German Films cooperates with the German Short Film Association (AG Kurzfilm) to support the international promotion of German short films, including:

  • Participation at film markets (Clermont-Ferrand, Berlin, Cannes/Short Film Corner, Annecy)
  • Presentation of German short films at the Festivals of German Films
  • Providing information about German short films presented at international festivals and awards

Services for German Short Film Directors & Producers

Support for travel expenses of short film directors, subtitling and marketing for films invited to compete at festivals outside of Germany:

Information and advice on the submission of short films to international festivals and awards:

Subscribe to German Films' Calls for Festival Submissions to receive regular updates on festival submissions and calls for entry.

The website also offers information on upcoming festival deadlines.

Services for Int. Festivals, Curators & Distributors

Database with detailed information about the most significant German short films produced since 2004:

Click here

Recently completed German shorts films will be added to the online catalogue regularly (in February, May and October):

Recently added short films

Recently added animated short films

New German shorts are also available for preview to registered users on the industry platforms:

Industry representatives (festivals, curators, media, distributors, sales, etc.) can register for Online Preview and get password-protected access to screen more than 900 short films from the catalogue database:

Click here to register

Annual feature-length touring short film programs available for screenings at international festivals, such as:

Next Generation Short Tiger

Short Export - Soirée Allemande 

Emerging Artists - Contemporary Experimental Films & Video Art from Germany

Support with curating and presenting thematic programs of German short films at international festivals.

Please contact Martin Scheuring for more information.