Reel Pricing

Picture This! Transfer 8mm – Super 8mm – 16mm Reel to DVD

All transfers are done in Austin

Your old movies will be handled with the utmost care during the transfer process and the result will be flicker free.  Each order includes a setup fee, Archival Quality DVD and pricing by reel size.  We realize how precious these memories are and treat them as if they are our own. If any splicing is required, an additional charge per splice is incurred.  Labels for each reel is additional. Each Archival Quality DVD will hold 2 hours of footage.  The chart below indicates what the approximate run time is per reel size to determine how many reels will fit on a DVD. It is an option to put the video files onto a hard drive, or DV tape to enable editing at a later date.

Setup Fee $25 per order

Price by reel size (if the reel is full)**

3″ reel          $12.50

4″ reel          $25.00

5″ reel          $50.00

6″ reel          $75.00

7″ reel          $100.00

10″ reel        $200.00

Archival Quality DVD $39 per 2 hour DVD

Splicing Fee $2.50 each

Titles $3.00 each

**Quantity discounts may apply

8mm Reel       Run Time       # Reels per DVD

3” (50ft)                     3 mins                              32

4” (100ft)                   7 mins                              16

5” (200ft)                  14 mins                              8

6” (300ft)                  22 mins                              5

7” (400ft)                  29 mins                              4

Super 8mm Reel        Run Time        # Reels per DVD

3” (50ft)                             2   mins                           48

4“ (100ft)                           5   mins                           24

5” (200ft)                         10   mins                           12

6” (300ft)                         15   mins                             8

7” (400ft)                         20  mins                              6

16mm Reel             Run Time                 # REELS PER DVD

3” (50ft)                             1   mins                            48

4” (100ft)                           2   mins                            24

5” (200ft)                           5   mins                            12

6” (300ft)                          11   mins                              8

7” (400ft)                          16   mins                              6

*Run time approximate