Blog: 20 Years of AG Kurzfilm

The AG Kurzfilm is turning 20 - reason enough to launch this blog and look back. We let companions have their say and provide insights into the development of our diverse projects.

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"Cannes - but doesn't have to" no longer applies!

13.06.2022

At first glance, the Festival de Cannes is the place for stars, special feature films and glamour. But short film has also fought for its place over the years and we have also been there every year since 2004, creating a meeting place for the short film scene.

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KINO in Baden-Baden – a Different World

05.06.2022

The Film Theater Congress in Baden-Baden is a very special business trip for us every year. For more than 10 years, we have been advising cinema operators on how to program short films.

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The Way to the Short Film Study 2006

23.05.2022

In May 2006 - four years after its founding - AG Kurzfilm presented a study in Oberhausen on the situation of German short film, which put its (framework) conditions at the time to the test. A look back.

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Focus: Short Film

09.05.2022

A congratulation on the 20th anniversary: Julian Nida-Rümelin was Minister of State for Culture from 2001 to 2002 and, with the reform of German film funding that he initiated, helped to ensure that short film was given greater consideration in film funding than before.

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2002 – When the Short Film got Wet Feet

06.05.2022

Robin Mallick, founding member of AG Kurzfilm and former director of Filmfest Dresden, recapitulates the emergence of the Short Film Association in May 2002, its location in the Saxon capital, and its incipient influence at home and abroad.

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Why does the AG Kurzfilm actually exist?

04.05.2022

The German Short Film Association was founded 20 years ago. Astrid Kühl, founding and former board member, looks back at the beginnings, the difficulties and the players.

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