Active Communications | TRANSFERS & DUPLICATION
Active Communications is a full service media production company located near Boston, MA. Active serves local, regional, and national markets, focusing on corporate, broadcast, web and film projects. We offers a wide variety of services ranging from HD video production and post production to digital photography and event support. We have developed thousands of creative, cost effective projects for a national and international clientele. We also work with individuals in the local community on personal projects or events. Typical projects include: Web and Streaming Video, Marketing Projects, Commercial Messaging, Broadcast Field Production, Events, Meetings, and Conferences, Short and Feature Length Films, Educational and Training Video, Documentaries, Personal Media Projects. With over 30 years of experience in the communications industry and a large array of resources, Active Communications is well prepared to meet your needs. We look forward to partnering with you or your organization on your next project!
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Transfers. We can transfer between most current and legacy video formats. Source formats that we transfer include:


  • HDV
  • DV, DVCAM (DV or miniDV cassettes)
  • BetaCAM, BetaCAM SP
  • UMatic (3/4″)
  • 1″
  • 8mm, Digital 8, Hi 8
  • Betamax
  • Film (8mm, 16mm)
  • Other formats by request


We can transfer from these sources to another tape or file format or to DVD. Other services include audio transfers (Audio Tapes, CDs, digital audio files – .wav, .mp3, etc.) and scanning of print photographs to digital stills.


Foreign Format Conversion.  Active can convert between most USA video formats (NTSC) to/from some foreign formats (PAL, SECAM).


Contact us for more information.



We offer both short run (less than 50) and large quantity (500+) CD and DVD duplication and replication services.


We also author DVDs and design artwork for disc face labels and wraps.


Please contact us for a quote.