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Associations

AAC
Austrian Association of Cinematographers
Spittelberggasse 3
1070 Wien
Tel/Fax +43 (1) 522 59 33
office@aacamera.org

www.aacamera.org

ADA
Austrian Directors' Association
Spittelberggasse 3
1070 Wien
Tel/Fax +43 (1) 526 97 41-0
office@ada-directors.com

www.ada-directors.com

AEA
Austrian Editors Association               
Stiftgasse 6
1070 Wien
Tel +43 (1) 526 97 41-600
Fax +43 (1) 526 97 41-601
office@editors.at

www.editors.at

DVF
Austrian Filmmakers Association          
Spittelberggasse 3
1070 Wien
Tel +43 (1) 526 97 41-600
Fax +43 (1) 1 526 97 41-601
office@filmschaffende.at

www.filmschaffende.at

 

dok.AT
Austrian Documentary Film Alliance
Barnabitengasse 6/12
1060 Wien
Tel +43 (677) 614 115 09
office@dok.at

www.dok.at

 

filmmakeup - Austrian Association
of Film-Makeup, Hair and SFX Artists
Spittelberggasse 3
1070 Wien
mail@filmmakeup.at

www.filmmakeup.at

 

Verband Filmregie Österreich      
Austrian Directors Guild
c/o Panama Film KG
Geusaugasse 31/4         
1030 Wien
Tel +43 (699) 120 313 18
office@austrian-directors.com

www.austrian-directors.com

 

VÖF
Austrian Filmdesigners Association
Spittelberggasse 3
1070 Wien
Tel/Fax +43 (1) 526 97 41
office@filmdesigners.at

www.filmdesigners.at

   

 

VÖFS
Association of Austrian Actors
Spittelberggasse 3
1070 Wien
Tel/Fax: +43 (1) 522 32 34
office@austrian-actors.com

www.voefs.at

 

VOESD
Association of Austrian Sounddesign
Kaiserstraße 117/10
1070 Wien
Tel +43 (676) 5607443
office@voesd.at

www.voesd.at

 

International Associations

CISAC
Confédération Internationale des Sociétés d'Auteurs
et Compositeurs
www.cisac.org

IDA
International Documentation on Audiovisual Works
www.ida-net.org

SAA
Society of Individual Authors
www.saa-authors.eu

SCAPR
Societies' Council for the Collective
Management of Performers' Rights
www.scapr.org

 

Collecting Societies

AKM
Austrian Collecting Society of authors, composers
and music publishers
Baumannstraße 10
1030 Wien
Tel +43 (5) 0717-0
Fax +43 (5) 0717-19199
service@akm.co.at

www.akm.at

 

AUSTRO MECHANA
Society for the management and exploitation
of mechanical musical copyrights
Baumannstraße 10
1030 Wien
Tel +43 (1) 717 87-0
Fax +43 (1) 712 71 36
office@aume.at

www.akm.at

BILDRECHT
Society for the administration of
visual rights
Burggasse 7-9/6
1070 Wien
Tel +43 (1) 815 26 91
Fax +43 (1) 813 78 35
office@bildrecht.at

www.bildrecht.at

LITERAR MECHANA
Society of Copyrights
Wahrnehmungsgesellschaft
für Urheberrechte GesmbH
Linke Wienzeile 18
1060 Wien
Tel +43 (1) 587 21 61-0
Fax +43 (1) 587 21 61-9
office@literar.at

www.akm.at

LSG
Exercise of ancillary copyrights Society - Performers
Seilerstätte 18-20
1010 Wien
Tel +43 (1) 587 17 92
Fax +43 (1) 587 21 94
office@lsg-interpreten.com

www.lsg.at

ÖSTIG
Austrian Society of Performers
Österreichische Interpretengesellschaft
Seilerstätte 18-20
1010 Wien
Tel +43 (1) 587 17 92
Fax +43 (1) 587 21 94
office@oestig.att

www.oestig.at/oestig

VAM
Collecting society
for audiovisual media
Neubaugasse 25/Stg 1/9
1070 Wien
Tel +43 (1) 526 43 01-0
Fax +43 (1) 526 43 01-13
office@vam.cc

www.vam.cc

VG RUNDFUNK
Collecting Society of Broadcasting
Storchengasse 1/2. Stock, 1150 Wien
Tel +43 (1) 87878-12241
Fax +43 (1) 878 78-2302
office@vg-rundfunk.at

www.vg-rundfunk.at

 

International Collecting Societies

Albania
AKDIE
ALBAUTOR

France
ADAMI
SACD
SCAM

Croatia
HDS ZAMP

Switzerland
SSA
SUISSIMAGE
SWISSPERFORM

Argentina
DAC

Georgia
GCA

Latvia
AKKA/LAA

Slovakia
LITA

 

Azerbaijan
AAS

Greece
SADA

Lithuania
LATGA

Slovenia
AIPA

Australia
ASDACS

UK
DIRECTORS UK
SCREEN CRAFT RIGHTS
LIMITED

Mexico
DIRECTORES S.G.C.

