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)
16mm scans @ 2K 4:3 (2048 x 1536)
S16mm scans @ 2K 16:9 (2048 x 1152)
35mm scans @ 4K 4:3 (4096 x 3072)
35mm scans @ 4K 16:9 (3840 x 2160)
35mm and 16mm Optical Audio
16mm Magnetic Audio
Scans to ProRes, DNXHR, DPX, Uncompressed
FLAT SCAN / BEST LIGHT / SCENE to SCENE
FLAT SCAN / Providing a grading element with maximum dynamic range for client color finishing.
BEST LIGHT / Allows for one color setting for the average of the reel.
SCENE to SCENE / Making adjustments for color balance of each scene, creating looks.
RATES AND SCHEDULE
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 $550.
FLAT SCAN / BEST LIGHT grade is charged per foot.
$0.44/ft for 16mm
$0.30/ft for 35mm
The minimum fee for a FLAT SCAN / BEST LIGHT is $400.
Bench time billed at $75 per hour.
$1 per foot for leader.
$5 per 3” core.
Typical transfer prep would be 10ft head and tail leader and film core.
You can supply your own drive or a drive can be purchased from Lightpress.
Lightpress sells 1TB USB 3.0 drives for $65.
Files can be sent via FTP @ $0.50 per GB, FTP files will be available for 30 days.
File size estimates:
30min 2K ProRes 4444 approx 90GB
30min 4K ProRes 4444 approx 250GB
SCHEDULE AND BILLING
Turn-around for film scanning is typically 5 business days.
Payment can be made by ACH transfer through Lighpress invoicing links or by check.
There is 5% fee for processing payments with credit card.
You can use the Kodak Footage Calculator to determine the running time of your film.
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
FILM SCANNING SAMPLE