Help @RetroWDW restore two rare 16mm WDW films in High Definition

By now you are probably familiar with what we have been doing here at RetroDisneyWorld.com - aside from the podcast, the t-shirts and photos....Todd has been busy restoring a variety of 8mm WDW home movies  - Some of these are his own personal home movies and others were eBay finds. Additionally Brian has been scouring local flea markets and garage sales and the hunt has paid off, a number of fantastic films were purchased, digitally transferred and then restored - and we have more coming! (Visit us on Vimeo to see all of our restored films: http://www.vimeo.com/retrowdw/) The cost of this process to this point has been minimal, it does add up, but it has been manageable.

Recently we were able to procure two very special 16mm WDW films; these are not home movies, but professional productions that we would like to restore and share with the world. Together they have a runtime of over one hour, include sound and from our research there are no existing High-Definition digital prints of either of these films anywhere. We have seen a few horrid grainy VHS transfers, but they are just that, abysmal and nearly unwatchable. Because we want to have these films scanned and digitally transferred with the best possible technology the cost of this process is beyound our current budget - this is where we need your help.

We've setup a support us page at Patreon, while similar to Kickstarter or Indigoog, Patreon is crowdfunding that is geared towards those producing media. Your support will not be left un-noticed, not only will you get to view the restored films before the general public but we've got some additional rewards for helping us out:

Pledge $5+ Personal thank you on the RetroDisneyWorld Podcast!
Pledge $15+ One year of advanced access to all restored films and a personal thank you on the RetroDisneyWorld Podcast!
Pledge $25+ One year of advanced access to all restored films and the RetroDisneyWorld Podcast, and a personal thank you on the RetroDisneyWorld Podcast!
Pledge $50+ 3D Printed EPCOT Center Logo Coaster, and one year of advanced access to all restored films and the RetroDisneyWorld Podcast, and a personal thank you on the RetroDisneyWorld Podcast!
Pledge $250+ 3D Printed EPCOT Center Coaster Set - 10 coasters in all - and one year of advanced access to all restored films and the RetroDisneyWorld Podcast, and a personal thank you on the RetroDisneyWorld Podcast!
Stretch Goal - If we raise more than our goal we will restore a 3rd 16mm film as well!

We respect the fact that not everyone can support this endeavor, but we thank all for their continued support not only with this project, but with our podcast and RetroDisneyWorld.com

If you can, please support us at https://www.patreon.com/retrowdw

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Are the coasters the rounded/shaped kind as previously posted, or the square kind posted just below that?

Todd

They will be the round ones, NOT the square ones.

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