Prep & File Organization Options
ALL COSTS ARE PER ROLL
All film will be cleaned and prepped together onto larger archival safe reels for Super 8 and cores for 16mm in 200' and 400' increments. Should your project need additional requirements please select from the following options.
Price does NOT including scanning, Please select your scanning separately. All options are available on the Sprocket order form when you purchase scanning.
Super 8 / Regular 8 Film Scanning | 16mm Film Scanning | 35mm Film Scanning
Additional Product Details
Basic Prep & Clean: included with package purchase. Includes splicing reels with new head & tail and film cleaning by one of our lab technicians.
Prep with Markers: Basic prep with the addition of leader between every roll. +$5 / roll
File Stops: Getting each roll as its own individual file. Includes prep with leader between every roll. +$15/roll
Prep with UnPrep: Returning each roll back on its original packaging (for archival film) or each reel in its own box (for original film) after scanning. Includes basic prep with leader between every roll. +$20/roll
File Stops with Unprep: Getting each roll as its own individual file. Includes prep with leader between every roll, and returning each roll back to its original packaging (for archival film) or each reel in its own box (for original film) after scanning. +$25 / roll
Hard Drive Shuttle Fee: Cost to shuttle your digital files from our hard drive to yours, if a hard drive is not present at the time of scanning.
TLC Fee (per labor hour): Some arrive will have excessive torn perfs, moldy film, splices that exceed 1 per reel, film that needs to be reversed, or fixed in any way beyond our normal prep and clean service. Should we run into any issues once in prep, we will notify you before proceeding if your job needs TLC. $100 per labor hour.
Meta Data: Metadata is a document that will include a collection of information about your archive. We will arrange the film by type (Super 8, Regular 8, 16mm, etc.), put them in a sequential order of your choice (by number, date, event, ), write down all title information or notes on the film boxes, coordinate which rolls will be prepped onto which boxes together, write down twin check & file information so you have a cross reference when reviewing files. +$4/ roll https://www.pro8mm.com/pages/meta-data
What is the shipping policy?
Web Orders containing Film Stock: Web orders placed before 2pm PST will be shipped out same day if shipping via Fedex. Web orders with a US Mail carrier selection will ship within 2 business days, excluding holidays.
Web orders containing Services (ie: Processing and /or Scanning only): Carefully package up your film. If you are sending un-processed film, please write DO NOT X-RAY on the outside of the package. Please include a copy of your Sprocket order. Your film will be processed and or scanned in 3-5 business days (schedule and volume permitting). We will use the shipping option you selected at checkout to return the items back to you.
When film is returned for processing and scan, all rolls will be prepped together onto one reel and one digital file per 400 feet. This applies to new packages, Kodak film, and archival film. No exceptions. Individual files or prep is available for an extra fee. See Sprocket or our Digital Mastering Services Agreement for prices and options.
Web Orders Containing Cameras: Pro8mm cameras are made to order. Turn around time varies by camera (Approx times are as follows: Rhonda Cam 4-6 weeks, 814 4-6 weeks, Classics 4-8 weeks). Fedex is recommended on all camera purchases. If you purchased a camera repair, Please carefully package up your camera and include a copy of your web order in the package.
Can I pickup my order?
In store pickup is available at our Burbank, CA location and may be selected during checkout. A sales team member will contact you when your order is ready for pickup, within 24 hours. New policies are in effect due to COVID19. Please do not come to the store unless absolutely necessary. Masks are required. 1 person in the lobby at a time. We also offer curbside pickup.
What delivery services do you offer?
Pro8mm uses standard Fedex delivery including ground, priority overnight, standard overnight, 2-day, express saver, international, and Saturday delivery, and standard USPS options such as Priority Mail and First Class Mail. Standards rates will apply depending on what you select on Sprocket or at checkout. All items are shipped using the clients’ specified services to the clients’ specified address. All products ship with Fedex include signature required. Client that request package be delivered without a signature are responsible for tracking and delivery. For large orders, time sensitive orders or items of extreme value, Fedex is always recommended.
What about Hard Drives?
Customers may buy a drive from Pro8mm, have files delivered via global access, or supply your own drive as long as Pro8mm drive polices are met. See Sprocket for a full list of options and requirements. Should you supply your own drive, the drive must USB3, formatted, and delivered before time of service, or a $35 fee with apply. No exceptions.
How long can you store my film and equipment for?
Pro8mm can no longer store customers film & files indefinitely free of charge. Beginning May 1, 2020 we will be charging customers if they want to leave their film, files or equipment at Pro8mm for more than 30 days. Storage is always free for the first 30 days! Your digital file on our server and your physical film at our facility if you can't pickup right away. After that, you may buy a 6, 12, or 24 month contract for storage. This option is great for clients who want to pick-up when they are in the LA area and not incur the cost of shipping, or just want that extra security for their digital file for a longer period of time. Any items left at Pro8mm without pre-paid storage will be considered abandoned and will be recycled after 30 days. Purchase your storage contract at Sprocket.
Do you offer returns or refunds?
Pro8mm has a no refund/no return policy. All sales are final. We regret that we cannot exchange any film stock for a different stock once it has left our facility. This is so we can ensure the highest possible standards of quality control.
How does tracking work?
Due to our high volume of orders, we do not contact clients when your package arrives unless we have a question about your order. Please write down your tracking number! If your package is in transit this will help us track it. Standard turn around times vary by product. Please see Turn Around Times for details. We recommend services with signature required and a tracking number to ensure confirmation of delivery.
Where do I send my items to?
Please send your items to:
Attention: Sales Team at Pro8mm
2805 West Magnolia Blvd Burbank, CA 91505
What if I have more questions?
If you need any additional help please see our full FAQ Page or feel free to contact us.