AV Preservation by reto.ch

Before and After

This is not a restoration!
Just a different lookup table and a different illuminant applied to the same «raw» data.


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 offer 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

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


The Swiss Film and Video Directory has been updated on the 27th of June 2015.

Current Training Courses

  • Restoration of Moving Image, Hochschule der Künste Bern, 1–4 and 14 December 2015 in Berne [de]
  • Erhaltung von (digitalen) 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]

Patronage of the Arts and the Sciences


If it’s not awesome, we don’t do it.