Video Collection

The Video Collection of the tfm | Department of Theatre, Film and Media Studies at the University of Vienna collects theatrical recordings, films and documentaries exclusively for research and teaching purposes. The Video Collection can only be used by holders of a valid library card of the Vienna University Library and a valid u:account with an active email address from the domain "". Please refer to the terms of use for further instructions.


Online Catalog of the Video Collection

Research space "ORF-Archive" in the FB-TFM

From now on, students and researchers of the University of Vienna can directly research the archive of the ORF at the Departmental Library for Theatre, Film and Media Studies. Please see these detailed informations on usage.

Searches can be carried out in the metadata of the digitized ORF productions. In many cases, image content such as people visible in the image, places, etc. is also keyworded. However, the video and audio material can only be viewed on the research PC in the FB-TFM. It is not possible to make copies, even for scientific purposes. Individual programs or contributions can be made available digitally for a limited period of time for presentation in courses. Please send inquiries about this directly to