German Short Film Association

Welcome to the website of the AG Kurzfilm - German Short Film Association. Here you can find information on our association work, our members and important news from the German short film scene.

On our larger projects we report in our news section below, information on our daily work you can discover on our social media channels at Facebook and Instagram.

Fresh Films in our online catalog


The annual short film catalog "German Short Films" is only available online and filled with fresh films three times a year. The second part of this year's selection is now online - 31 brand-new short feature, documentary and animation films. Check it out!

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SHORT EXPORT 2022 is ready for bookings!


In its 17th year, SHORT EXPORT 2022 is a new edition of the popular short film program, which started in 2006 as Soirée Allemande. After its premiere on 31st January in Clermont-Ferrand, the approximately ninety-minute programme will go on tour under the title SHORT EXPORT - Made in Germany and can be booked worldwide by Goethe-Institute and their partner organizations. Contact us for more informations and bookings:

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Viewing Short Films via Online Preview


The online catalog currently offers more than 900 films of the short film catalogs 2007-2022 as well as various compilations on the website The service is password-protected and is aimed exclusively at the film industry. It offers, for example, the possibility to filter current German short films by director, year, genre, title and length or to research specific topics. Since 2010, there has been a separate viewing option for media educators and representatives of educational institutions.

Registration & Online Catalog
Bild des Webseiten-Logos. Schriftzug in weißer Schrift, unterlegt von farbigen Kreisen, die vom o des Wortes ausgehen. - the Online Magazine for Short Film


The short film magazine provides regular information on current developments in the short film sector. Portraits, interviews with filmmakers in the new Talk'n'Topics section and extensively researched articles provide background information on developments in the short film scene as well as practical tips.