“Zone 33“ is centrally located in Bern. The studio is easily accessible to public transport and within walking distance of the main railway station.

Equipped with the latest technology, the spacious facilities feature all professional sound recording possibilities, including:

  • DCP Digital Cinema Package 5.1
  • Documentary film soundtracks
  • Television voice-overs
  • Radio spots
  • Audio tour and museum guides
  • Audiobooks
  • Podcasts
  • PowerPoint Presentations

The force behind Zone 33 is Rolf Büttikofer. Starting as a musician, he quickly embraced the entire audio scene from production to sound mixing. On film shoots, he is a leading boom operator, has mastered the complexities of location recordings and is responsible for corporate and industrial film soundtracks. Zone 33 is your one-stop studio.

Drop by, have a look for yourself! Welcome to the Zone!

  • Surround Sound 5.1 respecting THX standards, dimensions 8m x 6m x 4m
  • Mixing desk Avid ICON D-Command, 24 physical faders, up to 256 tracks
  • Computer MacPro with ProTools 10 HDX
  • Screen 5m x 2.5m
  • Projection room
  • Speaker booth, microphones Neumann U87

Over the years, Zone 33 has been an essential partner in many major and smaller projects: Der Imker (The Beekeeper) by Mano Khalil, winner of the Solothurn Film Prize, 2013, the Tatort series for Swiss Television, many other TV productions and audio guides for Texetera, to name just a few.


We are at the core of a network of professionals. They include voice-over talent in many languages, production and post-production experts in the film and television sectors and technical specialists for encoding, DCP, transcoding and other essential activities.

Our narration booth features high-end microphones and optimal acoustics. Audio backup is provided by an extensive sound archive, large music library and range of audio effects all designed to enhance the impact of the visual scenes in production.

The large screen and cinema-like auditorium contribute to a relaxed work atmosphere and make it possible to control the project at all times – from the sound recording to the final mix.