films, videos and animation from Vienna



DREHSTROM Christian Hörlesberger Filmproduktion offers film and video productions like image films, commercials, event videos, animation, educational films, music videos in high quality, from A to Z, one-stop.
Tell your story with magic images and sounds, and win new clients - as viral video on smart phones and tablets, as web video on the Internet, on DVD or BluRay, or as commercial on TV or on the big screen.
Take advantage of fresh, creative ideas, of flexible planning and fast project management, of transparent and individual pricing, of extensive know how and long-time experience of very different projects, of HD- & 4K-quality as well as of one contact person for the whole project.
The film and video production in Vienna calculates the projects individually, tailor-made and transparent for the respective requirements.


Image films, commercials, event videos etc. usually have very varying costs. Some film production companies offer packages with fixed prices. Every client is unique, every project has different challenges. With package offers you can't meet individual needs of clients.
Therefore DREHSTROM Christian Hörlesberger Filmproduktion designs, calculates and plans every project individually,  customized and transparent for every client and the particular needs.
The essential parameter for the costs of an image video or a commercial are:
  • How many shooting days are required?
  • How many locations are needed?
  • How may actors are cast for the film?
  • Does the film require animation or other visual effect?
  • Is areal photography, a camera crane, special light equipment etc. required?


Usually the following 10 steps need to be taken to produce a commissioned film production:

1. Request and Briefing:

If you are interested, please contact me by e-mail or telephone and explain your need of video content or animated films, image films, advertising clips, etc. I am also happy to meet you for a personal interview to get a comprehensive picture of your wishes and needs.

2. Calculation and Quotation:

Based on your briefing, I will create a detailed calculation and a quotation so you can understand how the costs are composed. You can also compare my offer better with other offers.

3. Order placement:

If you agree with the offer, you authorize me to produce your film. Depending on the complexity and size of the project, an order production contract is concluded, which regulates exactly rights transfers, deadlines, partial payments, etc.

4. Conceptual work and script development:

Then a concept or sceenplay is developed or a storyboard is designed for the film project.

How film and video production in Vienna usually handles a commissioned production.
The shooting of the film and video production in Vienna is perfectly planned and prepared.

5. Approval to the final screenplay:

The different versions of the script, concept or storyboard will be presented to you on agreed dates. If agreed, one or more revisions may be made after your feedback. If you have approved the script, the production of the film may begin.

6. Pre-production:

In this phase, locations are scouted, actors get cast, the shooting is going to be planned and additional employees for the film production are going to be hired.

7. Production:

The film is perfectly prepared and planned, everyone is informed and ready to go: the shooting takes place. Now all necessary recordings are made for the finished movie. Filming can take only a few hours (for example, for an event video), or several days or even weeks, depending on the length of the film.
When we produce an animation film without any live action footage, all the graphic elements are now designed in detail and then animated and assembled.

8. Post-production:

The shot material gets ordered and edited. Music and additional narration texts and sounds are recorded, further animations, text embellishments are created. Picture and sound elements are compiled, colors get graded, the audio tracks get mixed. As a client, you will be involved in all steps and can incorporate your feedback and your ideas.

9. Approval of the final cut:

When all the cuts, audio tracks, colors and texts are perfectly matched and you are satisfied with the result, you approve the final edited film.

10. Completion:

The final version of the movie will be rendered and made available to you for publication (usually via a download link or on a disk of your choice). The project data and video files will be archived if changes to the movie are desired in the future. Now you can present your film to the public and bring amazement and enthusiasm to your customers.

For more individual advice for your film or your video and an offer without any commitment please call
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At FILMS you will find some examples of recent produced films.
During the post-production, the film and video production in Vienna completes the shot videos and makes them available to the client.


Image films quickly convey the image and identity of a company, a brand, a product or a person. They serve to build a positive image, arouse emotions and arouse the interest of the target group. An atmospheric and appealing impression is conveyed through the use of moving images, music, language and visual effects.

The advantages of an image film lie in its ability to transport complex messages in an easily understandable and emotional way. In contrast to pure text or image content, an image film can convey information more quickly and at the same time create a stronger emotional connection with the viewer.


Here are some of the main advantages of an image film:

Company presentation: An image film can be used to present the company, its history, mission and values. He can impress and convince potential customers, investors and business partners.

Strong visual impact: An image film uses moving images to tell visually appealing stories. The combination of images, music and text creates an impressive visual impact that is memorable.

Emotional Impact: A corporate video has the potential to evoke emotion and create a personal connection. Through the use of music, actors and inspiring stories, strong emotions such as joy, enthusiasm or compassion can be aroused.

image film, produced by the film production in Vienna

Increase in credibility: A well-produced image film can increase the credibility of a company or brand. It makes it possible to present core values, corporate philosophy and quality standards in an authentic way and to gain the trust of the target group.

