© 2018 by GIANT SQUID PRODUCTIONS  / LONDON UK / hello@giantsquidproductions.co.uk

My name is Daya Dodds. My primary motive for starting the lab is to help promote the continued use of super 8 as an artistic medium.

 

Giant Squid Film Lab is a small boutique lab based in London. We are focusing on small format processing and scanning. We want to provide services that are not currently offered in London.

FILM DEVELOPING

Developing Black and White Reversal and E6

 

Format SUPER 8

 

We plan to offer colour reversal processing (Ektachrome, Velvia) upon Kodak’s release of it.

COST OF PROCESSING:
£25 - SUPER 8 roll / 50ft

 

 

(excluding + Reels + Postage)

FILM SCANNING

Scanning Super 8mm and 16mm

 

All scanning is done at 2K.
There is no practical reason to scan super 8 film at 4K. Super 8 is at best 720 lines of resolution. 2K is more then needed.

 

Formats

HARD DRIVE TRANSFER: 1080 25p / 1080 24p / 2k 25p / 2k 24p

VIDEO COMPRESSION: 4:2:2 YUV / 4:4:4 YUV

FILE FORMAT: ProRes (HQ) / DNxHD 36 / DNxHD 185 / DPX

COST OF SCANNING:
£25 - 50ft SUPER 8 / £25 - 100ft 16mm

(excluding + Reels + Postage)

Important: Depending on the quality of the footage the price will change (cleaning). Price can go up to £30.- a roll. (Especially home movies)

B/W REVERSAL

Developing Black and White Reversal Film

 

Format 35mm ADOX B/W Reversal Film

COST OF PROCESSING:

£15 - ADOX per roll

£8   - scanning per roll

 

 

(excluding + Reels + Postage)

COLOUR SERVICES

OUR OFFER

- Colour negative (35mm + 120)

- E6 colour slide (35mm + 120)

- Scanning

- Coming soon: Coffee developing / Eco.

COST OF PROCESSING:
£6   - E6 per roll

£6   - C41 per roll

£8   - scanning per roll

 

 

(excluding + Reels + Postage)

ENQUIRY FOR QUOTE

Spec sheet

Please download spec sheet here. Fill in and send in with your film. If you are unsure what type of film you have please e-mail me or call me.  

 


 

 

Turn around

The lab is set up to deal only with small amounts of film stock. Turn around time heavily depends on how much work the lab has. We do all processing by hand, which can take time.

Turn around time will vary between 2-10 days. Please contact the lab before sending film stock to us. If you have a very important deadline please contact me as soon as possible.

Film stock return

All film stock will be returned to you on a super 8 spool. Costs of spools and postage will be added to your invoice. Every package is sent via royal mail recorded.

 

File mail and Wetransfer

Files can be sent to client after payment of invoice.

Payment for information

Invoice will be sent via e-mail. Please pay via pay pal or bank transfer.

Disclaimer

All film sent into the lab will be treated with the up most care. However please bare in mind we cannot be held accountable to any loss or damage.