In 1990 Novato Video Transfer was founded with one
goal in mind - to offer quality and affordable transfer
of home movies to video, and now also DVD, data
disk, hard drive or personal digital device. We use a
true Telecine system for accurate reproduction of color,
light and film speed. Light is passed through each
frame of film via an ultrasharp glass lens at 16 to 24 fps.
The film is not scanned nor do we us a revolving prism.
This image is processed using three color imaging
chips and routed via firewire to either a DVcam or
MiniDV VCR. Music, titles, transitional effects and
editing can be added at this point. The data is now
transferred to the desired medium. All film is cleaned,
conditioned and spliced prior to transfer. All films are
monitored and color corrected throughout the process.
We can show the full frame or "size to fit" to the 4:3
standard TV screen format. You get a bright, flicker-
free image without artifacts common to less