2017 Vendor Cafe Exhibitors
The University of South Carolina’s Moving Image Research Collections and Interdisciplinary Mathematics Institute with the support of Tommy Aschenbach of Video & Film Solutions have produced AEO-Light 2, open source software that extracts digital audio from film scans. With funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the AEO-Light team has produced a robust digital audio extraction tool capable of creating preservation quality broadcast wave files from optical sound tracks. Stop by the booth for a demonstration and learn how AEO-Light 2 can support your digital audio workflow. Feel free to bring sample scans on a Mac-compatible hard drive.
AheadTeK manufactures video heads and other specialty heads used in the video broadcast, tape data and disk data storage industries.
Founded in 1972 as CMC, AheadTeK supplies video heads for Quadruplex, U-Matic, EIAJ, Type B & Type C 1”, Betacam SP, Digital Betacam, Hi-8, VHS and many other formats.
Blackmagic Design creates the world’s highest quality video editing products, digital film cameras, color correctors, video converters, video monitoring, routers, live production switchers, disk recorders, waveform monitors and film restoration software for the feature film, post production and television broadcast industries
For over 35 years, Christy’s Editorial has provided the Motion Picture and Television Industry with top quality products, rentals and service. Christy’s offers a complete line of Avid Editing Systems and Storage for rent, deck rentals, film supplies, film equipment, peripherals, as well as Post Production Facilities to house your productions.
CINEQUAL is an integrated film condition analysis system using computer vision technology to capture and analyze physical damage in motion picture film. The resulting metadata is used to produce customizable reports, from the frame level up to your entire collection, offering objective data to guide preservation and transfer activities.
Cloudian active archive storage is petabyte scalable to support 4K, 8K, and VR/360 formats. Our fast disk access and compatibility with most MAMs fits in your time-pressured workflow, and our costs comparable to tape frees you from high-cost conventional disk. www.cloudian.com to learn more!
Located in Rockville, Maryland and operating since 1972, Colorlab is a full-service motion picture laboratory. We offer daily film processing, printing, and scanning. With a focus on preservation, we also specialize in tape recovery and digitization, film recording, and digital mastering. At Colorlab we take pride in serving a vast community of archivists and filmmakers. Visit www.colorlab.com to learn more.
Film archives are of great historical importance and require long-term preservation for future generations. Whether you are considering long-term film archival of the original content and / or digitization of archival material for easier access DFT offers a complete and affordable hardware and software combination for archive facilities to secure the protection of film assets.
DANSK Film Digitization
DANSK Film Digitization is a New York based service provider, specialized in digitizing 16mm & 35mm film archives. DANSK is your digitization partner from analyzing, cleaning, digitization, to collecting
metadata with our Smart Indexing System, that automatically make all content searchable and readily available for your target groups. DANSK Film Digitization is a part of Vintage Cloud Group that has developed the next generation Film Digitization System.Vintage Cloud Group also owns Steenbeck, the legendary producer of film editing tables. DANSK consider real time viewing with stabilized image, 4K resolution, 50fps, ultra sharp
image and perfect sound as a given.
Digital Bedrock protects your valued digital assets through secure and managed digital preservation. We go beyond digital asset management and storage. Your digital content is actively monitored against obsolescence, destruction, degradation, and loss. At Digital Bedrock we identify each digital object’s long-term vulnerabilities, create complex metadata about the object’s characteristics and dependencies, monitor its health over time, and store the content offline in three secure geographically separated locations so the content can’t be compromised. Digital Bedrock’s operations are located in an ISO 27001 certified data center. We are your staff and infrastructure, eliminating the need to train employees to do this complex work or make large-scale hardware investments. www.digitalbedrock.com
Digital Vision is the supplier of the world’s best colour grading, restoration and film scanning solutions for the broadcast, film, commercial and archive industries. Founded in 1988 in Stockholm, Digital Vision has offices in London, Los Angeles, New Zealand, and Stockholm.
Digital Vision’s Emmy award winning technology and products include Nucoda colour grading and finishing, Phoenix film and video restoration solutions, and Loki automation software. The Golden Eye 4 archive film scanner and Loki Automated Image processing solution provide innovative tools for scanning, image processing, preservation and archiving. Thor is a hardware processing card designed to allow real time image processing at 4K resolutions.
Digital Vision also make many of their tools available as OEM products.
a Western Digital brand
HGST is a global leader in data storage, unlocking potential by helping the world harness the power of data. With a deep understanding of industry needs and a changing technology landscape, HGST is driving data center transformation with innovative, proven, smarter storage solutions that optimize capacity, performance, efficiency and reliability with the lowest TCO. Trusted by the world’s largest organizations, HGST’S storage solutions are everywhere, touching lives and enabling possibilities for the enterprise, cloud computing and sophisticated infrastructures in healthcare, energy, finance and government.
