Tag "Vienna"

VIS NATIONAL COMPETITION: Heat/Wind

Do you know those moments when you have a feeling that something is going on and you don’t know what it is? Or, how would it feel to be in someone else’s shoes? Films have a power to immerse a

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VIS – ZubrOFFka: Generations. At the Crossroads

Trust, the elusive theme breezing in here and there at various VIS film programmes, is transformed by a selection of five top films in cooperation with the Polish film festival ZubrOFFka and is presented as a sometimes misguided instinct of

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VIS NATIONAL COMPETITION: Stage/Lights

The second bunch of the national selection has presented four films under the title Stage/Lights. Hence, according to the programmers, the main motivation of the protagonists would be the fostering of their image among family, friends, as well as the

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VIS FICTION & DOCUMENTARY: The Origin of the World

The Cult of the Form Walking around Vienna on 2nd of June of the year 2017, a random image appears: a gay couple kissing at the Landstraße U-Bahn station. Their love seems desperate, strong and audacious. One of them is

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VIS ANIMATION AVANTGARDE: The Medium

The first section of this year’s Animation Avantgarde competition at Vienna Shorts deals with media and their shapes, qualities and inherent manipulability. But since media represent only one third of artistic and communication processes, the films also tackle themes of

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VIS FICTION & DOCUMENTARY: You’ll Never Walk Alone

It is not clear if You’ll Never Walk Alone, the title of the first block of shorts for the Fiction & Documentary section of VIS, is a dark, cynical and somewhat cruel perspective on the world and the human race,

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VIS 2017 Festival Preview

TRUST US! The 14th edition of VIS Vienna Shorts, taking place June 1-6, will present 347 short films, consolidated into 45 programmes. The core of the festival is the competition with altogether 100 short films and videos, divided into four

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Nisimazine VIS 2017 Open Call

We’re happy to announce the second VIS Nisimazine workshop! It will take place during VIS Vienna Shorts in Vienna, Austria from June 1 to 6. The largest short film festival in Central Europe, VIS Vienna Shorts is also Austria’s first “Academy Qualifying

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VIS – Vienna Independent Shorts Daily 4

Power/Games – National Competition What are you waiting for? by Vanessa Scharrer The sum of the first National Competition block was much wilder then the individual films, although they featured a woman on the hunt for a something that would

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VIS – Vienna Independent Shorts Daily 3

Profile: Anouq de Clercq Between Shadow and Light by Vanessa Scharrer For the visual design of its motto “Fear Is Not an Option”, VIS chose a still from the film Building by Anouk de Clercq, and the Belgian experimental artist has received a tribute

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