We are happy to list some of our customers who offer high quality restoration services to broadcasters, archives and film-producers. Currently we have customers in more than 60 countries from all continents. Please understand that we cannot give a full list of all customers.

Prasad / EFX - Chennai, India

Prasad / EFX Magic

Prasad Group is a major player in all services around film & TV in India. Since 2004 Prasad is using DIAMANT-Film Restoration for  their high-quality restoration service. Being one of the most important DIAMANT-Film Restoration users, Prasad can offer high-end restoration in very short time.
Prasad has digitally restored major projects from around the world including 22 Academy Award Winners, 16 Golden Globe Award Winners and more than 32 films nominated for these awards. With a huge team of experienced professionals Prasad EFX is well positioned to handle projects of any magnitude. read more

 ARRI Media, Germany

ARRI Media
As one of the largest Germany's post production facility with headquarters in Munich, ARRI Media provides all creative and technical services at the highest level. The ARRI Media Restoration and Remastering department is a competent partner for high-end digital film restoration of film classics and re-mastering projects and to digitize entire movie collection at affordable and reasonable cost.

NBC Universal - Universal Studios Digital Services, Hollywood

NBC Universal
Universal Studios Digital Services is using the DIAMANT-Film restoration software since 2011. They have got their second system late 2013 and using it mainly for 4K film restoration.

Hiventy / France

Hiventy restores the greatest films of our cinematic heritage, bringing together in one place all the tools necessary for their restoration in the best possible conditions: mechanical repairing of the negatives, image scanning with DFT’s Scanity, sound scanning with Résonnances, 4K calibration on DaVinci Resolve, restoration with DIAMANT-Film Restoration, DCP encoding and return to film with Arrilaser.

Digimage Classics / Le Lab, France

Digimage is using DIAMANT-Film restoration in its digital workflow since 2012.Since the initial investment the team of Digimage has been successfully working on restoration of several feature films in resolutions of 2k and 4k.


Filmoteca de Catalunya, Spain/Catalunya

The well known Filmoteca de Catalunya in Barcelona holds an important collection from the first film days. The collection is important for their stencilled and hand-painted footprints. DIAMANT-Film Restoration is used to restore this valuable collection and make it accessible in a 5 year`s project. They recently (early 2014) finished restoration of an early catalan b/w film from 1909 called Barcelona en tranvia in 6 K ( 6144x4668).
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L'Immagine Ritrovata - Film restoration laboratory, Bologna, Italy


L'Immagine Ritrovata is a highly specialised film restoration laboratory. Today, L'Immagine Ritrovata is an international point of reference in the field, due to its development of methodologies, its constant research work and the vast range of its activities in the restoration of world cinematographic heritage. Since early 2012 they are using a DIAMANT-Film Restoration SUITE.

Imagica, Japan

Imagica Logo

Imagica Lab combines the expertise accumulated over the years in the film industry since their foundation with state-of-the-art digital technology to help archive precious image footage from their customers that ought to be left for future generations.

Studio Hamburg Postproduction GmbH, Hamburg, Germany

Studio Hamburg has been using DIAMANT-Film Restoration since early 2002 for a big restoration job on a German crime series for re-broadcast in TV. In 2003, Studio Hamburg got the order to restore the archive of the Saudi Aramco Oil Company. The archive consists of several 1,000 hours of material, partially uncut and unedited. DIAMANT-Film Restoration is used for the full range of digital restoration (i.e.: de-flicker, stabilisation, de-noise, dust/dirt concealment). In the meantime Studio Hamburg is in operation with three systems and is the first customer who is working with two DIAMANT-Film Restoration Systems with HD Real-time I/O Software.

OMNIMAGO GmbH, Ingelheim, Germany

OMNIMAGO (former: Wagner Taunus Film) in Ingelheim is using DIAMANT-Film Restoration as tool for digital restoration, mainly in HD resolution. Full feature restoration is done as well as correction of selected scenes, depending on the customers needs. One of the most recent important restoration was on "Frauen sind die besseren Diplomaten".

Cinegrell PostFactory, Berlin, Germany

Since 2008 PostFactory has expanded the offer to include film restoration. Constant investments in skilled personnel and technology consistently lead them to further develop themselfes with the industry. In 2018 PostFactory became the first service provider worldwide to own the latest ARRIScanner XT. 6 Avid suites, 1 baselight suite and 1 baselight DCI grading cinema complete the range.