Horizon Media Express
We offer duplication and replication of CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray discs and USBs. Our capabilities range in quantity of from 1 to over 100,000. Our services include authoring and editing and we can transfer almost any format of videotape to a different format, DVD, Blue-ray or data file. We can also transfer PAL to NTSC or NTSC to PAL.
Iron Mountain Entertainment Services
In September 2017, Iron Mountain Entertainment Services acquired Bonded Services group, taking the IMES portfolio global; including Hong Kong, Toronto, London, Paris and Amsterdam, in addition to their established offerings in LA, NY, Chicago, Nashville and Boyers, PA.
For more than 60 years, Iron Mountain has preserved priceless originals of blockbuster movies, popular songs, hit TV shows and other irreplaceable film and sound recordings. In doing so, the company helps major movie studios, recording labels, television production companies, and advertising agencies reduce their risk of losing or damaging these cultural artifacts, either physical or digital. Today, Iron Mountain continues to lead the industry in preserving and transferring analog and digital entertainment assets, offering unmatched expertise and resources.
Iron Mountain Entertainment Service has transferred 2M hours of content, across 35 facilities preserving more that 45M film and tape assets worldwide, for more than 4,000 customers. IMES service lines include fully integrated digital studios within the vault environments to handle analog to digital transfer and storage for audio, video, and film assets. IMES vaults are second to none; with highly secure, climate-controlled facilities that ensure preservation of valuable film and sound elements. IMES employs dedicated, trained, and screened staff of security professionals who keep assets secure and protected. IMES engineers are a highly skilled team of award winning specialists that are trusted guardians in assist in digital transfers, migrations, and content delivery in dedicated studios located within our preservation vaults, ensuring complete chain of custody of your assets.
KEM Studiotechnik GmbH
KEM STUDIOTECHNIK has a rich tradition of quality and innovation in the design and manufacturing of film editing and inspection tables. For over 45 years, a wide selection of KEM STUDIOTECHNIK products have been essential tools for film studios, laboratories and archives around the world helping to preserve our valuable film heritage. Now, after an intensive period of research and engineering, KEM rolls out with a redesigned and state of the art fleet of preparation tables which treat film as gentle as it deserves to be treated – based on the requirements of archivists. Please contact email@example.com for any questions.
The Kinetta Archival Scanner is designed to scan extremely damaged film that other scanners can’t, without damage. The threading path is simple, with large-diameter full-support rollers and a curved gate — no spring-loaded dancer arms. Low-cost gates are available for any format from 3mm to 35mm. Instantly upgradable as newer and better sensors come along — it takes just one minute for the user to swap sensors — so the Kinetta won’t become obsolete. You can choose to scan edge-to-edge, or just the image, to make the best use of the pixels. And what pixels! — our 5K sensor has 7.4 micron pixels for low noise and great dynamic range.
Recent tests by a European non-profit (soon to be published) rated the Kinetta best at capturing the full dynamic range of the most difficult material, including Technicolor IB prints. Captures 16-bit RAW files for the most latitude in grading. Full control over both illumination color and brightness, along with powerful digital signal processing. It’s portable and simple to use, which has made it the choice of many archives worldwide.
Kodak is a technology company focused on imaging. We provide – directly and through partnerships with other innovative companies – hardware, software, consumables and services to customers in graphic arts, commercial print, publishing, packaging, electronic displays, entertainment and commercial films, and consumer products markets. With our worldclass R&D capabilities, innovative solutions portfolio and highly trusted brand, Kodak is helping customers around the globe to sustainably grow their own businesses and enjoy their lives. For additional information on Kodak, visit us at kodak.com, follow us on Twitter @Kodak, or like us on Facebook at Kodak.
Lasergraphics has been developing state-of-the art film imaging systems since 1981 and is the only motion picture film scanner manufacturer still investing heavily in R&D.In addition to warped film handling, 3-flash HDR, and infrared dust/scratch detection/reduction, our newly redesigned Director scanner now offers up to 10K resolution, multiple formats, and sprocketless film transport for safe film handling. The Director 10K is perfect for archival scanning and restoration.
The ScanStation can scan at up to 60 fps and up to 5K resolution – making it the fastest film scanner available. The ScanStation Personal scans up to 30 fps and up to 5K resolution and is an affordable solution for professionals on a budget.All Lasergraphics scanners have 2D optical pin registration (no edge guiding) for the best stability with shrunken and damaged film and can simultaneously capture image and magnetic or optical soundtracks and output to ProRes, TIFF, DPX, and AVI – without any post-processing.
The MediaPreserve, a division of Preservation Technologies, provides high-quality reformatting services for audio, video and film. Using expertly-modified legacy equipment as well as current technologies, our staff of engineers, librarians, archivists and metadata specialists transfer and document your collection materials according to professional standards and best practices so that your AV assets remain accessible into the future.
Memnon Archiving Services
For over a decade, Memnon is a trusted partner of organisations for digital preservation, enrichment and accessibility of audiovisual archives. We support the owners of collections – from broadcasters, cultural institutions, corporates to libraries and universities – with professional services to digitize, restore, preserve and provide digital access to audiovisual archival content of any format at highest quality.
