K3 Film Festival
Villach, Austria
4-8 December 2024

Mit dem Fokus auf Friaul-Julisch Venetien (Italien), Kärnten (Österreich) und Slowenien bildet das K3 Film Festival das vielfältige Filmschaffen dieser Regionen ab. Der Branchentreff fördert und ermöglicht Kooperationen, will aber auch die Vorteile und Schönheit dieses Gebietes der internationalen Filmwirtschaft näherbringen. Brücken bauen und Grenzen überwinden, sind neben der Entdeckung und Förderung neuer Talente, die zentralen Anliegen dieses Festivals, welches eine direkte Erfahrung unterschiedlicher Kulturen und einen internationalen Treffpunkt im familiären Rahmen ermöglicht.

With the geographic focus on Friuli-Venezia Giulia (Italy), Carinthia (Austria) and Slovenia the K3 Film Festival offers a unique insight in the film-making of these regions. The industry meeting is aiming to deepen and establish cooperation, next to presenting the advantages and beauty of this area to the international cinematographic sector. Building bridges and crossing borders, finding and pushing new talents are the key objectives of the festival, that offers a lively experience of diverse cultures and a truly international meeting point.

K3 Short Film Award € 1,500.-
K3 Short Film Audience Award € 800.-

K3 Feature Film Award € 5,000.-
The prize money includes € 1,000 in kind from CinePostproduction.

ATTENTION! Before the synopsis of the film, it must be stated what is the connection to the region (director - place of birth, residency or filming location or support by a local institution). Otherwise the entry will not be watched.
1. Works must have been finished after 01.01.2022 or it must be a world premiere.
2. Final screening copies must be subtitled in English.
3. Once the entry is submitted participation cannot be withdrawn.

Overall Rating
  • A film festival of utmost hospitality and highly significant cultural connection. The K3 festival is a cultural melting point of the three regions Italy (Friuli Venezia Giulia), Slovenia and Austria (Carinthia) and offers a variety of interesting films.

    December 2023
  • Davide Salucci

    Wonderful experence, nice films and locations

    December 2023
  • sebastian six

    Nice Small Festival in Austria

    December 2023
  • K3FilmFestival is a special festival, it's amazing, it's welcoming and warm, they're like a family.
    The selection of films is truly incredible, crazy, interesting, unexpected, surprising, moving and beautiful!
    k3 is also essential for networking among filmmakers!

    December 2023
  • Amazing and profesional film festival. The whole expirience for us filmmakers is very important when it comes to film festival and theirs ability to show our movies in proper setting wich they succeeded in every way. Amazing K3 Film Festival !

    December 2022