Supported by the MDM and German Films, the AG Kurzfilm represents the German short film at important international film markets. Since 2003, the association has been present with a stand at the film market of the festival in Clermont-Ferrand, the most important festival for the international short film scene and at the European Film Market of the Berlinale.
At the most important film festival of the world, the Festival de Cannes, the German short film is also promoted with market screenings and further activities. Since 2007, the AG Kurzfilm has a market stand at the International Festival for Animated Film in Annecy, the most important industry event for animated film worldwide.
On a national level, the association is involved in two important events for cinemas: At the Film Theatre Congress KINO in Baden-Baden and the Film Art Fair in Leipzig German cinema managers are informed about short films as supporting films or as short film programmes and supported in programming shorts in their cinemas again.