Film to DVD and Digital Service

Safely & affordably preserve your film memories for generations to come

We safely turn your aging 8mm, Super 8mm, and 16mm film reels into forever digital keepsakes. Get your memories back on DVD, USB, or via digital download to easily share and view on your modern devices.

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Safe, Fast, Affordable Film to DVD and Digital Transfer Services

Step into the future without leaving your memories behind. With Nostalgic Media, converting your precious 8mm film to DVD or digital has never been easier. As a leading film transfer service, we specialize in turning your memories into modern, accessible formats, whether it's from 8mm, Super 8, or 16mm film to digital.

Our service includes:

  • More than 30 years of professional experience
  • Industry best 7 business day turnaround time
  • Safe & secure transfers done in-house at our secure facility in Atlanta, GA
  • Cleaning and repairing of film
  • Quantity discounted pricing (as low as $0.18 per foot)

Our handcrafted approach ensures that your films receive the expert care and attention they deserve, something that other big-box services simply can't match. We never take the easy route. Our team of technicians take the time to properly clean and repair your footage, ensuring it's a lovingly restored memory you'll always cherish and enjoy revisiting in the future.


Quantity (in feet) Price (per foot)
$30 minimum
up to 1,000 ft. $0.22
1,000 - 2,000 ft. $0.21
2,000 - 4,000 ft. $0.20
4,000 - 6,000 ft. $0.19
Over 6,000 ft. $0.18
  • Free DVD included with each order
  • Free USB flash drive included with 1,500+ feet of film.
  • Digital download link available

Need help calculating your film footage?

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Accepted Film Formats

8mm film

8mm Film

Super 8 film

Super 8/Super 8 Sound Film

16mm film

16mm/16mm Optical Sound Film

Pricing Details

Quantity (in feet) Price (per foot)
$30 minimum
up to 1,000 ft. $0.22
1,000 - 2,000 ft. $0.21
2,000 - 4,000 ft. $0.20
4,000 - 6,000 ft. $0.19
Over 6,000 ft. $0.18
Extra DVD copies $5 each
Custom split DVDs $10 each
Digital download link

$10 - over 1,500 feet

$25 - under 1,500 feet

Add USB flash drive
(under 1,500 feet)
Extra USB flash drives
(after the first)
starting at $15 each
(size dependent)

$30 Minimum Charge Explained

If the quantity of film footage you wish to transfer results in a total cost of less than $30, you'll be charged the minimum amount of $30. This minimum fee helps cover the operational costs involved in handling, digitizing, and delivering your precious memories with care and precision.

Need Help Measuring Your Reels?

Our film pricing is based on the length of your film measured in feet. As film reels vary in length, the cost will correspondingly vary. To ensure accurate pricing and to help you determine the length of your film, we highly recommend consulting our Film Measuring Guide. This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to measure your film accurately.

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Transfer Options

100-Year Archival DVD
  • Included free with each order
  • Additional copies $5 each

Approximately 2,000 feet of film can fit onto 1 DVD. Orders over this amount will be split onto multiple discs.

USB Flash Drive
  • Included free with orders of 1,500+ feet of film
  • Extra copies start at $15 each (size dependent)

Film digital copies can be combined onto a single USB. You can easily view your memories on any device with a USB port

Digital Download
  • Add-on for $10 (over 1,500 feet)
  • Add-on for $25 (under 1,500 feet)

Receive a link to download your memories directly to your devices. This link will be valid for 30 days from the day sent.

How It Works

3 Simple Steps to Future-Proof Your Past

At Nostalgic Media, preserving your cherished memories has never been simpler. Our Film to DVD or digital transfer service offers a seamless and stress-free process with just three easy steps.

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Relive Your Best Moments with Our Expert Film Transfer Services

Nostalgic Media is a premier provider of film transfer services, specializing in the conversion of 8mm, Super 8, and 16mm film to digital or DVD formats. Our process is meticulous and designed to preserve your cherished memories while offering the convenience of modern viewing methods.

Initial Cleaning of Film Footage

Before any conversion takes place, we ensure that your film footage is thoroughly cleaned. Our expert technicians will clean your footage, removing any surface dust, dirt, or other foreign particles that could potentially interfere with the transfer process. This careful cleaning process not only enhances the transfer quality but also helps to preserve the original film, allowing it to be stored safely for future use.

Splicing and Repairing of Film Footage

Once the film is cleaned, we proceed to splice and repair any damaged sections of the film. Small, 50-foot reels will be spliced together onto larger 400-foot reels. This process also includes rejoining broken film, repairing bad splices, and checking for any other physical damage that could affect the transfer process. Our goal is to ensure that every frame of your precious memories is accurately preserved.

If we come across any sections of the film that are too damaged to transfer or are completely blank, they will be removed and you will only be billed for the amount of film that is actually transferred.

Custom-Engineered Transfer Process

At Nostalgic Media, we pride ourselves on using a custom-engineered transfer process, specifically designed to maintain the integrity of your original film. Our custom-built equipment and processes are designed to minimize any potential damage to the original film while maximizing the quality of the digital conversion. Our custom film-to-digital process ensures that the newly transferred footage is of the highest possible quality.

Dedicated Technician Monitoring

During the transfer process, a dedicated technician continuously monitors the footage. They skillfully adjust for color and contrast, ensuring that the digital output accurately represents the original film's vibrant colors and clear images. This step is essential in maintaining the nostalgic feel and authenticity of your cherished memories.

In-House Processing in our Secure Facility

All work is performed in-house at our secure facility in Atlanta, GA. We don’t ship out your memories to a third party like some other services might. This allows us to maintain strict quality control standards and ensure that your precious memories are handled with the utmost care and respect. We understand the value and sentiment attached to each reel of film, and we handle each one as if it were our own.

