VHS, VCR, Tape Transfer


Did you know that tape media has a maximum life of 20 - 30 years even on the highest quality tape stored in the correct environment?  Tape media is always degrading.  So transfer those tapes to non-degrading DVD.  VIDEO MomentCatcher Productions uses a DIRECT-TO-DIGITAL conversion process to transfer your Beta, VHS, VHS-C, Video8, Hi8 or Digital 8 tapes to digital format.  We transfer directly to computer minimizing quality loss but keep in mind that we cannot undo film decay.


How Video Tapes are Transferred

TAPE ARRIVAL - Your package arrives, is opened and inspected for surface/material damage.  We then contact you via e-mail or phone (whichever you prefer) to let you know that your tapes arrived in good order!

THE TRANSFER - Your tapes are transferred using a DIRECT to DIGITAL transfer process.  Once digitized they are ready for  authoring. 

DVD AUTHORING - MomentCatcher Productions will take your transferred tapes and enhance them through adding music, text, chapter menus, graphics, animated backgrounds, narration etc.  We do everything custom in our authoring process.  No two productions are the same.  We custom build music to fit the time and mood of your film.  Because authoring is our specialty we have a large library of digital tools that enable us to produce Hollywood quality productions of your home movies.  MomentCatcher Productions is proud to say nowhere else will you find a more professional production of your home movies. 

After your tapes have been digitized, before we do any authoring, we mail a copy of your film to you for viewing.  Only after discussing your wants and desires will we begin the process of authoring your project. 

Please note our authored projects can easily take several months to complete.  We take time to give your product the care and attention that you would want it to have.  If you are in a hurry and need a full authoring, please should consider a rapid turnaround studio.

FINISHED PRODUCT - Upon completion, we select images from your production and custom design a professional full color DVD case.  We also utilize the highest industry standard in dye sublimation printing to produce full color photograph quality on the actual DVD surface.  We return all your original materials with your newly produced DVD.  We maintain master files of your production for about a week, allowing us to contact you and make sure everything was in good condition when it arrived, and that you will not require any additional copies.  Once we know you have everything in good order, the files are removed.  We guarantee all of our work to your satisfaction.