Discipline: Film/Video – feature

Eva Weber

Discipline: Film/Video – feature
Region: London, UK
MacDowell Fellowships: 2016

Eva Weber is a London-based, German filmmaker working in both documentary and fiction.

Weber's award-winning short films have screened at numerous festivals, including Sundance, Telluride, Edinburgh, and London, amongst others. Her film The Solitary Life of Cranes was described as “one of the most absorbing documentaries of the year” by The Observer, and selected as one of the top five films of the year in Sight & Sound’s annual film review. Her fiction short Field Study was nominated for the 2015 European Film Award.

Weber is currently in development on a number of feature projects including the Sundance-supported Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name, the BFI-supported The Spark, and the hybrid feature Ghost Wives supported by the Danish Film Institute and Creative Europe, which she worked on at MacDowell. She also developed a number of other feature projects while in residence.

Weber attended the Sundance Institute’s Screenwriters’ and Directors’ Labs in 2013, and is the recepient of the Sundance Institute Mahindra Global Filmmaking Award.


New Jersey

Eva Weber worked in the New Jersey studio.

The yellow clapboard New Jersey Studio, located on a grassy, sloping site, was funded by the New Jersey Federation of Women’s Clubs and built as an exact replica of Monday Music Studio (1913). The studio’s porch rests on fieldstone piers that increase in height as the ground slopes to the west. Like Monday Music Studio, New Jersey…

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