AV Preservation by reto.ch

If it’s not awesome, we don’t do it.

 

Création de la Serpentine

A stencil-coloured print of
Création de la Serpentine by Segundo de Chomón,
Pathé Frères, France 1908
(Courtesy by Österreichisches Filmmuseum, the Austrian Film Museum)

 

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 have a particular commitment to the dissemination of audio-visual conservation and restoration techniques, and we support open-source projects which we believe are beneficial for the archival community. We are actively engaged in a number of relevant national and international professional bodies. We are running the Swiss Film and Video Directory.

Our Services Include

  • film digitisation for both preservation and access purposes
  • moving image restoration
  • audio-visual files and data transformation
  • data migration with file format maintenance
  • digital archiving service
  • consultancy, training and research on audio-visual preservation issues

News

Training

Patronage of the Arts and the Sciences

  • AMIA, the Association of Moving Image Archivists
  • FIAF, the International Federation of Film Archives
  • IASA, the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives
  • SEAPAVAA, the SouthEast Asia-Pacific AudioVisual Archive Association
  • Radicals (= «Orphan Film Symposium») at Österreichisches Fimmuseum in Vienna, Austria, on 6–8 June 2019
  • Initializing Initiatives (= «No Time to Wait 4») at the Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives in Budapest, Hungary, on 4–6 December 2019
  • «Film Preservation and Restoration Workshop India» in Hyderabad, India, on 8–15 December 2019

Publications

Tweets


2019–11–16