John Webster is a writer and director born in 1967 in Helsinki to English teachers who moved to Finland.
Apichatpong Weerasethakul is a Thai independent film director and producer, holder of Cannes jury prize for Tropical Malady...
Huang Weikai was born in 1972 in Guangdong Province, China. He studied Chinese painting for 15 years since he was 10 years old. In 1995 he graduated from the Chinese Art Dept. of the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts. He used to work as a cinema promoter, art editor, graphic designer, movie script writer and cinematographer. Since 2002 he has been directing independent films.
Studying acting in Cologne and New York. He worked for some years as stage actor. He
decided to switch perspectives, studying set and film design for theatre and film at the
acclaimed University of Applied Arts in Vienna.
Philip Widmann, born in 1980 in West Berlin, studied Cultural Anthropology, Ethnology, and American Studies at the University of Hamburg and attended the Documentary Film Class at the Hamburg University of Fine Arts. Widmann has been a member of the artist-run film laboratory LaborBerlin e.V. since 2009.
Richard Wiebe is a graduate student at the University of Iowa where he teaches nonfiction filmmaking, screenwriting, film theory, and film sound. He is the co-founder and co-director of Works-in-Progress (WiP), a non-competitive festival that programs unfinished work by artists working in virtually every medium.
Jola Wieczorek was born in Poland in 1983 and grew up in Austria. After studying Media Management in St. Pölten and Audiovisual Communication in Barcelona, she worked in Zurich as a production and casting assistant on fiction and commercial films...
Nina Wiesnagrotzki lives in Hamburg and Berlin.
Eduardo Williams studied at the Universidad del Cine in Buenos Aires (Argentina), then at Le Fresnoy, Studio National des Arts Contemporains (France)...
Scott completed a degree at Edinburgh College of Art where he studied documentary filmmaking and obtained a First-Class honours. On graduation he was awarded a Helen A. Rose bequest for Distinguished work by University of Edinburgh for his experimental film, Tapes From The Revolutionary...
Barbara Wilson is the director of ‘These Are My People…’ the first film by an all American Indian film crew who were training under the National Film Board’s ‘Challenge for Change’ program.
Frederick Wiseman is one of today’s greatest living documentary filmmakers. For close to thirty years he has created an exceptional body of work consisting of thirty full length films devoted primarily to exploring American institutions...
Douglas Wolfsperger was born in 1957 in Zurich/Switzerland as a German citizen and grew up on Lake Constance. After freelance work at SWF in Baden-Baden and WDR in Cologne, he works today as a writer and director.
Tomasz Wolski is a polish documentary director. He is a graduate of the Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing...
Amy Wong is a filmmaker and journalist originating from Canada. Her short film BRIDGE 5 (2011), a wordless portrait about a poor Roman man who lives on a bridge, was selected at the Visions du Réel competition in Nyon, Switzerland...
Sarah Wood was born in 1967 in London. She has worked for the past fifteen years with artists’ film as a writer, curator and filmmaker. Her film work focuses on the found object, particularly the still and moving documentary image, which she interrogates not only as an act of reclamation but also as a questioning of the relationship between the narrating of history and individual memory.
Edyta Wróblewska is a Polish documentary film director, graduate of Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing.
Constantin Wulff is an Austrian filmmaker, curator and journalist...
Andreas Wutz was born in 1962 in Munich, Germany and is an audio-visual artist, writer and curator.
Daniel Wyss is a Swiss film director and aesthetician...
Liwaa Yazji was born in Moscow in 1977. She is a graduate of Theater Studies in Damascus/Syria and worked in the fields of theater dramaturgy, playwriting, and screen writing...
Robert Young worked as a Cinematographer on various documentaries for the Netsilik Eskimo series. T
Tomislav Žaja studied at the Film Academy FAMU in Prague. With a career spanning for over 25 years, Žaja wrote, directed and/or produced over fifty documentaries, few short and experimental films, two TV adaptations of theatre plays and three fiction films...
Movie director, animator and editor. He studied Animation and Direction at the Film and TV School at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. He has composed the music for several movies, edited documentary films and feature film trailers...
Jiří Žák was born in 1989 in Zlín, currently lives in Prague. Jiří Žák utilizes a video essayistic approach to his films, reflecting ideas, politics, and history. He tries to add a narrative to complex issues via their internalization and change of perspective.
Peter Zákuťanský (1988) studied at the Academy of Performing Arts Bratislava, The Stop On Main Street is his graduation film.
The filmography of Santiago A. Zannou has always been linked to social and immigration issues. By telling strong stories and shaping characters from the real life, Santiago uses cinema as hammer to brake the walls of our collective and individual consciousness...
Grzegorz Zariczny was born in Poland in 1983. Grzegorz grew up on a farm in a small village in the suburbs of Cracow and still resides there today.
Born in 1969 in Geneva (Switzerland). After studying theoretical physics and literature he became a teaching assistant at the Université de Lausanne (Switzerland).
Born in Zurich. Studied journalism in Switzerland and Film in London. Since 1998, writer &
director for documentary, fiction, experimental and commercial films.
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