Viral potential: Through the use of social media platforms and online channels, an image film can achieve a large reach and be distributed virally. If the film is engaging and interesting, there is a chance that viewers will share it, which can lead to an exponential increase in viewability.

There are many possible uses for an image film. Here are some examples:

Branding: Image films are an effective tool for communicating the image and personality of a brand. They can help build and solidify the desired brand image.

image video, produced by the film production in Vienna

Product promotion: An image film can be used to present a specific product or service in an attractive and informative way. By demonstrating features and benefits, the film can capture the interest of potential customers.

Employee recruitment: Image films can help to attract qualified employees by vividly presenting the work environment, corporate culture and career opportunities - in this case one also speaks of employer branding videos.

Events and presentations: At events, trade fairs or presentations, an image film can be used as an introduction or supplement to attract the attention of the audience and convey the core messages.


Commercials advertise products, services or brands and reach potential customers. They use cinematic techniques to convey messages in an effective and persuasive manner. Commercials can be created in a variety of formats and lengths, including TV commercials, online commercials, cinema commercials, and social media.

The main purpose of a commercial is to create awareness of a product or brand, engage the target audience and ultimately drive sales. They use various creative elements such as storytelling, visual effects, music and acting to create an emotional connection and capture the audience's attention.


Advertising films offer a multitude of advantages and possible uses:

Attract attention: Commercials have the potential to capture viewers' attention within a matter of seconds. With an appealing visual design, interesting plot or humorous elements, you can stand out from the crowd and arouse the interest of the target group.

Increase Brand Awareness: Commercials play an important role in increasing brand awareness. By repeatedly broadcasting or sharing on social media, they can increase a brand's visibility and create awareness among potential customers.

Convey messages effectively: Compared to plain text or static images, commercials can convey information in a more dynamic and engaging way. They can convey complex messages in a short amount of time and hold the audience's attention.

commercial, produced by the film production in Vienna

Reach the target group: Advertising films can be specifically aimed at specific target groups. By choosing the right media channels and determining the demographics, commercials can reach the desired audience and maximize the effectiveness of the advertising campaign.

commercial, produced by the film production in Vienna

Creative storytelling: Commercials offer the opportunity to use creative storytelling to present the messages in an interesting and emotional way. By creating stories that engage audiences, commercials can create a deeper connection and leave a lasting memory.

Multi-channel distribution: Commercials can be distributed through various channels including television, cinema, online platforms and social media. This allows companies to reach a broad target group and maximize the reach of their advertising campaign.

Overall, commercials are a powerful tool to promote products, services and brands. They use the visual power of film to grab attention, deliver messages effectively, and create an emotional connection with the audience.


Event videos document events such as conferences, trade fairs, company celebrations, concerts or sporting events. They serve to capture the atmosphere, highlights and most important moments of an event and can be used for documentary as well as for advertising purposes. Event videos not only capture the visual aspects, but can also include sound, music and interviews to give a complete picture of the event.

The main purpose of an event video is to capture the special moments and impressions of an event and make them accessible to a wide audience. They offer those who could not attend in person the opportunity to get a taste of the atmosphere, the speeches, the presentations and the highlights of the event. In addition, event videos can also be used for post-reporting, promotion or as archiving tools.


Here are some uses and benefits of event video:

Event documentation: Event videos capture the highlights, speeches, presentations and special moments of an event. They serve as a permanent reminder and allow participants to review the event.

Attendee Engagement: Event videos can help increase attendee engagement. By posting video summaries or highlight clips, attendees can share their own experiences and share the event with other interested parties.

Follow-up coverage and promotion: Event videos can be used to provide coverage of the event and generate interest in future events. They provide a visual summary and allow potential attendees to get a sense of the event and its value.

event video, produced by the film production in Vienna

Social media and online presence: Event videos are ideal for distribution via social media and online platforms. You can help increase reach, share highlights, and create conversation in the community.

event film, produced by the film production in Vienna

Sponsor presentation: Event videos offer the opportunity to present sponsors and partners of an event. By integrating logos, messages or special sponsor segments, companies can highlight their participation and present their brand to a broad audience.

Archiving and Knowledge Management: Event videos also serve as archiving tools to document past events and preserve knowledge for future reference. They can be used as a resource to reuse content or provide training materials.

Overall, event videos are a valuable medium for capturing the highlights and atmosphere of an event and making them accessible to a wide audience. They make it possible to engage attendees, generate interest in future events and communicate the added value of an event.


Animated films are films created through the interplay of images, movement and sound. In contrast to live-action films, the scenes and characters in animated films are created using graphic or computer-based animation techniques. This makes it possible to bring imaginative worlds, impossible scenarios and vivid characters to life.

