Videostation was established in 1979 converting film for the UK broadcast industry. Today we convert film, slides, video and audio tapes for museums, archives, producers and private individuals.
Film to Digital
Videostation is the only company in New Zealand that convert's Super 8, Standard 8, 16mm or even old 9.5mm film to high-resolution digital images using a Broadcast Film Transfer Machine.
Many alternative machines are made that claim good results. You will find them on Ebay, Trade Me or by entering the word "Telecine" on Google. Most of them are very poor and will degrade your images and possibly damage your film. Be sure to ask for a sample before you buy
Our new macine will also correct colour, remove scratches, stableize shaky movies and convert audio from your movies including optical, magnetic or stereo sound. Have a look at the examples on this page.
Because we are based in Christchurch and not Auckland or Wellington our rates are also very competative. The images from the new machine are fantastic.
You don't have to take our word for it. We will transfer part of your film FREE of charge, just send us a reel of film and we will convert part of it to drop-box free of charge.
You can also click our short 90 second video to see a demonstration of how we digitise domestic movies on our Flashscan Telecine machine. This is without a doubt the ultimate choice for the conversion of small format film if you have a tight budget and don't want your films transferred using a converted projector.