for new Austrian films and videos:
friday, march 17th, 2017
OUT NOW !!!!
INDEX-DVD Nr.45: GUSTAV DEUTSCH – Not Home. Picturing the Foreign
Gustav Deutsch´s remarkable ´Cinema of Places´, including classics like “Eyewitnesses in Foreign Countries” as well as amazing miniatures from the last decade: Tiny masterpieces of observation!
Watch out for it !
We are more than happy to announce the selection of four recent films distributed by sixpackfilm into the official program of Berlinale 2017: As part of the competition section Berlinale Shorts ou may see Lukas Marxt´s & Marcel Odenbach´s Fishing is not done on Tuesdays as well as Rainer Kohlberger´s keep that dream burning, the shortest day, Karø Goldt´s latest video is part of Forum Expanded and Siegfried Fruhauf´s captivating FUDDY DUDDY has been selected into the Filmcritics Week . Brigitta Burger-Utzer and Isabella Reicher from sixpackfilm will be present in Berlin during the festival.
details and schedule
Congratulations to Maria Luz and her team for receiving the “Austrian Film Award 2017” for their FOREST OF ECHOES in the category “Shortfilm”.
Fantastic news: Not only Forest of Echoes awarded short by Maria Luz Olivares Capelle has been invited to Saarbruecken. Also WANNABE the recent short by promising newcomer Jannis Lenz has been invited both into competition of Max Ophühls Festival in Saarbrücken (Medium Length Film) and into the international competition of the reknown short film festival in Clermont-Ferrand. Congratulations !!!
Siegfried Fruhauf’s most recent highly abstract FUDDY DUDDY has been selected into Rotterdam´s Tiger Shorts Competition. TOUTES DIRECTIONS, youngest work by Billy Roisz and Dieter Kovacic will celebrate it´s world premiere, Georg Wasner´s multilayered found-footage essay Accelerando its internationale premiere. Michael Palm´s xaminations about the digital twist in cinema Cinema Futures can be seen as well as Jannis Lenz´ Zero-G and Friedl vom Gröller´s Ulrich Gregor & Heidi Kim at the W Hong Kong Hotel.
We are more than happy and proud !
Fantastic news: Paul Wenninger’s amazing stop-animation about two front-soldiers during WW I Uncanny Valley (co-produced by Films de Force Majeure) was niminated in the first round for the french César 2017, major award by the french filmacademy, in the category “Short Animation”.
Next round in january – we will cross fingers !