The label INDEX was founded in 2004 by sixpackfilm and Medienwerkstatt Wien. Its aim was to make available film & media art for private use and educational purposes. Since 2019 INDEX Edition is run by sixpackfilm.

Similar to a small publishing house for quality literature, INDEX releases and distributes audiovisual publications relevant to the history of international and Austrian film, video and media art. Information about the artists and their production methods as well as analyses of the works are provided in a bilingual German-English booklet. INDEX Edition releases (DVDs, Streaming and Downloads) are available to schools for educational use, as well as university institutes and libraries.