n the first week of March (01.-05.03.) the online edition of the Berlinale's European Film Market will be launched. In addition to market film screenings and industry events, the accredited professional audience will also get to see a selection from the various Berlinale sections. A total of ten German short films are represented in the official selection.
The AG Kurzfilm - Bundesverband Deutscher Kurzfilm (German Short Film Association) will be presenting its new short film catalogue "German Short Films 2021" and the current screening compilations to industry representatives as part of its digital market presence.
Three German productions and co-productions have been selected for the short film competition Berlinale Shorts
: BLASTOGENESIS X by Conrad Veit and Charlotte Maria Kätzl, GLITTERING BARBIEBLOOD by Ulu Braun and ONE HUNDRED STEPS by Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca.
The Perspektive Deutsches Kin
o section will feature the medium-length film JESUS EGON CHRISTUS by David and Saša Vajda.
The Forum Expanded
section will show AHORITA FRAMES by Angelika Levi, FATHERLAND by Moritz Siebert, FURY IS A FEELING TOO by Cynthia Beatt and SONGS OF THE SHIRT (1,3,4,5) by Kerstin Schroedinger. In the Forum Expanded Exhibition
section, the installation THE SONG OF THE SHIRT by Kerstin Schroedinger will be shown as well as the experimental short film VOICES AND SHELLS by Maya Schweizer.
A detailed overview of all German short films
at the Berlinale can be found here
Under the umbrella of German Films, AG Kurzfilm will present its current project portfolio at its digital stand at the European Film Market
, which is aimed at industry representatives as well as filmmakers, producers, distributors and festivals, and will provide information and contacts on all aspects of German short film.
The short film catalogue "German Short Films 2021"
, which will be published this year exclusively as a digital flip page version
, will be presented for the first time in Germany at the EFM. It presents 100 of the most interesting current German short film productions and, with its extensive service section, is a much sought-after information medium. The current preview compilations
"German Short Films - Part 1
" and "German Short Films - Children and Youth Edition
" are also available this year exclusively via the online preview
for industry representatives.
The popular festival calendar
, which provides a compact overview of important national and international festival dates and deadlines for 2021, is also available for digital download
and as an updated iCal file
for integration into your personal calendar. Those who do not want to do without the analogue calendar (as of November 2020) in their office can order it from the AG Kurzfilm office while stocks last.