Restoration & Preservation

Preserving moving images requires a passion for the cultural, historical and artistic significance of the elements
involved. It also takes a technical understanding to execute repairs, scans, transfers and enhancements flawlessly.
That's why FotoKem is globally recognized as a leading and respected member of the restoration and preservation
community. We are a pre-eminent facility for film and digital restoration, with astute acumen for all the disciplines
involved with these efforts.

From film and digital restorations of entire movies to simple fixes of partial elements, FotoKem utilizes the appropriate
tools to recapture the original luster of content while honoring the intentions of the filmmaker, from the silent era right
up to the present day. Staffed by some of the most experienced and esteemed experts in the field, FotoKem has
contributed to the preservation of thousands of titles that include many of the world's most revered cinema classics.

ARCHIVAL PRESERVATION OFFERINGS

  • 16mm color, B&W
  • 35mm color, B&W, and YCM separations
  • 65mm color restoration: 5-, 8- and 15-perf formats

DIGITAL RESTORATION OFFERINGS

  • Negative tears and breaks
  • Scratches, digs and dirt
  • Color fading
  • Disparities in film grain from cut to cut
  • Flicker and color breathing
  • Stability and registration

LIBRARY SERVICES OFFERINGS

  • Preservation of 16/35mm film libraries on film, tape or data
  • Migration services from studio tape libraries to data
  • Ability to encode thousands of hours of content for digital distribution platforms, such as Netflix

AUDIO RESTORATION OFFERINGS

  • Utilization of Sonic Solutions and CEDAR platforms to evaluate and remove unwanted ticks,
        hiss, noise and other audio aberrations
  • Layback and conform to all tape and nonlinear formats, as well as QC and full technical reports

CREDITS

  • All That Jazz (1979)*
  • American Graffiti (1973)*
  • Animal House (1978)*
  • Annie (1982)
  • Back to the Future (1985)
  • Barfly (1987)
  • Ben Hur (1959)*
  • The Blob (1988)
  • The Blues Brothers (1980)
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
  • Carrie (1976)
  • Car Wash (1976)
  • Cat People (1942)*
  • Citizen Kane (1941)*
  • Cleopatra (1963)
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
  • Creature From the Black Lagoon (1954)
  • Dirty Harry (1971)
  • Don’t Bother To Knock (1952)
  • East of Eden (1955)
  • From Here to Eternity (1953)*
  • Ghostbusters (1984)
  • The Great Escape (1963)
  • Gremlins (1984)
  • Hair (1979)
  • Hello Dolly (1969)
  • I Dream of Jeannie (1965-1970)
  • Impressions de France (Epcot)
  • It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1962)
  • Jaws (1975)*
  • Kojak (1973)
  • Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
  • Last Tango in Paris (1972)
  • Lawrence of Arabia (1962)*
  • Magic of Flight (1996)
  • The Manchurian Candidate (1962)*
  • The Man in the Iron Mask (1939)
  • El Mariachi (1992)
  • Monty Python's The Meaning of Life (1983)
  • Moulin Rouge (1952)
  • Mrs. Miniver (1942)
  • My Fair Lady (1964)
  • North By Northwest (1959)*
  • Oklahoma! (1955)
  • Oliver Twist (1933)
  • Olympic Glory (1999)
  • Raging Bull (1980)*
  • Rain Man (1988)
  • Rebel Without a Cause (1955)*
  • Robin Hood (1991)
  • The Sandlot (1993)
  • The Seven Year Itch (1955)
  • Shampoo (1975)
  • The Sound of Music (1965)*
  • The Sting (1973)
  • Taxi Driver (1976)*
  • The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)
  • Touch of Evil (1958)*
  • The Towering Inferno (1974)
  • Trading Places (1983)
  • Vertigo (1958)*
  • West Side Story (1961)*
  • Wild At Heart (1990)
  • Yellowstone (1936)

*National Film Registry