CALL FOR ENTRIES 2017 — Extended!

The 19th annual backup_festival will take place from the 17th till the 21st of May 2017 in Weimar, Germany. The 19th edition of the annually held backup_festival is looking for filmmakers and media artists who would like to compete in an international contest.

Deadline for Entries: 01.12.2016 19.12.2016

Entry form and rules of participation backup_festival 2016 – Extended Deadline [PDF]

Please SUBMIT your SHORT FILMS (up to 15 min) and MUSIC VIDEOS (up to 7 min).

Due to high popular demand we extend the Deadline until 19th December 2016!

You can also send your film via filmfreeway:
Ebenfalls könnt ihr euren Film auch via filmfreeway einreichen:


  • Livia Auler / 8. November 2016 / Reply


    I would like to submit one short film but I cannot send it by post (because I’m from Brazil and that’s expensive). Is that possible to make the submission just online?
    If yes, how?

    Thank you and best regards.

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