Onelight scan: provides an average exposure and color adjustments for each 15 meters (50ft) of film, giving a good overview of the dynamics of film tones.
Bestlight scan: each shot has it’s exposure and color balance adjusted, providing flexibility in post production.
Scan resolutions, output formats and the file sizes per 15m (50ft):
- 1.5K Onelight (1456 x 1080 pixels)
MP4 = 0.25GB
ProRes 422 Proxy = 0.61GB
- 2.6K Onelight (2656 x 1978 pixels)
ProRes 422 Proxy = 1.6GB
ProRes 422HQ = 8GB
- 2.6K Bestlight (2656 x 1978 pixels)
ProRes 422HQ = 8GB
ProRes 4444 = 12.6GB
- 4K Bestlight (4016 x 2998 pixels)
ProRes 422HQ = 17.25GB
ProRes 4444 = 26.4GB
Output format: Usually MP4 is a good choice when sharing video on the web (e.g. Youtube).
ProRes 422 Proxy is easier to handle in various editing programs.
We recommend the ProRes 422 HQ or ProRes 4444 output formats for advanced digital color correction.
Special processing: You can select push processing with either one or two stop, so that the film is developed at a different value than its nominal sensitivity. For example, if a 200 ASA film was exposed as it would have been 400 ASA, it is a Push +1 stop.
Camera frame rate (fps): Setting that the film has been shot with. The most common frame rates are listed, but if the frame rate varies or is unknown, please select “Other / Don’t Know”.
Scan area: Please note that the scanning resolution remains the same.
There are different options for the film area to be scanned. Select one of the following three. If you are not sure which one, we recommend the “Overscan” option.
- “Cropped” scan area is slightly smaller than the exposed frame, leaving no extra around the edges such as Overscan and Super Overscan would do.
- “Overscan” scan area is slightly larger than the exposed frame. For example, digital image stabilization can be performed on this material.
- “Super Overscan” area to be scanned is considerably larger than the exposed frame. Scan area may include parts of the previous and next frames and film edges.