- Photos - Carefully number
with a pencil on the back of
each photo, or put your photos in an envelope with the order you want the photos to be
shown. All photos need to be free from frames, albums, photo corners, and tape.
- Digital camera pictures - can be imported
from your USB flash disk drive, camera memory card, CD, CD-RW, DVD -R, DVD
+R disc. Re-number the picture files starting at 001 or email us or
use the back of the order form to identify to what order the pictures will
be displayed if necessary. Protect your discs and memory cards with a plastic disc
holder or card
- 8mm movie films - If you want
your 8mm films to be played in a certain order, number each film box or each
reel in the order you want them to be shown.
- 35mm slides or film negatives -
Slides need to be in their slide boxes, slide trays, carousels or banded
together. If your slides are not in trays or carousels use a light pencil and carefully number on each slide holder in what
order you want them to be presented.
If you are sending us film negatives please use the original film holders that you
received from the photo finishing service, DO NOT cut the film
into single negatives leave them as film strips. Number the negatives on the
film holder or put your negatives in envelopes and identify the order that
you want them to be shown on the envelope.
- Video tapes - Please put your
video tape in a sleeve, plastic or cardboard case to protect it during shipment. If your
video tape is already broken we can repair it for an additional $19.95 each.
If you have several tapes be sure to mark what order the tapes are to be
transferred to if you want them to play in a certain order. If you are requesting video editing be sure to be precise in
what parts to edit. We prefer to use the actual time code from the tape, be
sure you rewind your tape and reset your counter to 0:00:00 before making
your edit requests. You can mix and match formats. Attach a note to the tape
with your edit requests with the in and out points or enter the information
on the back of the order form.
records, reel to reel tape, audio cassettes & CD's Vinyl Record Albums should be in
their sleeves and jackets. Audio cassettes and CD's should be in their cases,
and reel to reel tape should be in a tape container for
safe transport. Attach a note to your media or enter on the back side of the
order form to identify which songs
to use and in what order.
- Title - Specify
on the order form the title you want for the
Show, this will be displayed on the TV screen when the DVD movie
starts, and also be printed on the DVD disc and case. Example's; Kristen's Trip
to Costa Rica, Happy Birthday Nikkei, Matt & Mandy's Wedding.
- Chapter Placement - if you're sending us
movie film we will place chapter markers between each reel of film or at
regular intervals. If you're sending us video tape we will place chapter
markers between each tape or at regular intervals depending on the length of
the tape. If you are certain of where you would like the chapters to be
placed use the back of the order form to specify the locations for
- Showtime - We normally hold each
photo for 8 seconds, which includes the transition and
group photos slightly longer unless you specify otherwise. Use the back of
the order form for any special instructions.
- Music - If
you are using your own custom music use the back of the order form to
identify which songs to use and the order to
what photos, films, slides or negatives the music tracks are to be
associated with. If you are using your own CDís, audio cassettes or vinyl
records include them with your order. If we are providing the royalty free
background music no further action is required on your part. We will select
an appropriate music track to match your video.
- Packaging - We recommend using a
packaging service such as the UPS Store or similar service to have your
media professionally packaged, but of course you can package it yourself.
- Order Form
- Include the printed
with your order. Please include any special instructions on the reverse side
of the form.