Cherished memories are like a favorite pair of jeans—without proper upkeep, they’ll fade, develop holes, and remind you that you’ve gained weight. Keep your past’s posterior looking fantastic with today’s Groupon: for $25, you get $50 worth of digital conversion services for videos and photos from Reel To Reel Video in Hicksville.
Reel To Reel Video helps to safeguard memories captured on film reels, videotapes, slides, and still photos by converting them to digital formats. Family historians can transfer 8mm, 16mm, or Super 8 film to DVD ($42 for up to 300'), protecting evidence of dormant musical talents and backyard sasquatch sightings. VHS tapes damaged by basement floods or prolonged attic storage can also be repaired and transferred to another tape ($29.95) or a DVD ($39.95). Reel to Reel Video adds an interactive menu and instant scene access to all DVDs so that confused memories can progress in a linear fashion toward their natural denouement. Additionally, the company performs free archival service for all DVD purchases, ensuring that footage can be safely recovered in case a DVD gets cracked during ultimate DVD-frisbee practice. View a complete price list here.
Instead of allowing photographs to crumble and filmstrips to gather dust, the staff of Reel-to-Reel Video rescues precious memories by converting outdated media to DVDs replete with custom menus and easy-to-navigate chapters. The process is simple: Customers go online and order a shipping label to be sent via email or regular mail. Once it arrives, they fill a secure package or load a bodybuilding carrier pigeon with old film, slides, tapes, and photographs. Back at their lab, technicians repair broken film and add music to silent strips at no extra cost, returning all the original materials with the DVDs.