16mm Cine Films

We transfer your 16mm films to DVD, Blu-ray or USB

Cine to DVD, Blu-ray, or USB transfer
We can capture 16mm film and digitally transfer it to DVD, Blu-ray, or USB. Show your children and grandchildren what you and the world looked like 50 years ago!

We clean all old film reels before converting – free of charge! Cleaning will remove dust, dirt, and mould that may have built up and will result in a cleaner and brighter image when transferred. We perform all cleaning carefully by hand using FilmGuard – at over £50.00 per litre, this specialist cleaning fluid will not only remove dirt, mould, and deposits left on the film, but it will also protect and lubricate it. All films are scanned, frame-by-frame, in 3K resolution, then colour corrected scene by scene completely flicker free.

We can deliver the 16mm film as DVDs, Blu-rays (1080p), MP4 files, or even ProRes 422 for editors.

The quality of our work is evident and we’ve even performed archival work, restoring old cine films for local authorities.

Placing an order
To place an order, visit our Gravesend office, drop your reels in to one of our drop-off points (MaidstoneTonbridge, Ashford, Folkestone, or Ramsgate), or post your reels to Media Transfer, The Maltings, 56 Bath Street, Gravesend, Kent DA11 0DF. Return postage is FREE if you only require the DVDs, Blu-rays, or USB returned. Otherwise, see our list of return postage costs here.

If you have 10+ reels and live in the DA, ME, Kent TN, BR, and some RH postcode areas, we now offer free personal collection AND delivery of your reels. Just give us a call on 01474 569 390 to arrange a collection.

Please call us on 01474 569 390 if you require more information on any of our services.

16mm film to DVD from £24.95

History

16mm film is a popular gauge of film. It is generally used for non-theatrical film-making, or for low-budget motion pictures. It also existed as a popular amateur or home movie-making format for several decades, alongside 8mm film and later Super 8 film.

Prices

16mm film transfer prices

50-ft (3-inch) reel
£ 24.95 per reel
 Includes DVD or Blu-ray + case / MP4 file
 FREE splicing repairs
 FREE film cleaning with FilmGuard
 Quantity discounts (5 - 20% off)
 Up to 7 days' turnaround
 FREE return postage*
200-ft (5-inch) reel
£ 29.95 per reel
 Includes DVD or Blu-ray + case / MP4 file
 FREE splicing repairs
 FREE film cleaning with FilmGuard
 Quantity discounts (5 - 20% off)
 Up to 7 days' turnaround
 FREE return postage*
400-ft (7-inch) reel
£ 34.95 per reel
 Includes DVD or Blu-ray + case / MP4 file
 FREE splicing repairs
 FREE film cleaning with FilmGuard
 Quantity discounts (5 - 20% off)
 Up to 7 days' turnaround
 FREE return postage*
Quantity discounts
If you have 2+ reels, then we will give the following discounts on the total price of your order...
 2-4 reels - 5% OFF
 5-9 reels - 10% OFF
 10-19 reels - 15% OFF
 20+ reels - 20% OFF
 For larger quantities, please call
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*Free return postage excludes return of original films. If you require original films, then return postage is £4.95 for 1-4 films, £10.95 for 5-9 films, or free for 10+ films.

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Our service

1. Safe Storage
We store your cine reels securely at our premises at all times.
2. High-Quality Transfers
We use the latest technology to get the best-quality results from your cine reels.
3. On site transfers
Your cine reels NEVER leave our studio - we carry out all transfers on site.
4. Repairs
We can repair most cine reels at no cost, including mould and cine film breaks.
5. Secure collection and delivery
We offer FREE collection and delivery of 10+ cine reels within the DA, ME, BR, Kent TN, and some RH postcode areas.
6. Payment
We offer payment by debit/credit card, cheque, cash, and bank transfer.

Latest news

Service announcements and special offers

Telephone lines upgrades
BT are upgrading our telephone lines today (Monday 22nd June) and we are unable to divert the phone calls during the process...
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Coronavirus Update
Our office is now open for drop-offs and collections but please call ahead of your visit as we are short on staff for the next two weeks, and to prevent a cross-over...
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Trade-in your old video equipment
Our camera trade in offer is back on! If you have equipment on the list below then you can trade-in...
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Coronavirus – Free local collections and deliveries
If you're over 60, and live within Gravesham, Medway, or Maidstone, then we are happy to drop your transfers back to you free....
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