Since 2003
Works in 99421 Weimar Germany

backup is a festival for film and video productions developed using digital
tools and a stock-taking within the realm of 'new media'.

Goal of the festival as a whole is a stock-taking, an investigation of the
influences of new media on content, narrative, aesthetic, production,
presentation form, and distribution of media work. Of central importance
here is the convergence of new media and the medium of film.

At the heart of the festival is, in accordance with the goal, the