Tapes to DVD
Digitize your aging VCR, video tapes, and camcorder tapes.
Preserving your aging home films digitally on DVD.
Scan your old prints, slides, and negatives.
Good ol’ George Eastman (Eastman Kodak ring a bell?) invented the first roll film in 1888. This set the stage for motion pictures and eventually home movies. Learn more about the lifespan of home movies…
In 2010 alone, we digitized over 50 million feet of home movie film and tape to DVD. This is 9,465 miles. If you stretched the film it would reach from our HQ in Chattanooga to Hong Kong.
If It’s Film, We Can Preserve It
You’ll probably still ask, but the answer is always yes, we can convert that. We can preserve any format of old film, even the stuff Grandma shot in 1930.
What Size Film Reel?
I have film reel(s) to convert to DVD. Choose your film size…
400 Feet To DVD
Film to DVD
Converting your old films to DVDs is one of the most important functions we perform here at Southtree. The process of converting old film requires careful attention and technical precision. We’ve built a state of the art facility for doing perfect film transfers here at our headquarters in Chattanooga, TN. Each transfer is handled and overseen by a trained technician who controls and monitors the entire process.
When you convert your old film stock to DVD, you’re preserving it in a format that will stand the test of time. Film stock inevitably deteriorates over time, especially when they aren’t perfectly and expensively preserved. No matter the format and no matter the age of the film, eventually it will begin to break down under normal storage conditions. DVDs on the other hand can be safely preserved for decades and decades.
We scan your film, frame-by-frame with a state-of-the-art method used by The Academy of Motion Pictures. We remove the flicker of old projectors, make playback smooth and natural, and enhance the videos colors to create beautiful DVD keepsakes of old movie film.
DVDs are an amazing technological advance. They last for a very long time, and storing them is as easy as putting them in their box and keeping them on the shelf (make sure the shelf isn’t made of fire). DVDs are also the prevailing method of watching movies today – the odds are great that you’ve got one in your home right now (and they’re definitely on the shelf of your local electronics store) and the odds are pretty low that you’ve still got the kind of projector you’ll need to watch your film (and that’s something you won’t find at the electronics super store). If you’ve got lot of old film that you can’t access, it’s time to make the film to DVD switch with Southtree. Get back together with your memories.
Better Than You’ve Seen It Before.