Eva Weber

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Documentary Short. 2011. An impressionistic and haunting portrait of reindeer herding in the twilight expanses of the Lappish wilderness. Commissioned by NOWNESS. Premiered at LA Film Fest 2012. Festival screenings include Sundance, Sundance London, Telluride, Camden, San Francisco, True/False, BFI London, Sheffield Doc/Fest, AFI Fest.

A London-based, German director working in documentary and fiction, Eva Weber has found acclaim with films like the 27-minute documentary THE SOLITARY LIFE OF CRANES (“one of the most absorbing documentaries of the year” – The Observer), the mid-length film BLACK OUT (“An eye-opening doc…moves seamlessly between the straightforward and the poetic” – The Hollywood Reporter), and the fiction short FIELD STUDY (nominated for the European Film Awards). Eva’s multi-award-winning films have screened at 50+ festivals, including Sundance, Telluride, SXSW, HotDocs, BFI London True/False, Sheffield, IDFA, Frameline, and New Fest. They have also been exhibited at MoMA, the Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, and other gallery spaces, and broadcast on national and international television (Channel 4, PBS, SBS, YLE, Arte, amongst others). Eva is the recipient of a Sundance Institute Mahindra Global Filmmaking Award; and a Sundance Screenwriter, Director, and Composer & Sound Design Lab Fellow.