Willlachen.at Comedy, Satire, Film Festival film festival is a viennese film festival. Willlachen.at Comedy, Satire, Film Festival celebrates any type of comedy or satire films.

*Official Selection Laurels
*Category Winner Laurels
*Finalist Laurels
*Overall Winner Laurels
*Overall Winner Certificates
*Overall Winner Prize - goldene Kellerassel

The rules are easy just hop on over to our NEW and EXTREMELY AWESOME website to check them out www.willlachen.at

Certification of Entrant I, the undersigned, acknowledge and agree:
1 . I have read, understated and fully comply with all submission eligibility information, Submission Guidelines, Terms and Conditions of Entry and Entry Eligibility requirements.
2 . To the best of my knowledge, all of the statements in this document are true;
3 . This film or video is not subject to any litigation nor is threatened by any litigation;
4 . I am duly authorized to submit this film to the festival;
5 . I hold FRO-MEDIA / Willlachen.at Comedy, Satire, Film Festival harmless from any damage to the print(s) or tape(s) en route or otherwise during the course of the festival’s possession of the film;
6 . I hold FRO-MEDIA / Willlachen.at Comedy, Satire, Film Festival, its owners, management, juries, subsidiaries, agents, sponsors, affiliates, and etc. harmless from any and all claims of liability resulting from my entry.
7 . I certify that I have full rights to the use of the music in the entered work.
8 . I give permission for FRO-MEDIA / Willlachen.at Comedy, Satire, Film Festival, Film Festival to use stills, titles, copy, and/or information from the film for promotional purposes and allow to let Willlachen.at upload the movie on a Playlist on YouTube for an online audience.
9 . I give permission for FRO-MEDIA / Willlachen.at Comedy, Satire, Film Festival to screen the film at the Festival as well as any Festival presentations, programs, and/or events.

There is NO 'Film Made By' date. We have shown films from as early as the 30's. Please feel free to submit your early work as well as your current.
Films showing nudity are permissible, however sexual penetration will be disqualified.
PLEASE NOTE: We DO NOT pay screening fees. If any screening fee is requested by filmmaker(s), the associated film will be disqualified.

We accept:

All genres
2. All production years
3. All film length up to 500 min.

By submitting to the festival you confirm that you accept all the Rules & Terms.

All content in your film/video must be owned by the filmmaker, or you must have expressed written permission to use for exhibition.

3. The competition is open to professional and nonprofessional filmmakers.

4. Films not in german language must be subtitled with English subtitles.

5. You agree to use parts of your film (including trailer/teaser/film poster/stills) for promotional purpose.

6. Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker.

7. The appropriate entry fee must accompany each entry. This nonrefundable fee covers screening and handling costs, and will not be returned

8. All films can be submitted via FilmFreeway, wetransfer, or other sharing and cloud sharing options.

9. If your film is selected, we reserve the right to use images or videos solely for marketing and promotional purposes for FRO-MEDIA / Willlachen.at Comedy, Satire, Film Festival.

10. If your film/video is selected by the internet Jury for screening you will be informed by email.

11. All winners for the Festival will get the "goldener Ziegelstein Trophy". If the winners cannot take part in the festival the trophy will be sent to their given address. Transport costs free in Austria/Germany.

12. The decisions of the Jury President are final.
We do not accept:

1.Propaganda or Extremist content from religious or political organizations.
2. Films with a poor production standard (bad sound, lack of subtitles/captions for non-german films, video resolution less than 720p HD

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Overall Rating
  • Good communication. Nice guys. I look forward to being part of their festivals when the world is back to normal.

    December 2020
    Response from festival:

    Thank you! Sounds great!

  • Perica Antov

    I am super excited. I won a prize for the worst shortest movie.
    I feel awesome because it is a big Fun Factor. The Online show was amazing. I can recommend submitting there.

    December 2020
    Response from festival:

    Mr. Antov. Thank you! You really deserve the prize for the best worst shortest movie. :)

  • A festival with the courage to know that nothing should be sacred when it comes to comedy or satire. Keep up the outstanding work.

    December 2020
    Response from festival:

    Thank you Julian III. Was a privilege to watch your films!

  • Juergen Josef Goetzmann

    It was a true honor and privilege to be able to contribute to your festival. I watched the award gala on youtube. A great international film festival with a really high level of quality in communication and organization. Thank you also for the photos of the gala and the billboard. Have a healthy and successful new year. I hope to visit you at one of your events. Greetings from Karlsruhe !

    December 2020
    Response from festival:

    Thank you Mr. Goetzmann! The pleasure was on our side! Was a real pleasure to watch your movie! We would love to have the honor to get one of your special chairs :-)

  • Great Communication, very funny and smart people, timoes of plenty in 2021 for the Willachen Comedy & Satire Filmprize. Ciao from Rome.

    December 2020
    Response from festival:

    Mr. Costa. Thanks for your outstanding submission! Great work!