Film Scanning - Motion Picture


Our Digital Archiving, Restoration and Asset Management solutions process the content, restores and transcodes them into media, file or video formats that are easily accessible for exporting, publishing, sharing as well as for general access across different platforms. Our group Company, Digital Film Technology is world leaders in the archiving domain with products including Scanity and Scanity HDR.

dft has been at the forefront of film scanning technology for over 75 years providing solutions for film post production, archive and restoration markets with a range of high quality, leading edge products and services.

Film scanning is in our DNA. Over the years dft’s telecines, datacines and film scanners have been at the heart of post production, enabling facilities around the world to get high quality images for their motion film projects. Our technology has evolved and is still used by many post production facilities worldwide today – standing the test of time.

Case Studies

comparison video of dft's WetGate™ technology for its latest scanity hdr film scanner

Scanity is a versatile, high speed, film scanning solution, suitable for dailies, feature film mastering, EDL/conform scanning, negative film scanning low resolution browsing, archive and restoration, short-form commercials, as well as digital intermediate scanning.

Scanity HDR has been developed specifically for archive and restoration facilities to manage a range of difficult and historically-aged film issues. It facilitates the ingest of difficult dense black and white materials at real-time speeds using a unique triple-exposure technology – which means that instead of slowing down, the speed remains constant, creating significant time and cost benefits and allowing access to previously unseen details from the high and lowlights of the film at extraordinary speeds.