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Super 16mm Expenses....estimates


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#1 Rod Blackhurst

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Posted 30 December 2006 - 08:29 PM

Wondering if someone might be able to just give me a quick run through of the following:

1. Cost per foot/meter of developing?
2. Straight telecine transfer per foot/meter (I know places have mininums)?
3. Scene color correction telectin transfer per foot/meter?

What is the best way to get the film transferred to a digital format (digi Beta or other equivilent)? If the film is going to be cut digitally and subsequently cut into a digital format (DVD or other for screenings and festival submissions), with the potential to make a print, what is the best way to first access the footage on a transfer? I realize that if a print is going to need to be made, for a festival, that hurdle will need to be addressed through the edit, but in order to edit it, what would be necessary?

Thanks in advance for all replies!

Cheers,

Rod
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#2 Jonathan Bowerbank

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Posted 31 December 2006 - 03:30 AM

1. Cost per foot/meter of developing?
2. Straight telecine transfer per foot/meter (I know places have mininums)?
3. Scene color correction telectin transfer per foot/meter?


Answers to all 3 questions can be found at San Francisco's very own Monaco website: http://www.monacosf.com

I've been told Monaco does standard def. telecine straight to hard drive now, that's your best option.

Editing digitally for a possible "film out" will require timecode settings for all your telecined footage that corresponds with your film negative.
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#3 Rod Blackhurst

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Posted 04 January 2007 - 01:47 PM

Jonathan,

Thanks for the tip. I've actually used Monaco before to get film process and transferred. Kind of forgot though...
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