Closefilm Association

Closefilm Film- und Kulturverein is based in Linz and operates all over the world. The association is not profit-oriented and pursues exclusively and directly charitable purposes.


Closefilm was founded to promote art, culture and above all film. The association is dedicated to the promotion of cultural and artistic activities, in particular to enable (prospective) filmmakers to become involved in art, culture and film and to establish cooperation with other associations and groups in similar sectors. This is done, for example, by supporting the implementation of film projects and submission to festivals. For the realization of the purpose of the association the following ideal means are planned:


– Lectures and meetings, excursions,

Discussion evenings and watching, analysing and discussing films

– Production, publication, publishing and distribution of publications, media and media content

– Establishment of an own film and book collection (library of the association)

– Realization of cultural events: Readings, concerts, exhibitions, festivals

– Production of sound carriers, catalogues and information material about (young) artists

– Organisation of workshops, seminars, screenings, cinema cabarets, lectures

– Public Relations and Documentation

– Organization of and participation in competitions, as well as the creation of films of any kind

– Participation in film productions and creation of films, animations and music videos for advertising purposes

– Execution of research projects, studies

– Provision of infrastructure (sound and lighting system)