AV Preservation by reto.ch

If it’s not awesome, we don’t do it.


Black and White China Girl

Black and White China Girl


We are a small, highly skilled moving image conservation and restoration facility based in Switzerland. Our team provides worldwide comprehensive services that encompass the whole range of audio-visual preservation and offers you Swiss quality at a competitive price. We are also actively engaged in a number of relevant national and international professional bodies.

Our Services Include

  • moving image restoration
  • film digitisation for both preservation and access purposes
  • audio-visual files and data transformations
  • consultancy, training and research on audio-visual preservation issues
  • digital archiving service


Patronage of the Arts and the Sciences

  • AMIA, the Association of Moving Image Archivists
  • FIAF, the International Federation of Film Archives
  • the Joint Technical Symposium (JTS) explores the technical issues affecting the long term survival and accessibility of audiovisual collections
  • code4lib, a volunteer-driven collective of hackers, designers, architects, curators, catalogers, artists and instigators from around the world

Training Courses

  • Let’s emulate the sound of colours!, keynote speech at «Sustainable Audiovisual Collections Through Collaboration», Joint Technical Symposium (JTS), 7–9 March 2016 in Singapore [en]
  • Ein Beitrag zur Identifizierung von Schmalfilmen. Gängige, exotische und kuriose Bild- und Tonverfahren, Spring 2016 [de]
  • CLUT Programming, Autumn 2016 [en]
  • Archivierung audiovisueller Dateien, Autumn 2016 [de]