Susanne just wrapped „Dear Darkness“ in Vienna. Filmed on 16mm and directed by acclaimed artist/filmmaker Antoinette Zwirchmayer, the story centers around three women who meet again after 20 years. None of them being, what they pretend to be.
Cast: Susanne Wuest, Veronika Glatzner, Teresa Rotschopf, Hubsi Kramar
Antoinette Zwirchmayr was born 1989 in Salzburg, Austria. Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.
Her works have been featured in festivals including Berlinale (D),Toronto International Film Festival (CND), International Short Film Festival Oberhausen (D) Indielisboa ( P), Media City Film Festival (CND), New Horizons Film Festival (PL), CPH: DOX (DK), Ann Arbor Film Festival (USA), FID Marseille (F).
She has been awarded with the Start-Up Grant for Young Film Artists (Arts and Culture Division of the Federal Chancellery of Austria 2017), Annual grant for photography (Land Salzburg 2017), Simon S. Filmaward (2016), Kodak Cinematic Vision Award (Ann Arbor Film Festival 2016), Best Innovative Film Award, Diagonale – Festival of Austrian Film (2016), Annual grant for film (Land Salzburg 2014), Best short documentary Award – Diagonale, Festival of Austrian Film (2014), Sponsorship Award (Salzburger Kunstverein 2014), Birgit-Jürgenssen-Award (2013).