Insa Wiese was born in 1978 in the rural part of East Friesland. She studied Arts and German Language and Literature at the University of Oldenburg. There, she discovered her passion for movies and especially for shorts, she implemented her own filmlets and organized together with friends the small short film festival zwergWERK. After having worked several years for the Hamburg International Short Film Festival, she’s working since 2009 as the head of the International Short Film Week Regensburg. Since summer 2016 she is also working for the festival UNDERDOX in Munich. There she is jointly responsible for the short films. She also curates short film programs like Emerging Artists and she is giving lectures at the University in Regensburg and University for Television and Film Munich. Since April 2016 she has been a member of the board of the Bavarian Film Festival Association and since June 2019 she has been running the podcast SIMPLY SHORT!, in which everything revolves around short films.
Short Talk is a podcast by Talking Shorts. In each episode a professional from the short film circuit will discuss about their work, career and event during a friendly talk with the host.
Internationale Kurzfilmwoche Regensburg Artistic Director Insa Wiese is the guest of the eighth episode. The interview was recorded on April 09th 2020 via Skype.
Short Talk is hosted, produced and edited by Enrico Vannucci. Music by I Munacielli.
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