The 2022 edition of Vienna Shorts Film Festival started on May 25th and ended on 30th. Vienna Shorts is qualifying for Academy Awards, Austrian Film Award, BAFTA, the European Film Award.

Winners were announced and we’re going to see them soon, with link to the articles by Vienna Shorts’ website. Know that Vienna Short is not finished: the online part of the festival will be available until June 30th!

Music Videos

Austrian Music Video Award
Make Me Cry, song by On Bell, director Matthew Gerges

Special Mention
Borders by Nenda Neururer (aka Nenda)

International Documentary and Fiction

Main Prize
And Then They Burn The Sea by Majid Al-Remaihi

Jury Prize
Goodbye Jérôme by Chloé Farr, Gabrielle Seinet, Adam Sillard

Honorable Mention
How Do You Measure a Year? by Jay Rosenblatt

AA Animation Avantgarde

Best Film
Bird in the Peninsula by Atsushi Wada

Jury Prize
Doom Cruise by Hannah Stragholz, Simon Steinhorst

Honorable Mention
Impossible Figures and Other Stories I by Marta Pajek

Best Female Director

Elfi Dassanowsky Prize as the best female director
Zou Jing for Lili Alone

Social Responsibility Award

Social Responsibility Award
Invisible Hands by Lia Sudermann, Simon Nagy

Öw Austrian Competition

Austrian Short Film (Academy Award qualification, European Film Award qualification, Austrian Film Award)
Will My Parents Come To See Me by Mo Harawe

Jury Prize
In The Upper Room by Alexander Gratzer

Honorable Mention
Hollywood by Leni Gruber and Alex Reinberg

Youth Jury Prize
Breeze by Anna Lehner

ORF.at Audience Award
Invisible Hands by Lia Sudermann, Simon Nagy