LUNA WEDLER

Luna Wedler was born in 1999 in Zurich. At the age of fourteen she had her first casting for Niklaus Hilber´s movie “Amateur Teens” and got immediately the role of “Milena”. This was followed by TV movie “Lina” by Mike Schaerer.

 

2016 Luna Wedler began studying at the European Film Actor School in Zürich. More than likely she will finish her study 2018. In the same year, she was filming the movies “Der Läufer” by Hannes Baumgartner and “Flitzer” by Peter Luisi, as well as “Blue my mind” by Lisa Brühlmann, the movie she played her first leading role.

 

“Blue my mind” premiered at the San Sebastian Film Festival. At the Zurich Film Festival the movie won among other awards the Critics’ Choice Award and the Golden Eye Award. This was followed by the win of the Best First Feature Award at the Festa del Cinema di Roma. 2018 the movie premiered at the  Max Ophüls Filmfestival and won the Best Director Award.

 

At the beginning of 2017 the actress was filming the European TV series “The Team” alongside Jürgen Vogel, as well as the TV movie “Zwiespalt” directed by Barbara Kulcsar and cinema film “Beast” by Lorenz Merz. This was followed by a leading role in the cinema film “Das Schönste Mädchen der Welt” by the director Aron Lehman.

At the Berlinale 2018 she was awarded as European Shooting Star by the EFP. Also, she won the Swiss Film Award as Best Actress for "Blue my mind".  Also she shot the movie “Dem Horizont so nah” based on the novel by Jessica Koch directed by Tim Trachte. Alongside Jannik Schümann she plays the leading part.

 

2019 the actress is shooting the film adaptation of the successful novel "Auerhaus" by author Bov Bjerg under the direction of Neele Leana Vollmar as well as the project „The Story of My Wife“ by Ildiko Enyedi. The actress also took on the leading role in the new Netflix series "Biohackers". The thriller series is scheduled for release in 2020.

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