about




 vita

2019 - now:
works as free filmmaker and media designer
in Cologne and Freiburg (i. Brsg.)

2020 - now
/ media designer at University Library Freiburg (media centre) and University of Freiburg as part of the research group “heroes – heroizing - heroism”
/ creates concept, web design, multimedia content (film, podcast, photography...) for a public online presence for archiving and presenting research results

2015 - 2020:
/ design of audiovisual media and mediadesign/technics
/ Bergische Universität Wuppertal (BUW), Germany.
/ degree: bachelor of arts

2011 - 2014:
/ history of arts / applied culture studies
/ Institute of Technology (KIT) in Karlsruhe, Germany.
/ degree: bachelor of arts

born in Buchen (1991), Germany.

official selections & awards

Trübes Wasser / Troubled Water
/ Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen - NRW-Wettbewerb
/ Filmfest Dresden 2021 - National Competition
/ Tricky Women/ Tricky Realities 2021 - Up&Coming
/ Filmfest Bremen 2021 - Innovation
/ Sehsüchte 2021
/ Bundesfestival Junger Film 2021
/ Athens Animfest 2021
/ Cinanima 2020 - Student Competition
/ Ajayou 2020 - Competition: Grand Prize
/ Balkanima 2020 - Student Competition
/ cinemaway 2020  

Dutch Wife
/ 40. Filmfestival Max-Ophüls-Preis 2019, Mittellanger Spielfilm, Co-Regie

morphosis*
/ jung&abgedreht, youth short film festival hanau 2016
2nd place: aged 19-27.
special award by zonta international / zonta club of hanau
- empowering woman through service & advocacy
/ girls go movie festival 2016, mannheim





Elena Wiener
51067 cologne
elena.m.wiener@gmail.com

(C) Elena Wiener 2020
filmmaker
concept & direction
animation, motion graphics & postproduction