Celebrating 45 Years! 1973- 2018


Home Movie Day

Valencia Public Library

Saturday, November 18, 2017 | 2-4pm

In celebration of home movies, Pro8mm will once again be sponsoring a Home Movie Day Event. This is an open screening for the general public !  Bring your 8mm or Super 8mm films.  Our Home Movie Legacy Experts will share valuable information on the importance of home movies on creating an archive to bring for films into your digital life.

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THINK FILM! Pro8mm One Roll Film Challenge and Workshops Sponsored by the Audience Awards

April 6-9, 2017

El Portal Theatre
11206 Weddington St.

North Hollywood, CA 91601 

More details here

April 6: A film festival with a twist! Come join us at the "world premier" of super 8 film that not even the contestants have seen them! Filmmakers have made a complete film on one roll super 8 film on one roll of film with no editing, no post production, just a leap of faith and skill! They will see their film  for the first time with the Audience! Filmmakers are competing for a change to win a Rhonda Cam Super 8 film camera and some super 8 film kits. Live music will accompany the films at the El Portal Theatre! Check for screening times for AudFest here:

Super 8 Workshops at Audfest

THE POWER OF SUPER 8 FILM – Insider Tips Every Filmmaker Should Know

Friday, April 7, 2017 | 1:00-2:30pm

Super 8 Film has been sustainably cool for over 5 decades. Introduced as an easy to use home movie format in 1965 that brought personal filmmaking into the home (early selfies!) it evolved into a highly sought after production format with a beautiful, organic look that has been used for hundreds of projects from top music videos such as Paula Abdul Straight Up to Cold Plays Head Full of Dreams, big brand commercials such as Chili’s and AirBnB, hit television shows such as Empire and This is Us and dozens of Indie and Theatrical releases such as Russell Brand – The Second Coming, Super 8, Argo, used on some of the biggest blockbusters in the entertainment industry.

The Power of Super 8 film workshop will show examples of exceptional work shot on Super 8 film, from experienced Cinematographers to newbie’s.  We will discuss the super 8 workflow, including camera choices, film stock options, scanning choices and delivery of the content.

Presenters will include Phil and Rhonda Vigeant from Pro8mm, the super 8 specialists from Burbank CA who will share some of their best tips for working with Super 8 film.  We will hear  from several up and coming content creators showing their super 8 work and sharing their experience with you -- from why they chose to shoot on super 8, what equipment they used, budget, challenges and insight along the way.

Come with your questions, ideas and experiences to share. If you have ever wanted to shoot on real film but don’t know where to start, this session is for you. Sign up at

Do a Shot With Pro8mm

Saturday, April 8, 2017 | 12:30-2:00pm

Bring your own Super 8 camera, or use one of ours, as we send small groups out to the streets of North Hollywood to create some “out takes” of the Audfest scene. We will provide the film, you provide the talent. After a short hands on with our trainers, you will have one hour to shoot your group reel. After the shoot, we will process and scan the film and share the compilation reel with the participants. Each participant will be given a chance to edit the reel as to create an audience award trailer for a future contest. Limited to 20 participants.

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Cinegear Expo 2017

June 2-4, 2017

Paramount Studios, Hollywood | Booth 185

Our popular "DO A SHOT" event returns to CineGear. What can be more fin than shooting film with a super 8 camera on the lot! Come by and pick up a camera and some film to be part of a compilation super 8 reel created of the event! Participation is on a first come basis. We will also have all our cameras on display, our great team to answer all your film questions and some cool swag! See you on the lot!


June 9-11, 2017

Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport

Hosted by the Southern California Genealogical Society. Register at

Got Home Movies?  Need Help? 

We have been scanning home movies and legacy footage for documentaries,  the worlds most famous faces, and families like your for over 40 years! Come to our booth and find out what are the best options for you to bring your legacy into your digital life!  We will show you some samples of our work, Our team of experts can help you evaluate the condition of your film,and come up with a game plan to go from "TO DO" to "TA DA!"

The University Film and Video Association Conference

July 30 - August 3, 2017

California State University Los Angeles

Calling all film instructors! We will be presenting a session on teaching Super 8 filmmaking to your students at this years annual UFVA conference. We will also have a booth where you can see camera equipment and talk to our knowledgeable staff about your program needs. Email for more information.

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