There are different types of animated films including 2D animation, 3D animation, stop motion animation and combinations of different techniques. Each of these techniques has its own specific characteristics and applications. Animated films can be produced in the form of short films, TV series, feature films or commercials.


The main purpose of animated films is to tell stories, visualize ideas, and create emotional connections. They offer a number of advantages over live-action films:

Creative freedom: Animated films allow filmmakers to explore unlimited creative possibilities. They can create fantastical worlds, circumvent the laws of physics, and portray characters with unique traits and abilities.

3d animation, produced by the film production in Vienna

Visual Aesthetics: Animation can create vivid colors, stunning visual effects, and stylized representations. The visual aesthetics of animated films can have a profound impact, immersing audiences in another world.

Audience Flexibility: Animated films have the ability to appeal to a wide audience. They can be suitable for both children and adults and cover different genres and themes.

Conveying complex messages: Animated films are able to convey complex messages, social commentary or metaphorical concepts in a visually appealing and accessible way. By combining images, text and music, they can convey information in an effective and easily understandable way.

Timeless effect: Animated films often have a timeless effect and can last for generations. By using stylized animation techniques, they can stand out from current trends and technological developments.

animated film, produced by the film production in Vienna

Wide range of applications: Animated films are used in various fields such as entertainment, advertising, education and marketing. They can be used for pure entertainment purposes as well as for conveying information, training or as artistic expression.


Training films and e-learning videos are audiovisual media specially developed for training purposes. They serve to convey knowledge, skills and information to learners, whether in schools, companies, organizations or other learning environments. These videos use cinematic techniques to support the learning process and enable effective e-learning.


The main purpose of training films and e-learning videos is to convey complex concepts, procedures or information in a clear and easy-to-understand way. They offer a number of advantages over traditional training methods:

Visual illustration: By using images, graphics, animations and video recordings, training films and e-learning videos can visually illustrate complex content. This makes it easier to understand and absorb the learning material, as visual elements stimulate learners' memory and attention.

educational film, produced by the film production in Vienna

Flexible learning: Training films and e-learning videos offer flexibility in terms of time and place of learning. Learners can watch the videos as needed and at their own pace, regardless of their location. This enables individual and self-directed learning.

Repeatable Learning: E-learning videos allow learners to replay and repeat the content as many times as they like. They can revisit difficult concepts and absorb the material at their own pace.

Interactivity: Training films and e-learning videos can contain interactive elements such as quizzes, exercises or tests. These elements encourage active learning and learner participation in the learning process.

Cost and Time Savings: Training films and e-learning videos can result in significant cost savings compared to traditional training methods. They eliminate the need for expensive classrooms, travel expenses, and printed training materials. In addition, they can reach a larger number of learners at the same time.

e-learning video, produced by the film production in Vienna

Scalability: Training films and e-learning videos are scalable and can be distributed to any number of learners. This facilitates the training of large groups or distributed teams and enables consistency of the information conveyed.

Training films and e-learning videos have applications in various fields including corporate training, educational institutions, government organizations, medical training and more. They offer an effective method of imparting knowledge and skills, training employees and supporting learners in their professional or personal development.


A music video is a visual representation of a piece of music. It is a combination of imagery, movement and music that serves to convey the song's message and create a visual experience for the audience. Music videos are often produced by artists, bands, or music labels to promote their songs and reach a wider audience.

Music videos have undergone an amazing evolution over the years. Previously they were mainly known as a promotional tool for music television channels like MTV, while nowadays they have become an integral part of the music industry thanks to the rise of online platforms like YouTube and social media.


The main characteristics of a music video are:

Music Visualization: A music video provides a visual representation of the music. It uses creative visual elements such as scenes, choreography, costumes, effects, and sets to complement or enhance the mood, style, and atmosphere of the song.

Narrative Elements: Many music videos tell a story that accompanies the song. These stories can be linear or metaphorical, deepening the song's message through visual storylines or symbolism.

Artistic Expression: Music videos offer artists a platform to express their creative vision and showcase their personality. Through the visual staging, they can shape their image and visually communicate their musical identity.

Promotion and marketing: Music videos are also used to promote music and artists. They are used to release new songs, engage viewers, and draw attention to the artist or band.

music video, produced by the film production in Vienna

The advantages of a music video are manifold:

Raising Awareness: Music videos offer artists the opportunity to introduce their music to a wide audience and raise awareness. Through the distribution on online platforms, they can reach a large number of viewers worldwide.

music video, produced by the film production in Vienna

Visual Identity: A music video allows artists to establish their visual identity and present their image. By combining music and images, they can convey their personality, style and message in a memorable way.

Creative expression: Music videos offer artists the opportunity to express their creative ideas and visualize their musical vision. They can express their imagination, talent and artistic originality.

