Lightpress has a team of talented colorists and excellent tools for any film originated projects. Consult with our colorists to help guide the appropriate creative and technical choices to complete the vision of your project.


Film Scanning Technical Features:

Print, Negative, Interpositive, Internegative
16mm, S16mm, 35mm (2, 3, 4 perf), S35mm (2, 3, 4 perf)
16mm and S16mm scans @ 2K (2048 x 1152)
35mm and S35mm scans @ 4K (3840 x 2160)
35mm and 16mm Optical Audio
16mm Magnetic Audio
Scans to ProRes, DNXHR, DPX, Uncompressed


BEST LIGHT or SCENE to SCENE

BEST LIGHT allows for going through the entire film element correcting for any exposure or color balance problems.
SCENE to SCENE allows for paying more attention to detail, color continuity, creating looks.


Rates and schedule:

BEST LIGHT grade is charged per foot.
$0.44/ft for 16mm
$0.30/ft for 35mm
The minimum fee for a BEST LIGHT is $400.

SCENE to SCENE grade is charged @ $400 per hour @ 3:1 ratio.
Example: 20 mins of film will take 1hr to grade.
The minimum fee for SCENE to SCENE is $500.

Turnaround for film scanning is 5 business days.


Order Form:

We have created an online order form for you convenience, submit your film transfer order by filling out this form.

You can use the Kodak Footage Calculator to determine the running time of your film:
Desktop
Download iOS version from iTunes App Store
Download Android version from Google Play Store

File size can be determined by downloading the AJA Data Rate calculator:
Download iOS version from iTunes App Store
Download Android version from Google Play Store