Aarchive Films

Over 50 years experience with cine film

Home Movies

Don’t let your priceless home movie memories gather dust and fade away. Use our expertise and years of knowledge to preserve and enjoy them for many more years to come! With over 50 years of experience in the film business dealing with Super and Standard 8mm, 9.5mm, and 16mm, we understand how to treat old films.

Super and Standard 8mm movies are digitally scanned, frame-by-frame, for excellent focus and a full frame image. 

To the right is some home movies, shot by Roger, starring Phil and the rest of the family. Now loving preserved on digital. 

About Us

Oh, how time flies! Aarchive has been proudly preserving cherished memories for over 50 years. We take pride in bringing these moments back to life and reviving them with a touch of nostalgia.

Why trust us with your cine film?

Over 50 year

Aarchive Films have been working with cine film for over 50 years. We are a family run business who know how precious your memories are.


Super and Standard 8mm can be digital scanned, frame-by-frame, to get the best possible quality from your home movies.

Ready to go

The cine film ends up as a digital format, ready view on a computer or smart digital device, or upload to YouTube or social media.

Cleaning and repair

With over 50 years' experience dealing with cine film, we carry out all repairs and cleaning professionally.

Special Delivery postage

All transfers are sent back via Special Delivery.


Historical Documentaries

Our YouTube Channel

Whether you're a steam enthusiast or just looking to learn more about this magnificent mode of transportation, our documentaries are sure to captivate and inspire you. With stunning visuals and informative narration, we aim to transport you to the era of steam locomotives and give you a glimpse into the rich history of this iconic form of travel. So, why not join us on this incredible journey of discovery and subscribe to our channel today?

From Steam to Stream

Let's take take a journey down memory lane. The unique images of historical Plymouth and the captivating steam railways of Devon and Cornwall instantly ignite a feeling of nostalgia. The team's passion and hard work have given us access to precious glimpses of the past, allowing us to relive moments long gone. It's remarkable how their expert storytelling techniques and impeccable production values have helped capture the essence of the entire South West region.

DVD documentaries