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Country Focus: Austria

Country profile: Austria

General data for 2008 (* 2007)
Inhabitants8,353,243
GDP€282 bn
Cinema-going
Total admissions15.6 m
Average admission per inhabitant1.87
Number of screens/cinemas577/164
Number of multiplexes (6+)33
Average ticket price€12.92
Production (info for feature films only)
Films produced *(including co-productions)32
Co-productions*13
Average production budget€3.75 m
Film funding from main national film institution€ 12,176,000
Distribution
Total films released 341
Local films released (only first run) 32
Local films market share6%
US films market share78%
European films market share9%
Most successful local film Echte Wiener – Die Sackbauer Saga
Most successful international filmMadagascar 2
Directory
The Austrian Film Institute
Film Fund Vienna
Federal Chancellery - State Secretary for the Arts and Media
Austrian Television Fund

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