Where to process your film (part 2:Hà Nội)

Where to process your film (part 2:Hà Nội)

Hà Nội

Following our first guide of labs in Sài Gòn, we continue to where to process your film. Today we make a stop in the capital city of Viet Nam: Hà Nội. Here you will find all the services you need for your films: from C41 to E6 and ECN-2.

AEG Lab

Adresses: – 16 Phố Mai Động, Mai Động, Quạn Hoàng Mai, Hà Nội (lab)

While all the films are processed in the lab, you can also drop your film at these places:
– 3B Ngõ Bảo Khánh,Hàng Trống, Quạn Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội
– Kelo MaR: Ngách 1/46 Phạm Ngọc Thạch, Trung Tự, Đống Đa, Hà Nội,

Contact: Facebook: AEG Lab, Phone :098 824 85 18

Schedules: 08:00 – 22:00

Developping and scanning services

AEG Lab offers a quick service for processing and scanning of almost everything you need.

  • C41
    • 35mm & 120: 35 000 vnđ/roll
  • Black & white
    • 35mm & 120: 50 000 vnđ/roll
  • ECN2 (Motion picture film)
    • 35mm : 50 000 vnđ/roll

If you need only the processing or the scanning it will only 20 000 vnđ/roll, no matter the format. However, if you need is a high-resolution scan, don’t hesitate to ask the team, they can do it for you (Jpeg or BMP).

Waiting time

As almost all labs in Viet Nam, AEG Lab will process your films within the day.

Film keeping

The negatives are kept for a month while the negatives will be kept on a Drive for a week.

X-Lab

Adresses: – Số 33 ngõ 36 Hoàng Ngọc Phách, Đống Đa, Hà Nội
– Số 60 ngõ Thổ Quan, Khâm Thiên, Hà Nội

Contact: Facebook: X-Lab, Instagram: Xlabvn
Phone :09 1900 5911 – 09 2286 0131

Schedules: 07:00 – 22:00

Developping and scanning services

At X-Lab you basically can get processed all the range of films that are still on the market nowadays from 35mm to large format and C41 to ECN2.

  • C41
    • 35mm: 30 000 vnđ/roll
    • 120: 40 000 vnđ/roll
  • Black & white
    • 35mm: 55 000 vnđ/roll
    • 120: 65 000 vnđ/roll
  • ECN2
    • 35mm : 60 000 vnđ/roll
  • E6
    • 35mm & 120: 210 000 vnđ/roll

They also offer the processing and scanning for large format negatives, the price starts at 200 000 vnđ/roll.

Waiting time

At X-Lab, your rolls are processed within the days, don’t expect to wait more than 24 hours to get the results of your roll!

Film keeping

The team of X-Lab will keep your scans for 6 months on a Drive but 3 months for your negatives !

Croplab

Adresses: No.102A3, 72 Nguyễn Chí Thanh, Quạn Đống Đa , Hà Nội
108D3, 215 Tô Hiệu, Quạn Cầu Giấy, Hà Nội

Contact: Facebook: Croplab Hà Nội, Instagram: Croplab, phone: 090 454 68 84

Schedules: 09:00 – 20:00

Developping and scanning services

At Croplab Hà Nội, like in Sài Gòn you can get all the kind of film processed: color negative, black & white, slides and even motion picture films. The price varies depending on the type of film, the format and the desired scan. Here are the prices for developping and scanning:

  • C41 (color negative film)
    • 35mm: 30 000 vnđ/roll
    • 120: 40 000 vnđ/roll
  • Black & white
    • 35mm & 120: 60 000 vnđ/roll
  • E-6 (slide film)
    • 35mm & 120: 170 000 vnđ/roll
  • ECN2 (Motion picture film)
    • 35mm & 120: 60 000 vnđ/roll

The prices above include a basic scan of 2600 x 3900 pixels for 35mm rolls and 3600 x 4800 (6×45) & 3600 x 5400 (6×9) for 120 rolls. If you want they offer a service for high-resolution scan for 10 000 vnđ/roll of 35mm. Moreover, there is an option for RAW files (.bmp) for another 10 000 vnđ.

Waiting time

Usually you can expect them to process your film and scan it in few hours. You will receive the scans on the same day if you drop them in the morning or the next day if you drop them later. The delays are a bit longer for other processes. Even though they process ECN2 and E6 rolls, the rolls will be sent to Sài Gòn.

  • ECN2 :~ 1 week
  • B&W : ~ 1 week
  • E6: ~ 2 weeks

Film keeping

Like the Sài Gòn lab, this branche will keep your negatives for 3 months. Don’t forget to get them back and take care of your negatives. The scans will be send to you via Google Drive and will be kept for a lifetime on the platform.

Lab 36+

Adress: Khu nhà Pháp cổ, Số 1B Lê Phụng Hiểu, Quạn Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội

Contact: Facebook: Lab 36+, Phone: 090 219 61 10

Schedules: 08:00 – 22:30

Developping and scanning services

As most labs in Viet Nam, Lab 36+ can process most of the film you could possibly find. It includes slides, color negative films and black & white.

  • C41 (color negative film)
    • 35mm: 30 000 vnđ/roll
    • 120: 40 000 vnđ/roll
  • Black & white
    • 35mm: 55 000 vnđ/roll
    • 120: 65 000 vnđ/roll
  • E6
    • 35mm and 120: 170 000 vnđ/roll

Waiting time

Lab 36+ process your film in one working day. If you drop your films early enough you will get them the same day, if not the very next day.

If you know a place that process films that is not listed in this article, don’t hesitate to drop us a line, we will add it as soon as possible.

The third and last article of this series will soon be published. It will show you where to process your films if you’re not living in the two biggest cities of this country. Stay tuned !

Grain Viet Nam

Grain Viet Nam

Born and raised in France, living in Viet Nam for the last 3 years. Silver halide is running in my blood. I'm the guardian of this collaborative film photography space.

3 thoughts on “Where to process your film (part 2:Hà Nội)

  1. Yup Nadar is my go-to-place. Also Watanabe is a place where you can drop your film rolls. Thanks for this overview, it’s really helpful!

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