THE STANDBY PROGRAM, INC. is a non-profit media arts service organization founded in 1983. Standby’s mission is to foster the creation and preservation of media art work by democratizing access to media technology, providing technical information and consultation, and creating resources which advance the development of the field as a whole.
Standby provides artists and independent makers access to state-of-the-art media services at affordable rates. Standby is an innovative program that allows the arts community access to the resources of the private sector. The program operates out of several top-rated media post-production studios located in New York City. These facilities drastically discount their rates for Standby clients by as much as 25 -85% off list prices.
The Standby Program allows artists and independent producers access to the highest quality post production facilities available.
Film and digital media services include:
- broadcast quality video editing
- color correction
- audio post-production
- 35mm, 16mm & Super-8 processing
- film to tape transfers
- format conversions
- video & audio preservation
- DVD authoring
- technical consultation
ALL SERVICES ARE PER HOUR AND INCLUDE AN EDITOR/OPERATOR
AVID Symphony $100
Final Cut Pro Editing: $100-$150
After Effects $200
AUDIO POST PRODUCTION
Hourly rate $100-$150
ProTools Editing and Mixing
Voice-over, ADR, and foley recording
Sound Effects and Sound Design
CALL for quote
DUPLICATION & CONVERSIONS
Email us with format, length and sources and we’ll send you a quote.
PER TAPE HOUR, STOCK IS ADDITIONAL
1/2″ Open Reel Transfer $200 (1/2 Hr. Minimum)
1″ Video Transfer $150
3/4″, VHS, Hi8, 8mm, Betamax, Beta SP Videotape $100
Visit our PRESERVATION PAGE for more information
FILM PROCESSING & FILM TO TAPE
We are currently working with Colorlab NYC, all our members receive as Standby Rate when working with Colorlab.