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Re: Telecine in NYC?
- Subject: Re: Telecine in NYC?
- From: martyf at panix.com (Marty Focazio)
- Date: 10 Oct 1994 21:24:42 -0400
- Article: 1277 of rec.arts.movies.production:
- Newsgroups: rec.arts.movies.production
- Organization: PANIX Public Access Internet and Unix, NYC
John W Bottoms (jbottoms at world.std.com) wrote:
: > Sandy Hawkins <shawk at panix.com> writes:
: > >I need to transfer 240,000 feet of 35mm negative to D2 and BetacamSP.
: > Yikes! Do you care what they cost? Well, everyone has favorites, so you
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: Yikes, Yikes. With that much film to transfer it seems like you would
: have a budget to buy some equipment. I mean, how much can a telecine
: conversion system cost? Anybody got a figure?
Well, considering I used to work at Editel/NY as a producer I am familiar
with the process and costs involved and to set up a decent telecine with
good tape machines etc. you will need to spend in the vicintity of US1.5
Million (yes million) dollars. The rate for good telecine in New York
City goes from a low of about $250.00/hr (not and hour of film, rather an
hour of room use time) up to (and beyond) US$1,500.00/Hr
240,000 feet is really not a whole bunch.
Here are the phone numbers of the people to call:
Manahattan Transfer 212-687-4000
Post Perfect 212-972-3400
Hope that helps
martyf at panix.com
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