The Bamberger Kurzfilmtage is Bavarias oldest short film festival. Each year, the festival presents around 150 current short films from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg and South Tyrol. The best contributions are awarded in the categories animated short, experimental short, documentary short, fiction short, children's short and regional short. The festival has earned its place as one of the most important institutions in the German-speaking short film scene. The Bamberger Kurzfilmtage is also a founding member of the AG Kurzfilm.