Winta Yohannes
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Winta Yohannes
Winta Yohannes is a filmmaker, author and photographer whose films have been screened at globally renowned festivals including the Berlinale, Edinburgh and the BFM International Film Festival in London. Her short films can be found amongst the British Film Institute's, Duke University's and University's of Illinois in Chicago's film/video collection.

Her photography work has earned her an Honorable Mention at the Prix de la Photographie Paris" for her series Nation of Islam" as well as at the "International Photography Awards" for her series "Berlin Rave Culture". Besides working on her own photography projects, she also works as a freelance photographer.

Prominently featured alongside Anthony Minghella, Nick Park and Lynne Ramsay, in the book In Short: A Guide to Short Film-making in the Digital Age” published by the British Film Institute, Yohannes is currently working on a new feature length screenplay and works as a script consultant.

Born in Asmara / Eritrea and raised in Germany, from the age of three, she is a graduate of the London Film School and after numerous years in New York, London and Paris she currently lives and works in Berlin.