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VIS films running for the Oscars cause a stir

A few weeks ago three VIS films qualified for the Oscars - and those which received Jury Awards are currently causing a stir. Most attention is being given to David OReilly’s animated short Everything as this could be the first...

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Film critics views of VIS 2017

The European cinema network Nisi Masa has hosted a comprehensive film criticism workshop during VIS for the second time - with great success, as the magazine proves.

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VENTIL wins Austrian Music Video Award

The band VENTIL, founded by Peter Kutin and Florian Kindlinger, won the Austrian Music Video Award 2017 with "Bulletproof" on Saturday. Kutin and Kindlinger merge techno, industrial and avant-garde influences and use the audio...

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Alexander Gratzer wins Prix très chic

The coveted Prix Très Chic pour le Film le Plus Extraordinaire was awarded to the film with the most absurd humour: The animation artist Alexander Gratzer (AT) got to take home the first trophy of VIS 2017 for “Im Wohnzimmer / In...

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If now not now, when?

If now not now, when? For those who can't get enough of VIS Vienna shorts, VIS NOW offers the full, up to date package. Here, we don't only blog but also film, text, photograph and capture.

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The festival programme is online

With just 15 days to go until the festival, this year’s programme is now online: all the films, as well as a detailed prologue and a clear timetable.

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