DFT has been at the forefront of film scanning technology for over 75 years. We provide solutions for film post production, archives and restoration with a range of high quality, leading edge products and services.

Film archives are of great historical importance and require long-term preservation for future generations. DFT’s specialist solutions for film archives and film restoration enable the safe and gentle handling of badly damaged, sensitive and fragile film, enabling users to scan, save and restore films for future generations. Our solutions are used by independent and national archives worldwide.

DFT Products

Scanity HDR – Film Scanner

Scanity HDR is a versatile, high speed, film scanning solution, suitable for dailies, feature film mastering, EDL/conform 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.

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