Author: Adam Welsh

Scansmiths – Orville Peck – Queen of the Rodeo

Orville Peck is a country musician based in Canada. He has been widely remarked upon for his tendency to wear a fringed Lone Ranger mask and has never shown his face. He released his debut album Pony in 2019 We were asked to be involved in the project to make the “Queen of the Rodeo” […]

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Scansmiths – Jamiroquai – Virtual Insanity

Scansmiths are proud to have re-scanned in 4k “Virtual Insanity” is a song by British funkband Jamiroquai. It was released as the second single from their third studio album, Travelling Without Moving(1996), on 19 August 1996. The song’s award-winning music videowas released in September 1996. “Virtual Insanity” was a number-one hit in Iceland and reached […]

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Scansmiths – Dead or Alive – You Spin Me Round

Another iconic Music Video for us to have the pleasure to re-master to a 4k archive digital version. You Spin Me Around is a song by British band Dead or Alive on their 1985 album Youthquake Released as a single in 1984, it reached no. 1 in the UK in March 1985, taking 17 weeks to […]

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Scansmiths – The Clash at Shea Stadium

It was an honour to be offered the chance to attempt to recover the film footage of the Iconic band from the 80’s The Clash. The footage featured never before seen interaction between the band and Martin Scorcese during the cameo they had in the movie The King of Comedy in 1983. The main footage […]

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Scansmiths – The Iron Village Documentary

Our client a serial film collector who has around 1000 reels of film ranging from documentaries to features, the collection comprises of 16mm & 35mm prints. They purchased ’The Iron Village’ a documentary about the lives of sailors on the HMS Ark Royal from a fellow collector who is slowly selling their collection. they usually […]

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ScanSmiths – George Michael – A Different Corner

We have again been commissioned to scan some truly extraordinary footage from the George Michael library, released in 1986. The film is unique in that it was shot entirely on Kodak Negative Black and White 5231 stock which was used on the Oscar winning movies “Schindlers List” and “Raging Bull” the stock produced a stunning […]

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Scansmiths – George Michael – Careless Whisper

To commemorate 25 years since the releases of Careless Whisper ScanSmiths were asked to re-scan the rushes for the music video from the original camera negative to produce a brand new 4k master. The 35mm Negative film was beautiful and compared to the original SD reference videos and any online streaming versions the quality was […]

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Scansmiths – Primal Scream – Various

We are happy to have had the pleasure to scan a collection of Primal Scream music video hits last month, the footage looked great although it was a mix of 16 and 35mm, thankfully mostly negative material in good condition. We scanned the footage ready for high end re-mastering to provide a 4k version of […]

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ScanSmiths – Eurythmics – Various

We are pleased to announce our collaboration with the Sony Music Group for the film scanning of a collection of film based assets from The Eurythmics and Annie Lennox collections. The footage came to us in both 16 and 35mm formats and was made up of the rushes of the many music video shoots they […]

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