Yeovil and Taunton as well as offering our services nationally.
Within 15 years' experience of working in the post production industry, Alex spent 5 of those working as a media operator at Ascent Media/4MC (Wardour Street, Soho).
He worked with every broadcast videotape format imaginable and also extensively in encoding, audio laybacks, restoration and full broadcast QC’s for clients such as Universal, BBC, Abbey Road and Paramount.
We transfer anything from broadcast formats and home movies to DVD, Blu-ray or digital file format.
We also copy DVDs to produce runs of 5 - 200 discs with colour printed inlays. CONTACT US for pricing.
Broadcast formats we work with:
Digi-Beta, HDV, DVCAM, Beta-SP, Beta-SX, MPEG IMX (625 OR 525)
Non broadcast formats we work with:
VHS, SVHS, VHS C, SVHS C, Mini DV (PAL or NTSC),
HI-8/VIDEO 8, 8MM VIDEO (PAL)
We encode your video or audio to any format for digital distribution or in preparation for editing. Supported formats include Blackmagic raw, Quicktime, Windows Media, AVI, Real Media and MPEG.
Apple Pro-Res - all levels
Avid DNxHD/DNxHR - all levels
Blackmagic raw 12bit
GoPro Cineform RGB 12bit H.264
AVI – any available codec
Windows Media (WMV) PNG/TIFF/JPEG
Cassette tape, MiniDisc, CD, WAV, MP3, AAC or AIFF
Digital File Encoding
We transfer your negatives and slides to 14 mega pixel JPEGs, supplied to you on a DVD, USB stick or via WeTransfer.
35MM NEGATIVE (135, 3:2)
35MM SLIDE (135, 3:3)
110 NEGATIVE (4:3)
126 NEGATIVE (1:1)
We also transfer mobile phones photo or videos, hard drives out of casing and old memory cards (SD Card etc.. mention all cards) to USB sticks.
We use a combination of tools in After Effects, Boris FX and Red Giant to restore your video/audio.
We can de-flicker, de-interlace footage, de-artefact and repair lost colour information, up-convert to 4k, Audio/Video Sync, EBU Broadcast Safe, digital make-up and multi-stage image sharpening.
Alex’s technical knowledge is considerable and
International Broadcast Facility
Alex is extremely reliable and proactive with a thorough knowledge of TV Broadcast Operations.
While working at Ascent Media, Alex has worked for a number of high profile clients including Universal, Warner Bros, BBC, and Buena Vista.
142 Wardour Street