Wiebke Pöpel, born 1972 in Bremen/Germany, is a Berlin-based filmmaker and video artist.

Her films (dance films, short films and documentaries) have been shown on international film festivals and on television. Her dance film FORA DENTRO (D 2004) was awarded Deutscher Videotanzpreis (Förderpreis); the film CIRCULATURA (D 2009), a cooperation with choreographer Mirella Weingarten funded by Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg was awarded PEARL’09.

Her video installations made part of theatre and concert productions at Chassé theatre Breda (NL), mdr Musiksommer Leipzig and Konzerthaus am Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin, a.o..

Apart from that, Wiebke has worked freelance as camera woman, editor and animation artist for German, Spanish, Dutch and Swedish television.

During her studies (Latin American Studies, University of Cologne; Audiovisual Communication, Academie Beeldende Kunsten Maastricht) she has spent several years abroad in Brazil, Scotland, Portugal and the Netherlands. Wiebke speaks English, Portuguese and Dutch. She loves to work in an intercultural and interdisciplinary context.

REFERENCES    Amt für Kultur St. Gallen (CH) / apartment nine – Film und Fernsehproduktion / arte TV / Bundesvereinigung Lebenshilfe e.V. / Chassé Theater Breda (NL) / Cultura Nova Festival (NL) / Ensemble Mixtura / HAU Hebbel am Ufer Berlin / Huis van de Kunsten Limburg (NL) / Inoui e.V. / Konzerthaus am Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin / Kulturhauptstadt Ruhr.2010: labkultur.tv / Literaturhaus Lettrétage / Maria am Ostbahnhof, Berlin / mdr Musiksommer Leipzig / Moderne Dans Maastricht (NL) / Museum Neukölln, Berlin / Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart / Netzwerk EBD / Netzwerk Migration in Europa e.V. / Richard Philp Gallery, London / RTL / Schlossmediale Werdenberg (CH) / spi consult, Berlin / Stadtmuseum Stuttgart / Stiftung Brandenburger Tor / Stuttgarter Filmwinter / Theater aan het Vrijthof Maastricht (NL) / Theater 101PUNT (NL) / TV cuatro (Spain) / TV4 (Sweden) / Verein Schloss Werdenberg (CH) / Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg Platz, Berlin / webfruit GmbH / York University Toronto (CA)