International Film Competition

Short films are the pralines of the film world and are perfect to nuance your own personal creative style. At YOUKI, young people up to the age of 27 can present their works to an international audience and a jury consisting of experienced people of the film industry. Both in the cosy atmosphere of the Programmkino Wels and during the festival, you can get to know new things and try yourself out, exchange ideas and have fun.

We want your movies!


max. 20 minutes
up to the age of 27
Deadline: 1st of August 2019

YOUKI - Awards

The three YOUKI Main Awards as well as the Innovative Film Award will be awarded by a selected jury. The Audience Award decides on the votes to be taken in the cinema. In addition, the Regional Award awarded by a jury of students promotes the Upper Austrian film scene. Since 2019, the KiKi Award is awarded to the youngest filmmakers under the age of 13.

  • Main prizes 23-27 years - 1500 €
  • Main prizes 18-22 years - 1100 €
  • Main prizes 13-17 years - 700 €
  • Innovative Film Award - 900 €
  • Audience Award - 500 €
  • Regional Prize - Material Prize (tba)
  • KiKi Prize < 13 years - Material prize (tba)

In addition to the prize money, each award-winning artist receives a specially designed trophy, which is created by annually changing artists during the festival week.

Any questions? Let us know!