Spain
AISGE
DAMA
SGAE

Belgium
PLAYRIGHT
SACD-SCAM

Ireland
SDGI

Netherlands
NORMA
VEVAM

Czech
Republic
DILIA
OOA-S

Chile
ATN-GESTACH

Italy
NUOVOIMAIE
SIAE

Norway
NORWACO

Ukraine
AuPO CINEMA

Denmark
COPYDAN

Japan
DGJ

Poland
SFP-ZAPA

Hungary
EJI
FILMJUS

Germay
GVL
VGBK

Canada
DGC
DRCC

Portugal
GDA
SPA

USA
DIRECTORS GUILD

Estonia
EAÜ

Colombia
ACTORES

Russia
RUR

 

Finland
KOPIOSTO

 

Sweden
COPYSWEDE

 
       
 

Governmental Agencies

Federal Chancellery
Republic of Austria

Sektion II: Kunst und Kultur Concordiaplatz 2
1010 Wien
Tel +43 (1) 531 15-206860
http://www.kunstkultur.bka.gv.at

Federal Ministry of Justice
Museumstraße 7
1070 Wien
Tel +43 (1) 521 520-0
www.justiz.gv.at

Supervisory authority
for collecting societies
Althanstraße 39-45
1091 Wien
Tel +43 (1) 521 52 32 68
verwges.aufsicht@justiz.gv.at
aufsicht-verwges.justiz.gv.at

 
 

Organizations

AFC – Austrian Film Commission
Stiftgasse 6
1070 Wien
Tel +43 (1) 526 33 23
Fax +43 (1) 526 68 01
office@afc.at

www.afc.at

Akademie des Österreichischen Films
Stiftgasse 25/1
1070 Wien
Tel +43 (1) 890 20 33
Fax +43 (1) 890 20 33-15
office@oesterreichische-filmakademie.at

www.oesterreichische-filmakademie.at

drehbuchFORUM Wien
Vienna Screenwriters Forum
Stiftgasse 6
1070 Wien
Tel +43 (1) 526 85 03
Fax +43 (1) 526 85 03-550
office@drehbuchforum.at

www.drehbuchforum.at

Fachverband der Film-
und Musikindustrie Österreichs

Film and Music Austria (FAMA)
Wiedner Hauptstraße 63
1040 Wien
Tel +43 (5) 90 900-3012
mueller@fama.or.at

www.filmandmusicaustria.at

Fernsehfonds Austria der RTR GmbH
Mariahilfer Strasse 77-79
1060 Wien
Tel +43 (1) 58 058-0
Fax +43 (1) 58 058-91 91
fernsehfonds@rtr.at

www.fernsehfonds.at

Filmarchiv Austria
Obere Augartenstraße 1
1020 Wien
Tel +43 (1) 216 13 00
Fax +43 (1) 216 13 00-100
augarten@filmarchiv.at

www.filmarchiv.at

Filmfonds Wien
Mariahilferstraße 76/1/10
1070 Wien
Tel +43 (1) 526 50 88
Fax +43 (1) 526 50 88-20
office@filmfonds-wien.at

www.filmfonds-wien.at

Forum österreichischer Filmfestivals
Ausstellungsstr. 3/IV
1020 Wien
info@film-festivals.at

www.film-festivals.at

Gewerkschaft für Kunst, Medien, Sport,
Freie Berufe

Sektion Film, Foto, audiovis. Kommunikation
M. Theresien-Straße 11
1090 Wien
Tel +43 (1) 313 16-8300
info@gdg-kmsfb.at

www.avmedien.at

www.gdg-kmsfb.at

Kulturrat Österreich
Gumpendorfer Str. 63b
1060 Wien
contact@kulturrat.at

www.kulturrat.at

ÖFI – Österreichisches Filminstitut
Spittelberggasse 3
1070 Wien
Tel +43 (1) 526 97 30
Fax +43 (1) 526 97 30
office@filminstitut.at

www.filminstitut.at

Österreichisches
Filmmuseum

Augustinerstrasse 1
1010 Wien
Tel +43 (1) 533 70 54
Fax +43 (1) 533 70 54-25
kontakt@filmmuseum.at

www.filmmuseum.at

Verband österr. Filmproduzentinnen
und –produzenten (AAFP) 

