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The time has come again: From the 17th to the 21nd of May 2017 we warmly welcome artists and visitors to the international short film festival backup in Weimar.Become a part of the world of films, become a part of the world of backup. The short film festival has been convincing for many years, has always been characterized by its uncomplicated and fresh ways and atmosphere. Organized by students, this festival is full of new ideas and limitless creativity. Like every year, we do our best to entertain you with new thematic focuses, a new program and new artists.A lot of films were sent in and we proudly present you the very best of them. The films are distributed into different award programs where they will be eligible to win the corresponding price. Additional films can also be seen outside the scope of the contest. One such program is backup.at.home, a special highlight which is presented in the private atmosphere of student flats. Furthermore, backup.connect gives you a chance to take a closer look at the artist’s works through talks and presentations by industry professionals. At the end of each day, we have carefully organized bckp-parties where you can dance all night long to the music of internationally famous DJs. Feel the enthusiasm and experience of the art of film in a very special way.The backup_festival kindly welcomes you.******What, when and where.Have all the information you need, right at your fingertips. Copy event details to share them quickly with your friends or get directions with just one tap.******Never forget that party again. Ever.Favorite any type of event by clicking on the heart-button and get notifications when it’s time to get ready. To get quick access to your favorite events, you can find them in the Favorites tab.******Browse Films and Artists.Find Artists, Films and much more. It’s all in one place.******Get 24/7/365 Support - [email protected]