GERMANY – MARIE ELISA SCHEIDT
Marie Elisa Scheidt is a documentary filmmaker based in Munich, Germany. Her films have been screened and awarded at numerous major film festivals around the world. They frequently traverse the borderland between documentary and fiction and explore human relationships, the sensual and ineffable in the ordinary, weaving powerful stories about the place of individuals in a global society.
Elisa studied documentary film at the University of Television and Film Munich as well as at the School of Image Arts Toronto (Ryerson University). OUR WILDEST DREAMS is her first feature documentary.
LOLY H: Best Documentary, Intervideo Awards Mainz 2014.
HOLY F#&%: Best Experimental Short at Columbus International Film + Video Festival 2013.
SOBOTA: Best Documentary, Landshut Short Film Festival 2014, FFF Award for best film by an emerging director, Regensburg Short Film Festival 2014.
THROUGH THE LENS OF INKEDKENNY: Grand Prix at Lugano Film Festival 2013, Award for Best Documentary at Bamberg Short Film Festival 2013, 1st Prize at Queer-Streifen Gay/Lesbian Short Film Festival Regensburg 2013, 2nd Prize at Konstanz Short Film Festival 2013, Honorable Mention at Regensburger Kurzfilmwoche 2013.
I LOVE YOU, I LOVE YOU NOT: 1st Prize at Ca’Foscari Short Film Festival Venice 2011.
ON A TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE: Honorable Mention at Konstanz Short Film Festival 2009, 1st Prize “Important Cinematic Work” at Alternative Film/Video Festival Belgrade 2010.