Today’s technology advancements are changing rapidly. Googling the internet, downloading movies instantly, the size and technology of the MP3 player, the capabilities of today’s Blackberry and cell phone are mind boggling. You can make a short movie with your cell phone, place it on You-Tube and within minutes, half million people can watch it.
Such is especially true if you have recorded on videos important events in your life such as your wedding or your parent’s, your first child’s first step or word uttered or first birth anniversary. Maybe you have video-documented your child’s life from pre-school to university using the super 8 mm film. You might want to preserve those precious years by doing the Convert 8mm Film to Digital.
Sharp BD-HP20U: This player has reliable playback of Blu-ray movies but performance with DVDs is subpar, as is audio format support. Like the BDP-S300, this player is best used in systems comprised of a TV and a player.
Using the camera on the computer and software, you can start creating films on your own. You may have documented a few events and happenings in your life or you may have done so as part of your gigs. Either way, the files on AVI are limited in viewing. They need an appropriate media player to view them.
“Brazil:” The Criterion Collection. Most of the mainstream crowd has not even heard of this Terry Gilliam masterpiece. The story behind the film production and how it almost never got released is as interesting as the film itself. All of this is covered in this impressive 3 disc collection. We are also blessed with the director approved cut as well as the original studio cut. The amount you can learn from these three discs is pretty impressive. It is also all very well done and easy to follow.
The theory is quite simple, really. It is the practice that is difficult and requires a high degree of skill and forethought. Practice on old, worthless reels to get the hang of it. Once you do, you’ll be cutting and splicing like a pro.
When you want to change super 8 to digital, and you want it done right, it’s best that you hire a professional to do this for you. There are a number of companies that offer 8mm film transfer services for a reasonable price. If you’ve got a minute number of super 8 films, this is your best option. Once done, you can produce more copies and backups of old 8mm film to digital or on super 8 dvd to share with any person you want for a long time to come.