Inverting video from negative to positive in an NLE

From: Jimi Jones (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Oct 15 2007 - 13:39:25 PDT

Greetings. I have 100' of super 8 negative film that I want to telecine
and make into "positive" video. I'm trying to avoid paying for super 8
prints made and I'm also trying to avoid paying for big-bucks telecine
facilities that can transfer directly from negatives to create a
positive image. I can telecine my negative for free with a colleague's
equipment but this will leave me with "negative video." I'm wondering if
there is something in Final Cut Pro (or another NLE) that can "invert"
this negative video and make it positive, normal-looking video. Any
suggestions on how to accomplish this? Is this even possible? Thank you!

Jimi Jones
Project Coordinator, 
Audiovisual Self-Assessment Program
Conservation Unit
1408 West Gregory Drive
Urbana, IL 61801
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