MPS LABO is the new USA-based joint venture between Motion Picture Solutions, one of the UK’s leading names in cinema distribution, and Labo Digital, one of the most reputable names in Mexico and Latin America for 35mm film services, post-production and cinema distribution.Our Mexico City film laboratory has been the leading provider of film laboratory services in Mexico and Latin America for over 40 years, supplying the highest quality prints for film distribution and filmmakers alike. With the transition of cinema from film to digital, we’ve been able to not just survive, but thrive by maintaining a steady flow of operations by bridging the divide between film and digital cinema, designing and implementing a myriad of analog-digital workflows that have made our company’s name the standard for PRINT, RESTORATION, PRESERVATION, DIGITIZING and ARCHIVING solutions for cinema and audio, as well as digital data files. We thrive on innovation, excellent customer service and one of the most complete and impressive full-service film laboratories in the world. Now with our USA-based venture, we aim to provide these services to clients here at the highest level of quality, while offering the most competitive rates available. MPS LABO aims to become one of the leading figures for all analog/digital film services in Hollywood.
Munters dehumidifiers are utilized worldwide to maintain proper conditions in museums, archives and libraries. Films, tapes, documents, books and artifacts are exposed to moisture, pollutants and fluctuating temperatures and therefore require a controlled environment to prevent corrosion and mold and maintain preservation. Munters controls humidity, decreases energy consumption and improves indoor air quality. For more information, please contact us: www.munters.com | Tel: 800-843-5360 | E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
NEDCC | Northeast Document Conservation Center
The nonprofit Northeast Document Conservation Center serves clients nationwide, providing conservation treatment, digital imaging, and audio preservation, as well as assessments, training, and free resources.
Prasad Corporation utilizes the latest tools to scan and restore your motion picture film and still images, including the DFT Scanity with high Dynamic Range technology. We focus on offering economical solutions to help you digitize your collections and make them more accessible. As part of the Prasad Group, our team’s years of experience allow us to handle complicated restoration projects.
The RTI Group is the world-leading manufacturer of motion picture film laboratory, archival and restoration equipment, videotape migration and optical disc care and restoration equipment. The RTI Group consists of: BHP wet and dry film printers and special print heads for archival films, Lipsner Smith Film Cleaners, Imagica Film Scanners and Recorders, Treise Engineering and Calder Equipment Processors, Rewash and Rejuvenation equipment, Filmlab Systems Colormaster Film Color Grading and Timing Equipment, RTI Videotape Cleaners & Inspectors, Disc-Go-Technologies and DiscChek Optical Disc Repair and Inspection Equipment. We also offer CIR Film Archiving Scanners and Archival Tables, and a full line of quality control equipment, film inspection, rewinders, film splicer’s, silver recovery and chemical mixing.
Scene Savers is a consultant and archival services company specializing in helping organizations preserve, protect and provide access to their invaluable audio, video and motion picture film assets. With more than 35 years of experience working with AV materials, Scene Savers is a leader in digitization and migration of legacy content. We’ve developed unique solutions for projects ranging from patron requests to large, complex news film collections. Come see how we can help you.
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Forging partnerships with prestigious institutions and individuals worldwide. Created by specialists to remain the epitome of professionals dedicated to insuring the protection and integrity of your collection, with an ongoing development of products and systems of exceptional quality.
When it comes to film storage needs, Tuscan understands the importance of longevity. With 50 years as a major manufacturer of containers, reels, and cores we’ve helped preserve valuable footage for film users throughout the world. And now after extensive research, we’ve developed a revolutionary actively ventilated container that significantly improves airflow compared to standard ventilated containers. Please visit us in the Vendor Café for more information and 8mm, 16mm, and 35mm free samples.
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Underground Vaults & Storage
Since 1959, UV&S has been a leader in secure offsite storage and information management, offering services ranging from managed inventory to preservation programs for the entertainment industry.
UV&S operates nine nationwide locations, with its primary facility located 650 foot underground in “The Saltmine” in Kansas, serving worldwide clients from nearly every sector of industry.
Contact Kerry Sue Underwood, 661-296-4949 or Jeff Ollenburger, 800-873-0906 ext. 4203.
We are committed to servicing our clients with the expertise needed to meet the challenge of the digital era. Your archives are worth gold… but how long for? From 2 inches to High Definition, give your AV archives the best chance to resist through time! At VectraCom, we know that every archive is unique and requires particular care and attention. Our experience allows us to offer “sur mesure” services associated to industrial processes in order to meet your financial requirements
VTBoston, LLC (Video Transfer)
Digital archiving that includes assessment, planning, digitization, quality control and delivery. We work with 35mm, 16mm and 8mm film plus all contemporary SD and HD and legacy video formats including 2″ Quad. We provide audio archiving and work with 1/4″, 1/2″ and audio cassette formats.