- Brokerage Event
- Vienna, AUSTRIA
- Wiedner Hauptstraße 63
- Host organisation
- Advantage Austria
CIMIx is the first global matchmaking and conference event that brings together the
creative economy, business and industry and explores global business opportunities,
the advantages of Austria as a production location and future-readiness for the AV
What can you expect?
“CIMIx 2023 | the AV Edition” features a variety of programming tracks that focus
on different aspects of the film, TV and media business. Here, the Austrian and
international AV community can discover current trends, develop new skills, discuss
cutting-edge ideas, and network with like-minded professionals.
There will also be plenty of opportunities for spontaneous and curated networking -
for example at the evening event on January 12th, which is dedicated to 18 years
of Creative Industries at ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA -, as well as recruitment
speed-dating, a dedicated marketplace, and film and project presentations.
The international tracks will cover the following topics:
● Austria's new incentive model, which starts 1st Jan 2023
● Content for cinema, VOD & TV
● AV & audio / music
● AV & technology (animation, VFX, VR, AI, NFTs, Metaverse)
● AV & creative industries
● Austrian locations & services
● AV goes international – new partnerships, new possibilities
Who is this event for?
The core audience consists of the Austrian and international AV industry including
buyers, sellers, producers, rights holders, authors, opinion leaders, distributors,
funding institutions, film commissions, creative industry media as well as providers
of technical services and new technologies (virtual reality, VFX, animations, etc).
Entrepreneurs from other creative sectors (music, fashion, design, entertainment,
media art) will also be served.
Austria is internationally renowned for world-class production houses, skilled
crews, and attractive locations as well as its cutting edge VFX and post-production
facilities and high-standard infrastructure. With an impressive increase of
productions in recent years, the country in the very heart of Europe has proven to
be a top destination for shooting films, series, docs, and other non-fiction formats.
But this is just the beginning!
Today, the Austrian AV industry finds itself at an exciting turning point. By January
1st, 2023, a new incentive model will be introduced that substantially increases the
competitiveness and attractiveness of Austria as a business partner for the
international film and media sector and allows those working in the local industry
to benefit from the sector’s enormous global growth. The model provides for an
uncapped, non-repayable subsidy of up to 35 % of the expenses incurred in Austria
for AV productions, 5 % of which is a bonus for green producing. What’s more,
Vienna’s new film & TV studios “HQ7 Studios” will be up and running by Q4 2023 -
further boosting Austria’s attractiveness for production companies from all over the
The global focus and the conference options make this event
CIMIx 2023 invites you to explore international insights, as well as opportunities
and successful business cases. The network of ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA and its partners
bring together Austrian and foreign companies and experts, which will make CIMIx
a strong platform to boost the internationalization of the creative industries in
general and especially the AV industry.
Online b2b meetings on January 16 & 17, 2023
On Monday, 16th and Tuesday, 17th January, participants who cannot be on site in
Vienna will have the possibility to schedule individual online b2b me