Curtis L. Wiebe is the recipient of the 2023 MFM Manitoba Film Hothouse Award for Creative Development.
Wiebe is a filmmaker, illustrator, animator, musician and sculptor in Winnipeg, where he attends Hope Mennonite Church.
Presented by the Winnipeg Film Group, the award recognizes an established mid-career Manitoba filmmaker. It comes in the form of $10,000 cash and $5,000 in film group services.
Wiebe, whose short films have screened at festivals around the world, is pursuing the production of his first feature-length film, The Last Spelldrake of Saskatchewan.
Source: Winnipeg Film Group
Curtis L. Wiebe is a filmmaker, illustrator, animator, musician and sculptor. (Supplied photo)