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Next Level Movie Film Scans

  • Advent Media, Inc. Webmaster
  • Movie Film

Advent Digitizing announces up to 2K Frame-By-Frame Home Movie Film Scans

Ready for the next level in High Definition 8mm, Super8mm and 16mm movie film scans? Learn about our exciting new service level.

Now Transferring Betacam

  • Advent Media, Inc. Webmaster
  • Home Video, Transfer Misc.

Preserving Broadcast Masters

We've recently added Betacam to our supported formats.

Avoiding Disc Disaster

  • Steve Puffenberger
  • Movie Film, Home Video, Transfer Misc.

How to back up and convert your precious home movie DVD collection

There's a ticking time bomb in every "writeable" DVD in your closet. Find out how to protect your precious memories from the ravages of time.

Home Movie Transfer Sample

  • Steve Puffenberger
  • Movie Film

A small sample of High Definition 8mm movie transfers from Advent Digitizing

Have a look at some real 8mm home movies transferred in HD.

Why a Professional Format Digital Transfer?

  • Advent Media, Inc. Webmaster
  • Home Video

A numerical peek behind the scenes at home video digital transfers

At Advent Digitizing our video digital transfer service is unique. Find out why it's best to get (and keep) professional format digital transfers.

Film Transfer FAQ

  • Steve Puffenberger
  • Movie Film

Why 8mm/16mm film transfers look the way they do

We're so used to the crisp, clear nature of HDTV that when we see transfers of old analog media, particulary film, it can be disappointing if you don't know what to expect. 

Are High Speed Transfers a Good Thing?

  • Steve Puffenberger
  • Movie Film, Home Video, Audio

Why you may not want to have your legacy materials transferred at high speed.

One of our competitiors is advertizing they transfer your tapes and films at "high speed." I know how that works, and I'm not sure that's a good thing. Explore this with us...

Advent Digitizing Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

  • Steve Puffenberger
  • Prints or Slides, Movie Film, Home Video, Audio

Important Updates About Digitizing in the "New Normal"

The emergency declarations are affecting everyone, but at Advent Digitizing, we are maintaining operations with some changes. Please read.

How to Transfer to Digital

  • Steve Puffenberger
  • Prints or Slides, Movie Film, Home Video, Audio

A look a do-it-yourself options for digital transfers of legacy media

Some of the most frequently asked questions on the Web are "How to transfer [fill-in media]?" I'm going to answer those questions directly in this article.

VHS Digital Transfer Expectations

  • Steve Puffenberger
  • Home Video

Why transfer of VHS to digital looks the way it does

Since the Digital TV revolution in 2009, we've enjoyed crystal clear video. It didn't always used to be like that. Here's why VHS transfers to digital look the way they do.