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

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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
  • Maurice Huvelin

    Dear Willachen Comedy & Satire Filmprize's Team and jury,
    It was such a great honor to have my TUTOPIQUE's #FOLAMOUR, #BLOP, #FONDU and #POLITIC awarded at your prestigious Viennese film festival 2022. I'm so proud and very happy that you enjoy my work. Thank you very very very very much.
    Congrats to all other filmmakers. Warm regards and slapstick greetings.

    January 2023
  • Jasna Lovrec

    Very cool and fun festival! The organizers are nice, supportive and enthusiastic people. This was my first submission to some film festival and I was really delighted to be awarded. I recommend the festival to everyone with satirical films and short videos.

    December 2022
  • Great festival, very different and special. Bunch of funny, crazy people:))
    You wish to go on the drink with them on Friday evening and get drunk :))
    Keep going guys!

    December 2022
    Response from festival:

    Hey Pal. Thank you!

  • steve chappell

    Great communication, great organization, great festival! I would recommend that all filmmakers submit to this one!

    January 2022
  • Gavin Irvine

    Delighted to have been part of the festival. Will definitely enter again and would love to attend as it looks a lot of fun 😀 x

    January 2022