Zara Dwinger (1990) is a director who loves to make visually playful films; varying from heartwarming stories to more quirky concepts.
After studying Cultural Anthropology and working for online magazine hard//hoofd, Zara Dwinger graduated from the Dutch Filmacademy as a director in 2017. Her critically acclaimed graduation film Sirene, a coming-of-age film about confusion and identity, won several prizes and was selected for festivals among which the prestigious Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival. A commercial about cyberbullying she made as a graduation project got nominated for the Porsche International Student Advertising Film Award. At the moment she is working on a short fiction film which got selected for NTR Kort.