Association of Austrian Filmproducers
Millergasse 9/4
1060 Wien
Tel +43 (650) 518 35 90
aafp@austrian-film.com

www.austrian-film.com

Vienna Film Commission
Karl-Farkas-Gasse 18
1030 Wien
Tel +43 (1) 4000 87000
Fax +43 (1) 4000 87003
office@viennafilmcommission.at

www.viennafilmcommission.at

WKO
Wirtschaftskammer Österreich
Wiedner Hauptstraße 63
1040 Wien
Tel +43 (5) 90 900
Tel 0800 221 223
info@wko.at

www.wko.at

 

 

 

 

Festivals and Events

VdFS supports the following film festivals and events:

Austrian Film Festival

The festival of national and international independent film presents carefully selected short, feature-length and documentary films.

Cinema Talks

Cinema Talks is an innovative and young film festival that entered its second round in 2020. Up to 30 national and international short films will be presented - packed into four categories: Social, Extraordinary, Entertainment and Inspiration.

Der neue Heimatfilm

Over the five days of the festival, around 60 national and international feature films, documentaries and short films - including numerous Austrian premieres - invite audiences to approach the ever-topical subject of home from different perspectives and to engage intensively with it.

DIAMETRALE

DIAMETRALE is a platform for (inter)national filmmakers who stand out for their experimental approach and interest in the comic. Following the motto "useless and beautiful", the festival strengthens films that defy common attributions and are resistant thanks to comic, absurd, humorous methods.

dotdotdot

The dotdotdot short film festival spreads a relaxed open air atmosphere in summer. Handpicked short and medium-length films are on the program when the Volkskundemuseum Wien turns into the festival center of dotdotdot.

Ethnocineca - Online Edition

In the Ethnocineca - Online Edition 2020, eight documentary films could be viewed online over eight days. They are Austrian premieres and a curated selection from the originally planned festival program.

Filmverortung Waidhofen

Waidhofen can proudly look back on 100 years of moving film and 81 years of stationary cinema. Film screenings, a performance and an open screen in the film stage offer an overview of the history of film in WY. A project as part of Viertelfestival 2021.

frameout

The Summer Cinema at the MQ invites you to a nice mix of documentaries, feature films, animation, art and short films with free admission, celebrating cinema and digital culture.

FrauenFilmTage

With a program centered around socio-political themes as well as humorous works and films about young women's attitudes to life, the FrauenFilmTage provide exciting insights into the multifaceted world of female filmmaking.

Instant36 - Das Stegreif Filmfestival - Drehwochenende & Screening 

Instant36 is an open festival for film enthusiasts, where participants take on the challenge of making a short film within 36 hours. Fiction, documentary or animation - all forms are allowed. Three weeks after the competition, the screening takes place at ARGE Kultur Salzburg.

Internationales Kinderfilmfestival Wien & Steiermark

The most beautiful films for families, children and young audiences are gathered by the International Children's Film Festival in Vienna, Linz and Styria.

Jüdisches Filmfestival

The Jewish Film Festival Vienna brings Jewish filmmaking to Viennese cinemas and the big screen.

Juvinale

Juvinale is a festival with many faces around young, qualitative film with screenings, workshops, discussions.

KINO WIE NOCH NIE

Consistently analog - in that form of presentation of film that is inseparably linked to the experience of cinema - extraordinary city films from 100 years can be seen at the Augarten and METRO Kinokulturhaus in wonderful 35mm prints made in-house.

K3 Film Festival Villach

The festival K3 understands its eponymous terms "commerce, art, cinema" as an incentive to draw borders in order to cross them at the same time. The core of this cross-border festival is dedicated to the filmmaking of the regions of Carinthia, Friuli-Venezia Giulia and Slovenia.

Linz International Short Film Festival

The festival was founded in 2018 with the aim of supporting young, talented filmmakers in their qualitative work and giving them the opportunity to present their creations in a professional environment.

Mittelamerikanisches Filmfestival Wien

The Central American Film Festival Vienna sees itself as a cultural bridge from Central America to Europe and strives to make this small, yet creative film scene known.

Mountainfilm International Filmfestival Graz

Mountainfilm Graz is Austria's largest genre film festival in the field of mountains and nature. For the festival audience, this results in a wide range of topics, great stories and footage from the most diverse areas of our planet waiting to be discovered.

PARADOXA - Filmfestival am Prameter Badesee

The PARADOXA - Film Festival, which took place for the first time in 2019, consists of a three-day film workshop for children and an open air cinema at the bathing lake open to all. The thematic leitmotif of the festival is the narrative of the monster in the bathing lake.

