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RECORD-BREAKING: MORE SUBMISSIONS THAN EVER

Thank you, thank you, thank you! It already looks like a record-breaking festival year. More films than ever have been submitted for our 16th edition – after the official deadline for submissions on January 4th, the late deadline ended last night and with it the last chance to participate in the...

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WELCOME: NEW TEAM FOR THE Austrian competition

For seven years, the Austrian competition was magnificently built up and established by Alexandra Valent, Franka Giesemann, Michael Reutz and Gregor Hochrieser. Now we are looking forward to a new fabulous team:

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CONGRATS: Austrian Film Award for Bernhard Wenger

Speaking of Austrian films: With Bernhard Wenger's "Excuse Me, I'm looking for the ping-pong room and my girlfriend" one of our last year's competition entries won the Austrian Film Award yesterday evening.

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VIS WINNER NOMINATED FOR THE ACADEMY AWARDS

Three times we were already given the chance to place our Jury Prize winners on the longlist for the Oscars – and for the second time we are thrilled about a nomination: The Canadian film "Fauve" by Jérémy Comte is among the last five candidates for the Academy Award in the category "Live Action...

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