The film festival – facts and figures

years Film Festival
first opened
Musical productions
Festival days

Our offer

33rd Film Festival on Vienna’s Rathausplatz

  • 65 days of culture, enjoyment and summer vibes with free entry

  • Musical summer of anniversaries with a programme of superlatives

  • Attractive mix of classical music and popular productions (pop, rock, jazz) in outstanding quality

  • Unique event concept consisting of an open air cinema and a gastronomy area

  • Gastronomic delights by DO & CO

USP as a first mover 

  • Matchless setting in the heart of the city

  • Unique selling point in Vienna’s event scene

  • High level of attention from the public and the media

  • Unique event concept in front of one of the most beautiful scenes in Vienna

  • Established for over three decades, high level of awareness and popularity

Comfort & joie de vivre

  • daily from 11 am to midnight

  • Popular summer meeting place

  • Numerous side events as an appealing supporting programme

  • no tickets or reservation necessary

  • excellent accessibility by public transport

Your presence

On air / off air on site

  • Daily trailer or still image before the film is screened on the 300 m2 screen

  • Over 1,000 ad plays in 24 hours on LED video walls along the Ring

  • Exclusive branding of festival spectator boxes for 65 days

  • Branding of advertising towers

  • Presence on various advertising surfaces

  • Promotional stands

  • Competitions

Logo placement

  • Logo presence and linking in the Film Festival’s website

  • Logo presence at 300 CityLights and infoscreen points

  • Logo presence in ads in national and international media

  • Logo presence on advertising surfaces at the event location: entrances on the Ring side, sides of the screen, panelling (washing facilities, waste disposal area, back office), audio towers, advertising towers

We take you with us!

  • Inclusion in media reporting

  • Inclusion in print ads in daily papers and magazines

  • Inclusion in press documentation and any press conferences

  • Inclusion in the social media activities surrounding the Film Festival (Facebook and Instagram)

  • Inclusion in the photo documentation

Your contact person

Brigitte Stepanek
Brigitte StepanekSponsoring & Public Relations

Collaborations with

World-class gastronomy. Since the early years, the management of the catering section at the Film Festival has been in the hands of DO & CO. The internationally active company is synonymous with exquisite culinary delights, and each summer at Vienna’s Rathausplatz, it invites visitors on an indulgent journey through the cuisines of the world.

Competence in the world of music. As a long-standing partner of the Film Festival, the IMZ – International Music + Media Centre, with its proven expertise in the area of audiovisual music production, provides an equally impressive and captivating programme every year with musical highlights galore.


We are here for you. As an annual sponsor of stadt wien marketing, Bank Austria has been fulfilling this promise for many years. Whether at the Film Festival on Vienna’s Rathausplatz, the Vienna New Year’s Eve Trail, Viennese Ice Dream or Vienna Wine Prize – Bank Austria is a reliable and important partner of which we are proud.

Would you like a photo with Mozart or Bernstein? Again and again, the wax figures of Madame Tussauds amaze visitors at the Film Festival on Rathausplatz and enrich the musical program of the event.

They’ll clear it up. They clean Vienna’s wastewater, protect the environment and contribute to the city’s quality of life. We’re talking about our valued partner and important cornerstone of communal public services – the ebswien hauptkläranlage (main wastewater treatment plant). All clear?

Bringing life to the city. Wien Holding creates jobs and takes care of the quality of life in Vienna. It also supports our events, allowing us to do on a small scale what the corporation of the City of Vienna does on a grand scale.

Media partners

As a media partner, the daily newspaper Österreich reports extensively on the programme, catering and highlights of the Film Festival at Vienna’s Rathausplatz.

Whether as a partner, reporter or entertainer – ORF is always live on air at the events organised by stadt wien marketing.

The Viennese broadcaster is always live on-site and tells the bigger and smaller stories of the city. The experiences and beautiful moments at the Film Festival and other events are also made accessible to many people thanks to W24.