Film Output for Screen Printing | Film Positives

Film Output Services

Get your professionally printed film positives and start burning better quality screens. Using our own waterproof film, RIP software, and Epson printers we can output film with your color separated files. All of our printed film is very dark, dense and the halftone dots are very crisp.

Do you need color separations also? We can do your color seps as well. Check out our color separation services page for more information:

Artwork Requirements

  • Adobe Illustrator (ai, eps or pdf) Image must be to final output size. Each color must be a spot color or 100% black. Any CMYK or RGB colors will print as halftones.
  • Adobe Photoshop (psd, dcs 2.0, tif) Image must be to final output size. File must be at 200dpi or 300dpi, the separated colors must be saved to channels
  • By default we run all spot color half tones at 45 lpi at 22.5 degrees with an Ellipse shape for the halftones. If the you want something else please specify line screen (lpi), frequency and halftone dot shape.
  • All text layers should be rasterized or converted to outlines.

We check the files for potential problems and will notify you if something doesn't look right. But to reduce the chance of an error or a delay in the order please follow the above guidelines. If you're not sure about how to set up the file just send us an email with your art and we'll get right back to you: Contact Us

Acceptable Formats

  • .bmp (Bitmap)
  • .ai (Adobe Illustrator)
  • .psd (Adobe Photoshop)
  • .eps (Encapsulated Postscript)
  • .pdf (Portable Document Format)

Limited Liability: Since Art Files Are Already Separated There is No Digital Proofs Sent. We warrant the product to be free from material defect. If there is an issue with the film you must notify us within 3 working days of receiving the order. We will choose at our discretion to either reprint the product or refund the purchase. We will not give refunds for carrier loss or destruction however we will reprint and ship the order at no additional charge by a carrier of our choice. We will provide expedited shipping at an additional cost if requested. By ordering you agree to hold Learn How To Screen Print harmless from any misprints, lost press time or missed deadlines etc... Our only obligation is to replace or refund the actual purchase price of the film.