Dian Weys studied BCom Law and English Honours at the University of the Free State and Honours in Film & Television Studies at the University of Cape Town. He completed a Masters in Film Studies cum laude at the University of Cape Town in 2016 and has since published research papers on cine-ethics and responsible filmmaking. "Versnel", his first short film, screened at fifteen film festivals, including five Oscar Qualifying® festivals. "Plaashuis", his crowdfunded second short film, was selected at festivals such as the FIAPF-accredited Tampere Film Festival and Message to Man IFF. “Bergie” is his third short film.
  • Writer (3 Credits)
    Bergie2022
    Short
    Farmhouse2021
    Short
    Accelerate2017
    Short
  • Director (3 Credits)
    Bergie2022
    Short
    Farmhouse2021
    Short
    Accelerate2017
    Short
  • Producer (2 Credits)
    Bergie2022
    Short
    Farmhouse2021
    Short
International Competition
Farmhouse
Regensburg Short Film Week
Regensburg
2022
International Competition
Farmhouse
Tampere Film Festival
Tampere
2022
Lights in Motion Competition: International Shorts
Farmhouse
Foyle Film Festival
Derry
2021
Official Selection: Drama
Farmhouse
Aesthetica Short Film Festival
York
2021
International Competition
Farmhouse
Message to Man IFF
Saint Petersburg
2021
Official Selection
Farmhouse
GwangHwaMun (Asiana) International Short Film Festival
Seoul
2021
South African Competition
Farmhouse
Jozi Film Film Festival
Johannesburg
2021
Official Selection: Thriller Programme
Accelerate
Aesthetica Short Film Festival
York
2019
Official Selection
Accelerate
Athens International Film + Video Festival
Athens
2019
Official Selection International Shorts
Accelerate
Bogotá International Short Film Festival
Bogotá
2018
International Panorama Official Selection
Accelerate
Izmir International Short Film Festival
Izmir
2018
National Competition Made in South Africa
Accelerate
shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival
Cape Town
2018
South African Short Film Competition; Honourable Mention
Accelerate
Jozi Film Festival
Johannesburg
2018
Official Selection
Accelerate
HollyShorts Film Festival
Los Angeles
2018
International Short Film Competition
Accelerate
Anonimul International Independent Festival
Sfântu Gheorghe
2018
Official Selection: Short Film Competition
Accelerate
Zanzibar International Film Festival
Stone Town
2018
Selected Films: 2018
Accelerate
Transilvania Shorts
Sibiu
2018
Shorts: Narrative
Accelerate
Maryland Film Festival
Baltimore
2018
International Competition
Accelerate
Brussels Short Film Festival
Brussels
2018
Best Short Film; Best Screenplay
Accelerate
Silwerskermfees
Cape Town
2017
Official Selection
Farmhouse
Minikino Film Week
Bali
Birth Date
January 17, 1991
Nickname
Dian
Current City
Cape Town
Gender
Male
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