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#1 Aaron Martin (TX)

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Posted 30 August 2008 - 12:14 PM

Hello,

Does anyone have any praise for or war stories about working with Movielab in Rockville, Maryland? I am considering sending some film there for development and printing and was wondering if anyone on the forum had worked with them before.

Thanks,

Aaron
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#2 Saul Rodgar

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Posted 30 August 2008 - 12:43 PM

No, but I can tell you that Cinemalab in Colorado is my favorite lab right now. They do a great job at pretty good prices. Attention to detail and clean fresh chemicals. I also like Colorlab in Maryland.
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#3 K Borowski

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Posted 30 August 2008 - 03:18 PM

Hello,

Does anyone have any praise for or war stories about working with Movielab in Rockville, Maryland? I am considering sending some film there for development and printing and was wondering if anyone on the forum had worked with them before.

Thanks,

Aaron


I think they were the lab for one of the Star Trek movies in the early '80s, so they definitely know their stuff. IDK though. Some labs give little guys a hard time, don't know if you're a little guy though either.
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#4 Chris Burke

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Posted 31 August 2008 - 09:45 PM

No, but I can tell you that Cinemalab in Colorado is my favorite lab right now. They do a great job at pretty good prices. Attention to detail and clean fresh chemicals. I also like Colorlab in Maryland.



colorlab and movielab are the same company no?
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#5 Andrew D Gingerich

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Posted 07 September 2008 - 10:24 PM

My entire 16mm production class last semester used Movielab almost exclusively for processing (they're very cheap, and quite friendly), although a lot of us wound up taking our film elsewhere for telecine, as they use a flying spot that produces a lot of noise in the highlights. We all did digital edits, so I can't speak to the quality of their printing.
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Posted 12 November 2009 - 07:43 PM

I had my first roll of Super16 I ever shot processed and telecined by Movielab. They are really nice people and the whole turnaround time was only a few days. The video can be seen here

YouTube doesn't do the footage justice. The conversion made it look really washed out...

Edited by Tom Houston, 12 November 2009 - 07:43 PM.

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