Eclair Studios, Epinay-sur-Seine, France

Eclair is one of the most important post houses in France. After careful evaluation of available restoration products, Eclair did decide to go with DIAMANT-Film Restoration. The first project where DIAMANT-Film Restoration has been used is "The General" (1926, Buster Keaton / Clyde Bruckman). This film has been presented at the Cannes International Film Festival (CANNES CLASSIQUES) in 2004.

FILM SHIFT, Munich, Germany


Among the largest projects of FILM SHIFT is the digitization of the film and video works by filmmaker Harun Farocki (over 90 titles) in cooperation with Deutsche Kinemathek, to be completed for the retrospective in November 2017 in Berlin. Many of the original film negatives were used for multiple film prints, with in consequence heavy traces of usage. DIAMANT-Film Restoration turned out to be the most powerful software for dust removal and repair. FILM SHIFT appreciates the close cooperation with HS-ART and their support, leading to specific adaption of filters in short time if required.

VFI - Vietnam Film Institute


The Vietnam Film Institute originally established in 1979, has started digital film restoration with two DIAMANT-Film Restoration SUITs late 2013. Walter Plaschzug from HS-ART did the onsite training in Hanoi.
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Arvato / Bertelsmann, Gütersloh, Germany

Arvato Services is a fully integrated subsidiary of Bertelsmann AG and is offering a wide range of services.

LaboCine, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

LaboCine has been the first DIAMANT-Film Restoration user in Brazil and is doing high-quality movie-restoration in HD and 2k resolution. read more

Cinegrell, Zürich, Switzerland

Cinegrell is the all-round service provider for your film productions and film restoration.

eyefilm, Amsterdam, Netherlands

The eyefilm filmmuseum in Amsterdam holds one of the most imporant film collections in Europe. In order to provide their film laboratories with indications about proper restoration and to restore fragments in-house, the Filmmuseum did decide for DIAMANT-Film Restoration as a digital restoration tool as early as 2001. The most recent project where DIAMANT-Film Restoration is used is the restoration of the full feature silent movie Beyond the Rocks (Sam Wood, 1922). This film was completely lost and has been found in the archives deposit in 2004.

Cineric, NY, USA

Cineric, Inc. is one of the industry’s finest film restoration and preservation house, fusing traditional photochemical processes with the latest in digital technology. It is also New York’s leading provider of optical effects and blow-ups, scanning, image processing, digital intermediates, and a host of other post-production services. Founded in 1982, the facility has restored and preserved over 1,000 films for such studios as Sony Pictures Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox, Paramount Pictures, The Walt Disney Company, and Universal Pictures, while collaborating on special projects with the Academy Film Archive, Anthology Film Archives, British Film Institute, EYE Film Institute Netherlands, George Eastman House, International Olympic Committee, Museum of Modern Art, New York Public Library, and Whitney Museum of American Art, as well as dozens of university archives, professional sports leagues, and other institutions. Early credits include American Graffiti, Jason and the Argonauts, The Birds, Funny Girl, and The Caine Mutiny.

HongKong Film Archive, HongKong

The Hong Kong Film Archive building is a world-class facility. Five-storey high, its net floor area of 7,200 square meters is structurally divided into two big partitions. One side of the building is dedicated to storage, which has independent air conditioning system with dehumidification and acidic gaseous removal functions.

DiFACTORY / ReKINO, Warsaw, Poland

ReKino focuses on restoration of old films and digital enhancement of moving image. Since 2015 ReKino is using DIAMANT-Fim Restoration for their high-end restoration projects

Centre National de la Cinematographie (CNC), Bois d´Arcy, France

The Archive located nearby Paris decided to build up a digital restoration facility for in-house restoration of fragments and other short films. For this purposes the Archive du Cinema decided for a DIAMANT-Film Restoration installation, that permits automatic processing.

Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft, Berlin, Germany

HTW Berlin is a polytechnical school in Berlin that offers an education class for Restoration; one specific part is photographic as well as digital restoration. DIAMANT-Film Restoration is used at FHTW to educate students and provide restoration feasibility studies. In 2005 HTW will work on a project for the Eisler society, in that students will restore real films during their education.

Indiana University, Bloomington, USA

The Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive (IULMIA) is one of the world’s largest educational film and video collections. The archive contains more than 86,000 items spanning nearly 80 years of film and television production, including many rare and last-remaining copies of influential 20th-century films.

deluxe, USA

Deluxe is the world’s leading video creation to distribution company offering global, end-to-end services and technology. Through unmatched scale, technology and capabilities, Deluxe enables the worldwide market for professionally created video. Deluxe companies like EFILM or StereoD, are long lasting DIAMANT-Film Restoration users.

