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

In 2009 she earned an Honorable Mention at the “Prix de la Photographie Paris” for her series "Nation of Islam". Besides working on her own photography projects, she also works as a freelance photographer for magazines. 

Prominently featured alongside Anthony Minghella, Nick Park and Lynne Ramsay in "In Short: A Guide to Short Film-making in the digital Age" a book by the British Film Institute, Yohannes is currently developing a feature length screenplay.
 
Born in Eritrea and raised in Germany, from the age of three, she is a graduate of the London Film School and after living in New York, London and Paris she is currently based in Berlin.