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2nd Tyrolean Independent Film Festival: October 9th-12th, 2014


best micro film 2014: The Champion (directed by Jaclyn Noel)

best short film 2014: Dog Food (directed by Brian Crano)

best animated film 2014: Amaqqut Nunaat: The Country of Wolves (directed by Neil Christopher)

best Documentary 2014: The Cave Connection-Into The Unknown (directed by Niko Jäger)

best narrative feature: Indigo (directed by John H. Smith)

best Austrian film: Das Begräbnis des Harald Kramer (directed by Marc Schlegel)

best Tyrolean film: Der Held (directed by Peter Hengl)

best Trash Film: Alpenzombies (directed by Jacqueline Krenka) – awarded by Audience

Audience award 2014: Das Begräbnis des Harald Kramer (directed by Marc Schlegel) – awarded by audience

Grand Prix der Jury (Golden Cowbell): Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution (Mathew VanDyke)

Honorary mentions:

Great, directed by Andreas Henn
The Developer, directed by Robert Odegnal
Iniciación a la fotografía, directed by Nico Aguerre

 The TyIFF is a film festival organized by filmmakers for filmmakers. We are presenting entertaining, professional movies that have to potential to reach an international audience.

The 2014 program can be viewed and downloaded here.

The festival will take place from October 9th to 12th in Innsbruck, Austria. If you want to stay updated, please sign in to our newsletter or visit our facebook page or twitter account! In our Archive you may find some impressions of the 1st edition in 2012, as well as the winners of the last edition.

Awards, venues and festival locations

The festival will take place in the famous Metropol Movie Theater. There will be various venues for dining, drinking, networking or other art experiences in the area around the movie theatre. There are several partner bars and pubs like "Taminda ModeCafé", "Innside Pub" and "the early bird".

Take a look at our cool cow bell awards...

Statement of our festival directors

The Tyrolean Independent Filmfestival is already an important film festival for independent filmmakers. It's a truly independent film festival with a "Sundance character" in the heart of the European Alps, the alpine-urban city of Innsbruck, Austria. The TyIFF was founded to celebrate entertaning films – short, long, animated, fiction and documentary. We want to introduce a unique and diversified spectrum of international movies to our audience.

That's why we're looking for high-quality movies between art house and hollywood block busters, entertaining movies that have the potential to enlighten international audiences and present inspired entertainment for all ages.

It’s not the budget that matters for us, it’s the creativity of the filmmakers, actors, writers, editors, cinematographers. It’s not about who you know in the industry, it’s about talent. Our mandate is to present the most outstanding films produced in every part of the world and to support local filmmakers to reach international audiences.

The Tyrolean Independent Film Festival in and around Innsbruck, Tyrol is organized and executed by experienced professionals. The goal of the Tyrolean Independent Film Festival is to bring exposure to Independent Filmmakers, allowing screenings for the public, industry professionals, and press. Every other year we're inviting industry professionals, financers and sponsors, to give the filmmakers a chance for networking and talking to friends.

Great movies in a modern alpine city, that's the Tyrolean Independent Film Festival.

All Movies are watched, decisions are made because of the talent we see, not because of the budget or the filmmakers industry-contacts.

We love movies, respect filmmakers, and we give good movies and talented filmmakers a chance to present themselves to the public.




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