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AMC Car Show Video Goes Viral

Saving Tape Media Conversion partnered with Byrd Pictures and 36/Lyn Refuel Station to capture the sights and sounds of the North Star AMC 10 Year Anniversary Car Show, on August 7, 2016. The resulting video was posted on social media and subsequently enjoyed by ten of thousands of viewers and […]

16mm Film Converted to Book Cover

Minnesota author James Eli Shiffer’s newly published book “The King of Skid Row” uses numerous images throughout the narrative that are derived from a frame-by-frame high definition (HD) scan of a vintage 16mm film titled “Skid Row”. Saving Tape Media Conversion restored the 16mm film and output sequential .jpeg images […]

The Billy Hallquist Basement Tapes

  Magic Marc Productions and the team at Saving Tape have collaborated on a project we are calling “The Billy Hallquist Basement Tapes” – digitizing previously unreleased reel to reel audio tape demos of ailing Minnesota music legend Billy Hallquist. In addition to transferring the reel to reel audio tapes […]

Mixed Blood Theater Digitizes Production Archives

Mixed Blood Theater recently approached Saving Tape for help digitizing their archive of production videotapes. Saving Tape worked within their limited budget to create high quality digital files for archiving, copying, editing, web-posting and more. The digital transfers consisted mainly of VHS tapes, Video 8 cassettes, as well as Digi […]

Miracle Cleaning of Carleton College 78 Archive

Saving Tape Media Conversion is partnering with Carleton College in Northfield, MN to clean and convert a large archive of 16mm film and one-of-a-kind 78 transcription records from their historical archives. The 78 records arrived covered with palmitic acid residue. Our team formulated a chemical solution which removed the palmitic […]

Public Television Production Features Saving Tape Film Transfers

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 […]

Saving Tape Film Transfers Featured in Indie Documentary “Legends of Ska”

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 […]

MN State Fair Exhibits Saving Tape 8mm & 16mm Film Transfers

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, […]

MN Historical Society Partnership

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 […]