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Services for film and creative professionals

Salzburg is a real hotspot for creativity. The creative industries and arts therefore have a big influence on Salzburg’s innovation landscape. To be successful as a self-employed creative, creativity alone is not usually enough. Our services help creative people unleash their talent. Whether for start-ups, culture techs or media groups – Innovation Salzburg provides support in the form of coaching, networks and start-up programmes. It also provides a range of services to support the smooth execution of film projects.

Services for creatives

Filmlocation Salzburg

Breathtaking nature and mountain scenery, authentic country life, cosmopolitan character… Salzburg combines a variety of film settings in a small geographical area, making it a real favourite among film-makers. Commercial film producers also benefit from the services of our Filmlocation Salzburg.

Services for creatives

Coaching for creative entrepreneurs

If you want to build a network, strengthen your entrepreneurial skills, and gain new insights to further develop your business idea, then “C hoch 3 – Creative Community Coaching” is the right choice for you.

Services for creatives

Pioniergarage Salzburg

In Salzburg’s Science City, we operate the Pioniergarage Salzburg, a freely accessible maker space for everyone who wants to turn their ideas into reality.


17. November 2023

Salzburg gets its first virtual production studio

Take 2 Studios in Salzburg Sam opens Austria’s first virtual production studio.

8. November 2023

Training courses for Filmmakers

Salzburg is the second-largest media hub in Austria and a versatile location for (film) productions. So, it’s the perfect place to start your education in this field

31. July 2023

“Algorithms, Brands & Emotions” at the Salzburg Media Summit

On July 28th, creatives, experts, and managers from the media and technology industry gathered for the traditional event organized by the Association of Film and Music Salzburg, Innovation Salzburg, and the Salzburg Chamber of Commerce at Schloss Leopoldskron.

5. April 2023

No movies without film funding

Interview with filmmaker Adrian Goiginger, who gained recognition through his heart-wrenching film, Die beste aller Welten, which showcases Salzburg from an unexpected perspective. We talked about the significance of funding for filmmakers, Salzburg as a filming location, and his personal developments since his debut work.

17. February 2023

Meet us @salz21 – Our offer for you at the Innovation Festival

Panels, Workshops, Pitchings – here you can find our program and all our offerings for you at the salz21 innovation festival on March 15th and 16th at the Salzburg Exhibition Center (Messe Salzburg) at a glance!

1. January 2023

The new Austrian film subsidy is here

The new funding model is intended to strengthen the domestic film industry and create jobs.

21. November 2022

Movie release of „The Magic Flute“

“The Magic Flute” has been in theaters since Thursday, November 17, 2023. As the name suggests, the film takes up the story of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute”. The result is a successful combination of fantasy spectacle and coming-of-age story, in which Mozart’s music takes center stage.

27. August 2022

Film location Salzburg: created for the camera

Manuela Strihavka has been a member of the Salzburg Film Advisory Board since 2002 and has been its chair since 2009. We interviewed her on July 27, 2022, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary celebration of the film location and the Media Summit.

29. July 2022

20 years of film funding: The Filmlocation Salzburg is a story of success

Salzburg is a popular location for TV and cinema films. Film has a great tradition in the city and the state – a tradition also supported by the state of Salzburg. Filmförderung Salzburg celebrated its 20th anniversary at the Media Summit in Schloss Leopoldskron on Friday, July 29.

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