More than 60 German film festivals joined forces to found a film festival association (AG Filmfestival) on 4 July 2019 in Kassel, Germany. The aim of the association is to network with each other, to create better conditions for film festivals in Germany and, together with filmmakers and other associations, to strengthen and promote film culture. Oberhausen is a founding member.
The founding members of the Filmfestival AG include the largest and oldest film festivals in Germany, film festivals from all regions and sectors.
Representing AG Filmfestival
Svenja Böttger - director Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis
Dr. Lars Henrik Gass - director Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen