Backup.connect offers a platform for entrepreneurs form the media community and young, aspiring artists from the Bauhaus University Weimar. Invited media producers present their projects in a series of lectures. Backup.connect focuses on the economy and ways to support young artists. Therefore, it has a very special role within the program of the backup_festival. The students will be able to get an insight into working methods and successful strategies of professional companies. In addition to that, it offers a chance to establish contacts between students and the film industry. The aim is to facilitate the students’ entry into professional life. For the attending media producers, backup.connect enables them to recognize new innovations and trends. In a following discussion the audience can ask questions to the experts.