Our film transfer service is designed to be comprehensive and customer-friendly. At Nostalgic Media, we go the extra mile to ensure that your old film reels are treated with the care they deserve. For anyone searching for the "best company to transfer 8mm film to DVD" or "8mm film to DVD", look no further than Nostalgic Media.

Preserve your past, present, and future with us – let Nostalgic Media help you keep your cherished memories alive.

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Preserve, Access, Share: The Benefits of Converting 8mm Film to Digital

Step into the future with Nostalgic Media's 8mm film to digital service, where we don't just safeguard your memories – we empower you to relive and share them effortlessly. Whether it's capturing your child's earliest moments, the magic of your wedding day, or the heartwarming holiday gatherings, our service transforms your 8mm films into digital treasures that you can enjoy and share with loved ones, no matter the time or place.

  • Preservation of Memories: Nostalgic Media helps you safeguard your precious memories stored on 8mm film. By converting them to digital format, you ensure the longevity of your cherished moments, making them immune to physical damage that 8mm films are prone to.
  • Easy Accessibility and Sharing: Once your 8mm films are converted, you can easily view and share your memories with loved ones, without the need for a film projector or other obsolete equipment.
  • Space-Saving: Storing 8mm films requires a significant amount of room, but digital files can be stored virtually, freeing up physical space in your home or office.
  • Safe & Secure: Nostalgic Media takes your film's safety seriously. All work is done in-house, which means your precious memories never leave their premises. This significantly reduces the risk of damage or loss that could occur during transportation.
  • Industry Best Turnaround Average turnaround time: 7 business days. That's weeks, if not months faster than other big-box services all without sacrificing quality.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about our video conversion service? We've got answers. Check out our FAQ section where we address common queries about our services, from the conversion process to delivery times. If your question isn't answered there, our dedicated customer service team is always ready to assist you.

  • Yes, we return all original films along with the digital copies.

  • Typical turnaround time is 7 business days from the time we receive your order in-house. Allow longer processing times during the holidays. Rush options are available.

  • We are able to transfer your reels in the order you specify but with one important guideline to follow: We cannot mix different film types. For example, we are unable to convert Super 8 reels in the middle of Regular 8 reels, and vice versa. If you have numbered your reels in a way that different film types are mixed in together, we cannot guarantee that the individual order of reels will be kept.

  • We provide standard definition transfers for all orders.

  • We transfer standard 8mm, Super 8, Super 8 sound, 16mm, and 16mm optical sound film.

  • We provide safe shipping instructions upon placing your order online or downloading our order form. You can also drop your order off in person at our lab.

  • Yes, we offer 1 free DVD with each order and additional options like USB flash drives and digital download links.

  • Yes, we offer built-in discounts for larger quantity orders.

  • Our affordable film transfer services cost as low as $0.18 per foot with our quantity based discounts, or as little as $9 per reel.

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Trusted by Thousands of Families & Top-Organizations

  • "Very thrilled

    with the outcome of the 70 year old slides that you converted to digital files for me. The end product was a lot better than I expected. This was the first time I have seen pictures of my father from when he was a young boy in the 1950s. He passed last year and these keepsakes are very treasured."

    Stephen S.
  • "I was very pleased

    with Nostalgic Media. First, leading up to placing my order, I called them and got someone on the phone immediately, no 1 minute recording. My questions were answered and I submitted my material and payment. The sending was quick and I was notified of shipping dates. Would use their services again."

    Tom R.
  • "Nostalgic media delivered

    just as they advertised. They converted my 55+ year old 8mm reels into digital media and now my family can relive some golden moments that I had feared were lost to memory. They were fast and gave me a product better than what I had hoped for. I recommend them without hesitation."

    William G.

Why Choose Us: The Best 8mm Film to Digital Conversion Service

Are you sitting on a treasure trove of memories locked away in old 8mm film reels? At Nostalgic Media, we understand the value of those precious moments. That's why we offer our specialized "8mm film to digital" and "8mm film transfer" services, ensuring your cherished memories live on in today's digital age.

Extensive Expertise in Film Formats

Our expertise covers various film types – we're like the masters of memory transformation. It's not just about converting "8mm film to DVD." We're skilled at turning "Super 8 film to digital" and "16mm film transfer" too. No matter what kind of film you have, we're here to help you digitize it.

Making Memories Last

We're not just changing film to digital; we're making it easy for you. Our team knows how to take care of your memories, making sure they look great in digital form. We're all about quality, so your past becomes crystal clear in the present.

When it comes to making your old 8mm film ready for DVDs, we're like the superheroes of the game. People say we're the "best company to transfer 8mm film to DVD," and we wear that badge proudly. We've been perfecting our skills for years, and we're all about making you happy.

Why hold on to old film that could get damaged? With our "16mm film to digital" service, we take your memories and turn them into digital magic. You can share, store, and enjoy them with ease. No more struggling with old projectors or damaged reels. We're here to make your memories last forever.

Personal Care & Attention

Unlike large, impersonal big-box services, personal care & attention are given to each order and film reel. We are made up of real people who understand the importance of preserving memories. We treat your precious moments as our own, carefully handling and converting each reel with the utmost care that they deserve.

Have questions? You can reach out to our team (we answer the phone!) who are available to answer any queries, guide you through the process, and ensure you're completely satisfied with the results.

Choose Nostalgic Media, Keep Your Memories Alive

At Nostalgic Media, we turn your vintage reels into timeless digital masterpieces. No more worries about losing priceless family history or struggling to find ways to watch old films. Embrace the ease and convenience of digital, and let Nostalgic Media be your guide on this memory-preserving journey. Rediscover your past, relive your moments, and let your history continue to tell its story for generations to come.

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