Interaction with the audience: Music videos allow for active interaction with the audience. Viewers can comment on the video, share it and discuss their opinions and interpretations with other fans.

Increasing song success: A well-produced music video can significantly increase the success of a song. It can increase the emotional connection to the song, keep viewers interested, and increase the chances of airplay, streaming, and commercial success.


Video stock footage refers to pre-produced video clips or footage that can be licensed and used for use in other projects. They are pre-recorded images of various scenes, landscapes, people, animals, objects or events created by professional filmmakers, videographers or production companies.

Stock footage is typically used in a variety of industries and projects, including film production, advertising, television shows, documentaries, web videos, corporate presentations, and other creative projects. It offers a cost-effective alternative to recording specific scenes or events on your own.


The benefits of video stock footage are many:

Time and Cost Savings: By using stock footage, filmmakers and producers can save time and money when shooting specific scenes or shots. The footage already exists and can be integrated directly into the project without the need for additional filming.

Variety and choice: Stock footage encompasses a wide range of themes, styles, and qualities. There are a variety of platforms and libraries that offer a wide range of footage clips in different resolutions, formats and perspectives. This gives users a wide choice to select the appropriate material for their specific needs.

Access to Hard-to-Reach or Unique Footage: Stock footage provides access to footage of places, events, or situations that may be hard-to-reach or unique. For example, aerial photographs of remote locations or historical archive footage can be used to meet specific visual needs.

Consistency and flexibility: By using stock footage, filmmakers and producers can maintain a consistent visual aesthetic and atmosphere in their projects. Footage can be edited, adjusted, and combined in a variety of ways to achieve the look and mood you want.

Expanding creative possibilities: Stock footage opens up new creative possibilities by providing access to a wide range of visual elements. Filmmakers can use footage as backgrounds, dissolves, b-roll, or visual narrative accompaniments to enrich their stories and add visual interest.

When purchasing or licensing stock footage, the usage rights, material quality, licensing terms, and legal aspects should be carefully evaluated to ensure the material meets the needs of the project and can be used legally.

DREHSTROM Christian Hörlesberger Filmproduktion has also been producing and selling video stock footage since 2014. You can purchase video stock footage from DREHSTROM Christian Hörlesberger film production on the following websites:

Most of the videos offered have a resolution of 4,096 x 2,304 pixels (4K). However, there are also videos that were only produced in Full HD (1920x1080) or Ultra HD (3840x2160 pixels). In principle, all clips can also be purchased "only" in HD resolution. The price for the individual videos usually also depends on the resolution.
video stock footage, produced by the film production in Vienna
video stock footage, produced by the film production in Vienna


Explainer videos are short, concise and audiovisual presentations that convey complex information, concepts or processes in a clear and understandable way. They use animation, graphics, text, speech and music to present information to viewers in a simple and entertaining way.

The main purpose of explainer videos is to simplify and explain complex topics. They can be used in a variety of fields including business, educational institutions, medical education, technical instruction, marketing and many more. Explainer videos help to visualize abstract or difficult concepts and translate them into an easily understandable form.


The characteristics of explainer videos are:

Clear and simple content: Explainer videos are characterized by clear and simple language. You use clear and concise words to convey content in an understandable way, avoiding complex technical terms or jargon.

Visual support: Explainer videos use animation, graphics, charts, or illustrations to introduce visual elements and help viewers understand the content better. The visual elements serve to simplify and visualize complex information.

Structured presentation: Explainer videos often follow a clear structure to present the content logically. They may be broken down into different sections or chapters to give viewers a clear overview of the content and aid in the learning process.

Brevity and conciseness: Explainer videos are usually short and to the point. You focus on the most important information and avoid superfluous details. This makes them effective and engaging for the audience.

explainer video, produced by the film production in Vienna

The advantages of explainer videos are:

Improved understandability: Explainer videos help convey complex information in an understandable way. Visual elements and clear storytelling make the content easier for viewers to grasp and retain.

explainer film, produced by the film production in Vienna

High attention: Explainer videos are often attractively designed and use visual effects to attract the viewer's attention. This keeps the audience focused and more engaged with the content.

Increase in retention: By combining visual and auditory elements, explainer videos enable better retention of information. Studies have shown that people retain visual content better than plain text information.

Consistent Message: Explainer videos provide a consistent presentation of the message or concept. Every viewer gets the same information presented in the same way, resulting in consistent and clear communication.

Increased reach and sharing: Explainer videos are great for sharing across platforms and social media. They can easily go viral and reach a wide audience, leading to a greater reach for the information conveyed.

Explainer videos are an effective means of communication that simplify complex content and make it accessible to different target groups. They offer an entertaining and informative way of imparting knowledge and are therefore used in many areas.