The festival is over.
backup was brought to life by students of the Bauhaus-University, in the UNICCO Culture Capital in 1999 in Weimar. The main focus was to create a continuous inventory of current media, and to create a bridge between the use of digital techniques and traditional film mediums.
Today the main goals of the Festival are short films from students and graduates of art, media, and design colleges from around the world, to investigate and present, and to elaborate on current advantages, to work in competition with traditional film schools. Students as well as professors from the Bauhaus-University provide assistance and have the goal of creating a platform of young and engaged media designers, to offer creative’s and filmmakers.
The program offers international short film and video competition, a national competition for music videos and an extensive program of workshops, scientific panels, forums, cultural exchange, and clubs.
The festival is organized annually in cooperation with the Bauhaus-University Weimar and the Bauhaus Film Institute.