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28 Music Videos at Screensessions

This year's selection for the International and the National Music Video Competition, that run together under the label "Screensessions" since 2013 as a pinnacle in the festival context, convenes 28 top-class videos from a range...

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28 films in Fiction & Documentary

The international competition shows a vibrant and eager mixture of narratives and short documentaries, that experiment with new cinematic form. 28 films from 20 countries have been selected.

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40 films in Animation Avantgarde

The international competition Animation Avantgarde presents 40 innovative, uncompromising and self-reflective animation and experimental films from 18 different countries.

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Go short starts triangle programme 2016

The start of Go Short in Holland this week marks the beginning of the 4th festival triangle in a row- this year's VIS theme: “Fear is not an Option.” Our third festival partner is the canadian Festival du Nouveau Cinema. The...

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18 films in National Competition

18 films have been selected for this year's Austrian Competition. Of the 350 submitted films, seven short films, four short documentaries, an animation, and six experimental works will be shown at this year's festival.

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New artwork for VIS 2016

It's 4 months to go until the 13th edition of VIS Vienna Independent Shorts – and we proudly present the new artwork for VIS 2016. Our graphic designer Benjamin Hammerschick did a great job in interaction with a beautiful film...

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