AV Preservation by reto.ch

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

Season’s Greetings

Our facility in Écublens (Lausanne) will be closed from 12 December 2015 to 3 January 2016.


Current Training Courses

  • Conservation and Restoration of Moving Image, Hochschule der Künste Bern, 1–4 and 14 December 2015 in Berne [de]
  • Erhaltung von audiovisuellen Dateien in der Praxis, in collaboration with Lichtspiel and Memoriav, 9 December 2015 in Berne [de]
  • Conservation and Restoration of Moving Image, Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, 16–18 December 2015 in Vienna, Austria [de]
  • Es kommt nicht nur auf die Auflösung an! Dateiformate für Film und Video, 17 Decembre 2015 in Vienna, Austria [de]

Patronage of the Arts and the Sciences

  • AMIA, the Association of Moving Image Archivists
  • FIAF, the International Federation of Film Archives
  • Notfilm, a kino-essay by Ross Lipman


If it’s not awesome, we don’t do it.