Film Restoration

StudioPost leads the industry in Film Restoration. Our experienced and talented colorists and technicians use state-of-the-art equipment and software to restore television and film projects to pristine condition.

Starting with high-resolution Film Scanning in our Nitrate certified room:

  • NORTHLIGHT 2 Film Scanner in 35MM (up to 9K)
  • VistaVision 8-perf capable
  • Infra Red channel optioned for external dust and scratch removal

ARRI Scanners in 35MM (up to 6K) or 16MM (up to 4K), with 35MM wet-gate options.  35MM/16MM pin and pinless gates, 35MM pinless wide aperture archive, sprocketless drive for damaged perfs or film.  Software stabilization option when scanning along with KODAK DICE in gate dirt and dust removal.

2K or 4K recording in all formats.

Our Color Grading is the standard, and we employ the top colorists in the industry using:

  • DaVinci Resolve
  • Autodesk Lustre

We have multiple Image Processing solutions for problems with film damage, such as dirt, gate hairs, scratches, stains, flicker, and stabilization:

  • HS-Art Diamant
  • Cinnafilm Dark Energy Image Processing
  • MTI Correct
  • ‪Phoenix
  • Nuke
  • Dark Energy
  • ‪Fusion


Editorial, Graphics and Effects are accomplished with:

  • Flame
  • Collage

Fully restored projects can be Archived with:

  • Recording YCM / RGB Separation Masters
  • Scanning / Digital Recombining of Separation Masters
  • Side-by-side screening comparisons


StudioPost has restored many films of significance to the industry.

Credits include:

  • Spartacus
  • King of Jazz
  • E.T.
  • Jaws
  • Schindler’s List
  • Back to the Future
  • To Kill A Mockingbird
  • Duck Soup
  • House of Frankenstein
  • Last Warning
  • ‪My Man Godfrey
  • One-Eyed Jacks
  • Pillow Talk
  • ‪Shanghai Express
  • Son of Frankenstein
  • ‪Tragedy of Othello


For inquiries contact:

Julia Trostle
818.777.8420 / julia.trostle@nbcuni.com

 

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