Park Road Post Production, New Zealand

Park Road Post Production is an internationally renowned purpose-built facility in Wellington, New Zealand.  Award-winning sound and picture finishing, restoration and industry-leading development of digital workflows, Park Road is the complete post production package unlike any other.

National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive, Scotland, UK

The Moving Image Archive was founded in 1976 as one of the first regional public archive in the UK. The Library uses the DIAMANT-Film Restoration suite with powerful computer workstations and render farm to digitally repair damaged and degraded films.

Stereo D, Burbank, USA

Stereo D is the recognized leader in high-quality conversions of 2D theatrical content into stereoscopic 3D imagery. Formed in 2009 and acquired by Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. in 2011, the company works with major motion picture studios, directors, cinematographers, and VFX supervisors to bring their vision of 3D storytelling to the screen. Stereo D has completed work for such films as “Titanic in 3D,” “The Avengers,” “Captain America,” “Jurassic Park 3D,” “Star Trek Into Darkness,” “Pacific Rim,” “Need For Speed,” “Godzilla,” “Hercules,” And “Guardians of the Galaxy,” among many others. The company also provides end-to-end 3D production services on feature films, television productions and commercials.

Fotocinema, Rome, Italy

As a pioneer in the film industry, now also in video and post-production, it combines the experience of the past to the experimentation of future techniques.

FIAF Members using DIAMANT-Film Restoration


The International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) brings together institutions dedicated to rescuing films both as cultural heritage and as historical documents.

FIAF is a collaborative association of the world's leading film archives and many of their members have chosen DIAMANT as their favorite software for digital film restoration.

Among them are:

  • EYE Filmmuseum, Amsterdam,www.filmmuseum.nl
  • British Film Institute (BFI), London,www.bfi.org.uk
  • Filmoteca de Catalunya, Barcelona,cultura.gencat.net/filmo
  • China Film Archive, Beijing, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Jugoslovenska Kinoteka, Beograd,www.kinoteka.org.yu
  • Archives Francaises du Film du Centre National de la Cinematographie (CNC),www.cnc.fr
  • Archivo Audiovisual de Venezuela Biblioteca Nacional, Caracas,www.bnv.bib.ve/archivo.htm
  • Scottish Screen Archive, Glasgow,www.nls.uk/ssa
  • George Eastman House, Rochester,www.eastmanhouse.org
  • Filmoteka Narodowa, Warszawa,www.fn.org.pl
  • Filmarchive Austria, Vienna,www.filmarchiv.at
  • Filmmuseum Austria, Vienna,www.filmmuseum.at
  • Cinemateca Brasileira, Sao Paulo,www.cinemateca.gov.br
  • Korean Film Archive, Seoul,www.koreafilm.or.kr
  • Fundación Cinemateca Nacional, Venezuela, Caracas,www.cinemateca.gob.ve
  • Cineteca Nazional, Italy, Rome,www.snc.it
  • Cineteca Nacional de Chile, Santiago de Chile,www.ccplm.cl
  • UCLA, Los Angels, USA, www.cinema.ucla.edu
  • Cineteca Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Norway Film Institute, Norway
  • Turkish Film and TV Archive, Istanbul, Turkey
  • ANF, National Archive of Romania, Jilava, Romania
  • National Screen and Sound Archive, Australia
  • Vietnam Film Institute, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Bundesarchiv, Germany
  • Tokyo Lab, Tokyo, Japan
  • INA, France
  • Thai Film Archive, Thailand
  • National Archive, Taiwan
  • Danish Film Archive, Denmark
  • Hong Kong Film Archive, Hong Kong
  • Taiwan Film Institute, Taiwan
  • Yayasan Pusat Film, Indonesia
  • Bangladesh Film Archive, Bangladesh
  • Perbadanan Kemajuan Filem Nasional Malaysia (FINAS), Malaysia
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, USA
  • Slovak Film Institute, Slovakia
  • National Archive Singapore, Singapore
  • Centre national de l’audiovisuel Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  • Moroccan Cinematographic Center (CCM), Morocco

About HS-ART

Our DIAMANT-Film Restoration software and DustBuster+ retouching application have become one of the leading high end film restoration solutions on the market.
We are happy to help you integrating restoration services into your workflow or consult you in building up a complete workflow from film scanning via restoration to printing and archiving.

Tel: +43 316 915 998-0 email: office(a)hs-art.com

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