Pro8mm has been INNOV8ING Super 8 since 1973. Originally called Super 8 Sound ™ , the company was located in Cambridge Mass. Super8 Sound was best known for inventing sync sound for Super 8 film. With an expansion to California in 1987, and renamed Pro8mm in 1991 (for the Professional use of Super 8 film) , we have worked on thousands of projects for class=”mceItemHidden”> the motion picture and television industry. Our client base runs the range from world famous directors and cinematographers such as Oliver Stone, Joel Schumakker, Jonathan Toll, James Chressenthis , Jim Jamusch, as well as award winning independent filmmakers such as Ondi Timoner . We are best known for our work with the music industry, having been a part of hundreds of music videos, including The Nike “Revolution” Spot, Paula Abduls “Straight Up”, Madonna’s “Erotica”, Jewel’s “Goodbye Alice in Wonderland”, Beck’s “Modern Guilt” , Kidd Rock’s “All Summer Long” and dozens of shows for VH-1 and MTV. We have provided workflows for commercials that feature hundreds on top brands, tv shows such as True Blood and Brothers and Sisters. We are also known for our state of the art broadcast quality archiving , and have had the distinct pleasure of scanning to digital the world’s most famous faces , rock bands and historical events.
Among our most notable technical accomplishments is the invention of Super 8 negative film in 1993. Before this time only reversal stocks were available. By reformatting Kodak and Fuji 35mm film and loading it into a Super 8 cartridge, this invention of negative film that forever changed the way people would use Super 8 film. In 2005 we invented Max 6, a 16 x9 widescreen format that allows you to shoot super 8 in the modern aspect ration.