Portrait Wendy Mitchell

Wendy Mitchell




As the world awakens to the complexity of our history, power structures and systemic oppression, Carla 2020 will open with creative leaders who have worked towards constructive social change in their work!


Wendy Mitchell is a journalist, moderator and film festival consultant. She is a contributing editor at Screen Daily, where she previously served as editor in chief, and is the editor of the European Film Academy‘s Close-up magazine.

Her latest book is Citizen Canine: Dogs in the Movies (Laurence King, 2020). She is the Nordic and UK delegate for the San Sebastian Film Festival and, a consultant for the International Film Festival Rotterdam – IFFR, Zürich International Film Festival and Zürich Summit, Connext by Flanders Image, Göteborg’s Nordic Film Market and TV Drama Vision.

In the US, she previously worked on staff at Entertainment Weekly, IndieWire, Time Inc and Rolling Stone.