kino5 is the Austrian representative of the NISI MASA network, which is a European network of associations, currently present in 26 countries. These associations consist of young professionals, students and enthusiasts with a common cause – European cinema.
NisiMasa’s main aims are:
- to discover new film talents
- to develop cross-cultural audiovisual projects
- to foster European awareness through cinema
- to create a platform of discussion and collaboration for young European filmmakers
NisiMasa’s main activities are:
- holding an annual European Short Film Script Contest
- organising filmmaking & scriptwriting workshops
- holding various cinema-related meetings (conferences, seminars, etc.)
- promoting short films (through screenings, making of DVDs, etc.)
- editing publications (various books & a daily magazine produced during several European film festivals).