Current Price List

digitisation

4K/UHD workflow:

  • scanning of all current film gauges
  • format conversion
  • optical sound extraction at 96 kHz
    (comopt, mono or stereo)
 
30
10
10
 
per minute
per minute
per minute

2K/HD workflow:

  • scanning of all current film gauges
  • format conversion
  • optical sound extraction at 48 kHz
    (comopt, mono or stereo)
 
15
5
5
 
per minute
per minute
per minute
access

files and data transformations, including:

  • demultiplex, decode, filter, encode, multiplex
 
120
 
per hour

grading

160per hour
  • 4K DCP encoding (2D)
  • 2K DCP encoding (2D)
  • add VF to OV
800
400
100
per package
per package
per VF
archiving

back-up onto LTO with LTFS:

  • digital archive onto LTO-8
  • digital archive onto LTO-7
  • digital archive onto LTO-6
 
1 400
750
400
 
per cartridge
per cartridge
per cartridge

data migration with file format maintenance:

  • container modification
  • codec modification
 
0.05
0.50
 
per GB
per GB

data and files archive service

0.20per GB & year
restoration
  • film inspection
  • film cleaning
  • perforation and splices repair
80per hour

digital image restoration

160per hour

data archaeology and data wrangling

160per hour
conservation
  • environmental monitoring
  • collection surveying and assessment
  • disaster recovery
80per hour

consultancy on audio-visual preservation issues, including:

  • staff training
  • developing policies and procedures
  • risk assessment and disaster planning
  • vault design
 
120
 
per hour

Other preservation services on request.

General Conditions

  • The currency is CHF.
  • All prices are VAT exclusive and EXW Préverenges (near Lausanne), Switzerland.
  • A 25% discount is offered for full-day work.
  • Our shipping costs are added.
  • Our own travel, board and lodging expenses are added, as well as any visa and other fees. For any flight segment which is longer than three hours on a plane, we will require a business class ticket. The travel time is added to the work time, as well as any quarantine.
  • The minimum invoiced amount is CHF 100, the minimum invoiced work time is 15 min and the minimum invoiced film length is 5 min.
  • All relations with AV Preservation by reto.ch Sàrl are governed by Swiss law only. The place of performance and the exclusive place of jurisdiction for any litigation shall be at our headquarters.
  • This price list is valid from April 2020.

2021-04-01