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

Her films (dance films, short films and documentaries) have been shown on international film festivals and on television. 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.

From 2015 to 2018, Wiebke realized the awarded DVD-series Lachenmann Perspektiven about the orchestra works of German composer Helmut Lachenmann (produced by Musik der Jahrhunderte, published at Breitkopf&Härtel).

The 90-minute documentary Helmut Lachenmann – My Way, a co-production with German television SWR and funded by MFG Baden-Württemberg, is her first feature film.

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)