backup.connect is a platform for artists from the film industry and young aspiring artists from the Bauhaus University Weimar. Experts show their film, music video and internet projects in a series of lectures. Economic and promotional ideas are a main focus of backup.connect. Therefore, the programme has a special position within the backup_festival. Students have the chance to gain insight into the working methods and strategies of successful film and music experts. Furthermore, there is a chance to connect with the free economy and to ask the experts.