The Science Museum of Minnesota started collecting artifacts from the local Hmong community in the 1980’s, which was a time of great cultural change. In addition to collecting physical artifacts, the museum documented oral histories, cultural activities, and demonstrations of Hmong crafts. This aspect of the collection was recorded on […]Read more »
The Green Giant Company records contain one of the largest collections of audiovisual advertising material at the Minnesota History Center. Over two hundred barely-identified 16mm optical sound film reels initially resided at the Historical Society in LeSueur County, MN – the original location of the Green Giant offices. These were […]Read more »
Twin Cities Public Television recently premiered a TPT co-production titled “Women Serving in War”. The program features three generations of Minnesota’s military women who share their stories of service from World War II to Vietnam to Afghanistan. Produced with MN Dept of Veterans Affairs. Producer Stephanie Hallen, worked with Saving […]Read more »
Minneapolis filmmaker Brad Klein will debut his full-length documentary Legends of Ska in Minneapolis in November. Already praised at film festivals around the world, the film tells the story of Ska music and musicians. Saving Tape was tapped to digitally scan 8mm and 16mm film footage to be used in the […]Read more »
This year the Minnesota State Fair unveiled a new History & Heritage Center, a centerpiece of the new West End Market. The center was developed in partnership with the Minnesota Historical Society and the Minnesota State Fair Foundation. Saving Tape Media Conversion was tapped to digitally transfer, in full HD, […]Read more »
Saving Tape Media Conversion has been utilized by the media curation team at the Minnesota Historical Society to digitize a large archive of historical 16mm film footage. The footage ranges in subject matter from rare footage of logging practices in the early 20th century, to a collection of films related […]Read more »
The Hennepin History Museum – located in Minneapolis, Minnesota – recently partnered with Saving Tape Media Conversion in the digital scanning and archiving of recently discovered 16mm film footage from the Minneapolis Aquatennial, circa 1943. The footage represents a critical missing link in the museum’s film footage. The Hennepin History […]Read more »
I’ve used Saving Tape for 16mm home movie conversion, slide scanning, and VHS digitization. In regards to their results and service, I have two comments. First, the technical quality of the work is exceptional. Their investment of equipment and knowledge to digitally scan film is apparent in the results. Compared […]Read more »
One of the most common questions we get is – should I convert my video tapes to DVD’s or digital files? Watch this video short for the answer!
The crew at Saving Tape walks you through all the different video and audio formats that can be converted to digital media.