Wiebke von Carolsfeld

Wiebke von Carolsfeld is a feature filmmaker based in Montreal, Canada who made her directorial debut with Marion Bridge (starring Molly Parker and introducing Ellen Page). The critically acclaimed film won many awards including Best First Feature at TIFF and Sudbury, inclusion in Canada’s Top Ten and a nomination for Best Direction from the DGC. The film played at festivals around the world (Competition in Rotterdam, Karlovy Vary, Sydney, Pusan etc) before opening theatrically in the US, Canada and parts of Europe. Since, Wiebke wrote and directed the documentary Walk With Us as well as STAY, a Canadian/Irish co-production, starring Taylor Schilling, Aidan Quinn and Barry Keoghan. The film premiered at TIFF, garnered a Best Direction Award from the Emerge Film Festival before opening theatrically both in the US and Canada. Her most recent feature, The Saver, received many nominations (CSA, DGC, WGC), winning Best Screenplay from the Chlotrudis Society in Boston and Best Film at the Greenbay Festival. The American Indian Film Institute awarded the film Best Actress (Imajyn Cardinal) and Best Supporting Actor (Brandon Oakes). The film was distributed both in the US and Canada. During her recent residency with the Provincetown Film Society, Wiebke developed her new film The Last Straw.