Wiebke von Carolsfeld
Born and educated in Germany (University of Cologne), Montreal based Wiebke von Carolsfeld has made Canada her home since 1989. After working for years as a picture editor, she made her directorial debut with Marion Bridge. The film won numerous awards including Best First Feature at the Toronto International Film Festival and continued to play at festivals around the world. Subsequently, it opened to critical acclaim in Canada as well as in the US and several countries in Europe.
Since, she has directed Walk With Us, a documentary about artists Cardiff/Bures Miller, as well as written and directed STAY, a Canadian/Irish coproduction, starring Taylor Schilling (Orange is the New Black) and Aidan Quinn (Legends of the Fall). STAY had its world premier at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2013 before opening theatrically in Canada and the US. The Saver, an adaptation of Edeet Ravel’s novel, will be her third feature.