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Programme Overview

The 13th edition of VIS Vienna Independent Shorts starts on May 25: The entire programme is published on our website and promises, in keeping with the motto FEAR IS NOT AN OPTION, an argosy of highlights.

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Peter Millard created VIS trailer 2016

Peter Millard has a sure sense for absurdity. He strikes a chord by childish-seeming drawings and chaotic and humorous explosive outbursts. He created the trailer for VIS 2016.

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Zebra Katz & Leila live at METRO

A Concert, performance, and spectacle: New York rapper Zebra Katz and Warp Records DJ, Leila, take the stage and and deliver an extraordinary gig. The Austrian filmmaker Florian Pochlatko aka Nervousbreakdown Kollektiv is...

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70th Birthday Tribute to Bill Plympton

VIS once again welcomes an international guest star: Bill Plympton is one of the most famous animation filmmakers worldwide. VIS dedicates a spotlight to the US-American artist, who celebrates his 70th birthday on April 30.

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28 Music Videos at Screensessions

This year's selection for the International and the National Music Video Competition, that run together under the label "Screensessions" since 2013 as a pinnacle in the festival context, convenes 28 top-class videos from a range...

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28 films in Fiction & Documentary

The international competition shows a vibrant and eager mixture of narratives and short documentaries, that experiment with new cinematic form. 28 films from 20 countries have been selected.

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40 films in Animation Avantgarde

The international competition Animation Avantgarde presents 40 innovative, uncompromising and self-reflective animation and experimental films from 18 different countries.

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