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backup_festival - Short Film Festival Weimar

backup-festival. new media in film
Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Fakultät Medien
Bauhausstr. 15
99421 Weimar
phone +49-36 43-583 929
fax +49-36 43-583 601
email: office@backup-festival.de

Festival Director
Juliane Fuchs

Year of Foundation 1999

Event Date from 27 November 2019 till 01 December 2019

in Weimar, Germany

International Competition


Category Short, Student Film

Genre Music, Experimental, Short Films

Subtitles English subtitles recommended German subtitles recommended

Format DCP, Blu-ray, Digital File

Registration Deadline 15 January 2019

Fees none

Attendance Figures 4,000

Participants of the Film Industry international directors and producers, representatives of German film festivals and film funds

Prizes/Awards backup.awards (total: Euro 4,500)
backup.clipawards (total: Euro 3,000)
backup.herzblut.award (Audience Award)

Number of Films Shown about 90 films

Media Coverage mostly regional and national coverage in print press, TV, radio and trade magazines

Evaluation Organized from within the sphere of the media faculty at Bauhaus University Weimar, this festival focuses on innovative, unconventional approaches to the medium film. Emphasizing commitment and content, international film and media artists meet for a well-attended mix of film competition, installations and panels. Due to its communicative structures, this is a good opportunity to make contacts with representatives of the scene.

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