With production and post production focusing more on digital solutions, the Restoration and Preservation of non-digital content have arguably become among the most important challenges faced by the film and television industries.
Today, opportunities abound for content owners to bring to market assets that can capture new generations of viewers. Whether working with classic films in black and white, or cultural artefacts from the last few decades or even today, it’s vital to respect the medium and restore or preserve the content while maintaining its intrinsic produced quality.
Technicolor's team in Montreal team can provide this unique bridge between the worlds of photochemical and digital imaging, either by repairing image defects in newer assets or resurrecting severely compromised vintage elements. Our Restoration department is dedicated to the art and science of image and sound restoration and preservation. Driven by a team of experienced, meticulous and creative specialists, the restoration department offers a wide spectrum of innovative solutions to film studios, production companies and image archives worldwide.
Elephant project and Quebecor, for the restoration of the cinematographic heritage of Quebec including over 175 titles.
- Your assets are a valuable commodity, and we can help you carefully restore your irreplaceable media. We specialize in the restoration and re-mastering of classic film and video titles for broadcast, international sales, and Blu-ray/DVD release. We are experts in the handling of delicate historical media: our artists master techniques to remove dust, reduce grain and correct colour and scratches, etc. They carefully correct original images before recreating a master copy.
- From a digitized version of your magnetic band, we can harmonize level, clean, remaster to 5.1 or Stereo mix, reduce noise and re-synch the soundtrack to the image before rerecording the restored version in a high-definition format.
- Using Northlight scanner technology, we scan your 16 mm and 35 mm film in 2K to 6K resolution. We also enlarge film frames using Arrilaser film recorders.