October 21st is widely celebrated as Home Movie Day, a day that is dedicated to celebrate and preserve the memories of evergreen home movies! We at Scan South, work a lot with home movies and so, we are going to cover some basic tips on how to care for film reel collection.
With our 8mm or 16mm movie to DVD conversion, we handle and scan your film elements with the utmost care, and once we return the film materials, many clients ask us about taking care of original films. While these films often an original one-of-a-kind element from your memories archives, we will guide you on how to keep them safe as souvenirs of generations.
Preserving film reelsWe work with 8mm and 16mm film reels every day. Though your films may be all untouched and preserved in their original box, here are some efficient storage tips to maximize the longevity of your original material:
How to handle film reelsHandling reels can be fun and rewarding, just be aware of the condition of your reel, and the condition you would want it to stay in. Here are some tips on how to handle film reels.
While 8mm film to digital conversion service is what we do, but we still acknowledge the essence these films have. Thus, properly handling and storing them is the key to preserve your old memories.