Poetry Film Festival

Poetry films and literary filmmaking, competitions, readings and performances by local artists as well as surprise guests from abroad are offered by the Poetry Film Festival in Vienna.

Queertactics

The first edition of Queertactics, the new lesbian_queer_feminist film series in Vienna starts under the motto "The world should become more queer and feminine".

/slash Filmfestival

Since 2010, the /slash film festival has been thrilling fans of fantastic film and has become an integral part of the Vienna Film Festival. The film program includes more than 40 Austrian premieres every year.

TRICKY WOMEN / TRICKY REALITIES

Since 2001, Tricky Women has put animated films by women in the annual spotlight, occupying a prominent thematic niche in the international festival landscape.

this human world - International Human Rights Film Festival

The International Human Rights Film Festival is held annually in Vienna under the banner of human rights. High-quality national and international films that deal with socio-political circumstances, problems and challenges in a wide variety of ways bring the worldwide treatment of human rights to the big screen.

UNDOX - Internationales Festival der innovativen Dokumentarfilmkunst

The festival is dedicated to innovative documentary film art. Only films that distinguish themselves through novel approaches and that break new ground in terms of production and narrative methods are honored.

VIENNALE

300 feature films, documentaries and short films - this is Austria's largest international film event, which brings international flair to Vienna and invites its visitors on a cinematic journey of discovery through the cinema of the world.

VIS Vienna Shorts - Online Edition

Short and Good! Vienna Shorts is dedicated to the short format. The program includes short and animated films as well as music videos.

VOLXkino

The traveling film festival plays numerous venues throughout Vienna during the summer months. The film program of the city's oldest open-air cinema includes a wide selection of current, explosive and successful documentaries, short films, music and feature films.

YOUKI

Austria's largest international youth media festival in Wels invites young filmmakers to exciting film screenings and a colorful supporting program. The core of the festival is the International Film Competition, which annually features around 80 short films by young directors between the ages of 10 and 26.

zeitimpuls shortfilm - digital version

Social commitment in short film - that's what zeitimpuls shortfilm stands for! The festival offers a varied program for all age groups and spans a range from the play with fear in terror reporting to visions of democratic dialogue and the basic values of our society, human rights.

2 Days Animation Festival

Since 2005, the festival has been dedicated entirely to animated film. The focus is on the claim to present the genre in its entirety.

 

Initiatives and Events

VdFS supports the following initiatives and events:

Cinema Next
Making young Austrian film and its talents visible. The young talent initiative Cinema Next - Young Cinema from Austria has been dedicated to this since 2011. Happy 10th Birthday!

Diverse Geschichten - Szenische Lesung
Diverse Geschichten is aimed at screenwriters with an intercultural background. It was initiated to provide the best possible dramaturgical and practical support for both up-and-coming talents and professional writers.

DREHÜBUNG l Wien
In addition to offering training and continuing education opportunities, Drehübung l Wien sees itself as a platform, hub and place of exchange for young actors and actresses, where the focus is on content and quality.

EU–Jugendkino #humanrights
The EU Youth Cinema, initiated in the run-up to the last European elections, dedicates its latest edition to the topic of #humanrights. In its current edition, it makes an important contribution to the democratic understanding of human rights and sensitizes young people to diverse aspects around the focus.

EU XXL - Forum und Festival des europäischen Films
A forum for the promotion, mediation and dissemination of European film as well as an interface for the various aspects of film - that is the EU XXL FILM initiative, launched in 2003.

FC Gloria - Frauen Vernetzung Film
FC Gloria was founded in 2010 and is committed to women from various areas of the film industry. The vision is to represent the diversity of society in front of and behind the camera.

ONE WORLD FILMCLUBS
Since fall 2011, young people throughout Austria have independently founded film clubs at regular intervals as part of this initiative and organized numerous film screenings for their peers. The films shown deal with topics such as human rights, equality, the environment and racism.

Schule Friedl Kubelka für unabhängigen Film
The Friedl Kubelka School for Independent Film was founded in 2006. It promotes aspiring filmmakers and offers exchange, teaching and further education with renowned national and international film artists.

Stoffentwicklungsprogramm scriptLAB docu
The goal of scriptLAB docu is to support documentary directors in the early stages of developing material and concepts for feature-length cinema documentaries. The program includes dramaturgical support as well as financial support.

#we_do!
With #we_do!, the Austrian Filmmakers are creating a point of contact and advice against discrimination and unequal treatment, abuse of power, sexual assault and violations of labor law - for everyone working in the Austrian film and television industry.

 

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