Wiebke von Carolsfeld

German-born, Montreal-based Wiebke von Carolsfeld is a film director, editor and screenwriter. Her debut, Marion Bridge (starring Molly Parker and introducing Ellen Page), won Best First Canadian Feature at TIFF as well as at the Sudbury Film Festival, in addition to Best Film at the Verona Film Festival, inclusion in Canada’s Top Ten, and a nomination for Best Direction from the Director’s Guild of Canada. The film played in competition at the Rotterdam Film Festival and travelled extensively on the film festival circuit before opening to critical acclaim in Canada as well as the US. Wiebke also wrote and directed STAY (starring Taylor Schilling and Aidan Quinn), which opened at TIFF and garnered the Best Director Award from the Emerge Film Festival. Her latest film is The Saver, an adaptation of Edeet Ravel’s novel. For her work, she received a nomination from the Canadian Screen Awards (Best Adapted Screenplay) and the Writer’s Guild of Canada (Best Screenplay) as well as a nomination for Best Direction from the Director’s Guild of Canada and the American Indian Film Institute, which awarded the film Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor. The Saver also won Best Feature at the Green Bay Film Festival.

  • The Saver (Trailer)