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VIS new partner for European Film Award

Big news to come! Finally we’re allowed to reveal the secret: We’re now officially partner festival of the European Film Academy (EFA) and thus a qualifying festival for the short film category of the European Film Award.

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New Managing Director for the Festival

We are delighted to announce our new managing director beginning with the season 2018/19: Doris Bauer, long-time managing director of the high quality video library “Filmgalerie 8½” and co-founder and director of the open-air cinema “espressofilm”, took over the executive management from Benjamin...

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Main awards for dystopian animation

German animation Ugly triumphs—Online performance Operation Jane Walk named Best Austrian Film—Portuguese film named Best Live-Action Short—First VR Prize goes to Finland—2 Canadian films on Oscar® longlist

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