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27.5.–
1.6.2021

ÖW Austrian Competition

The tradition of short films in Austria is of course a long and venerable one, but for decades it has stood out — even in the noisy European landscape — as a place where challenging experimentation and bold originality are not just tolerated but actively promoted and supported (and forever may this be the case!).” (Neil Young)

KEY FACTS

To be awarded: Austrian Short Film Award € 3,000, donated by VdFS & € 2,000 postproduction voucher, donated by viennaFX & Blautöne

Jury Prize € 2,000, donated by VAM & € 1,000 postproduction voucher, donated by viennaFX & Blautöne

To be awarded across competitions: Elfi Dassanowsky Award for the best female director € 1,000, donated by the Elfi Dassanowsky Foundation Awarded films are eligible for: Academy Awards®, European Film Awards and Austrian Film Awards

The image of the selection is from the film Comrade Tito, I Inherit”.

Preselection

Bojana Bregar, Daniel Ebner, Clara Schermer, Neil Young

Selection

Bojana Bregar, Daniel Ebner, Clara Schermer, Neil Young

Head of Selection

Neil Young

ÖW Austrian Competition