To all young filmmakers, enthusiastic collectives, creative individuals, adventurous newcomers and young media experts: WE WANT YOUR MOVIES!

Till the 1st of June you can submit your movies for the YOUKI 2022 International Film Competition. Provided you are under 27 and your film is no longer than 20 minutes.


Deadline: June 1st, 2022
Maximum film length: 20 min.
Maximum age: 27 when the film was finished / average age if the film was made by a group of people (school class, workshop ect.)

You can submit via Filmfreeway at the following link:

PASSWORD for submission: SURVIVE2022

Seeking to be an international festival that wants to give young people a platform, YOUKI emphasises the great importance of creating a diverse program that does not want to set any limits to creativity and broadness of experience! Therefore, there are no requirements regarding formal and aesthetic criteria - only length (max. 20min) and age of the filmmakers (max. 27 years at completion) are decisive for the submission.

From all submissions, a competition programme consisting of approx. 60 films will be shown during the festival week. Six awards will be given.

Main Award 23 - 27 years – 1500 Euros
Main Award 18 - 22 years – 1100 Euros
Main Award 13 - 17 years – 700 Euros
Innovative Film Award – 800 Euros
Audience Award – 600 Euro
Austrian Award – 400 Euros

>> You can find more about the awards and the film competition here!