It was the summer of 2016that Pro8mm first started corresponding withSoleil Moon Frye, the actress who grew up on television as the adorable Punky Brewster.“I have these tapes of many famous childhood actors and actresses.Hundreds of hours of material.The material is very private and confidential.Can I rent out your scanning suite and be ensured complete privacy?” It wasn't until recently, we found out they were being used in a documentary, Kid 90, now streaming on Hulu.
We could not be more thrilled to receive recognition for our contribution in keeping film viable as a creative tool for modern production by being included in the May issue of American Cinematographer Magazine. In Part 1 of a series in the magazine, FILM FORWARD, an article written by David E. Williams, (web director and Associate Publisher), he discusses the use of Super 8 and 16mm film formats in professional projects, and highlights several of the productions Pro8mm recently worked on with some ASC Cinematographers.
Sprocket Portals 4 & 5 have launched! You can now Scan Film to Digital, and Process & Scan Outdated and Obscure Film Formats with out self-checkout virtual assistant, Sprocket. These portals replace the Digital Mastering Form, allowing scan sections and invoicing to be automatic.
With all the attention the new Mank film is receiving (10 Nominations for an Oscar to be exact), the quest for B&W moving images has never been stronger.Up until now the domain force in Super 8B&Wcreativity has beenTRIX. But Pro8mm is opening up new options for B&Wfilm creativity.These are someof the exciting new ways to work in B&W in Super 8.