Konrad Thọ Fiedler's directorial debut, RUNNING EAGLE (2017), was awarded Best of the Northwest Short at the BendFilm festival in Bend, Oregon.
RUNNING EAGLE was also awarded Best Film Editing at the Barcelona International Film Festival. It was an official selection at Raindance (London), Hawaii International (Honolulu), deadCenter (Oklahoma City), Red Nation (Los Angeles), Tribal Film Festival (Tulsa, OK), Oxford (Mississippi), and Taos Shortz (New Mexico), the Bigfork Independent (Montana) film festivals. RUNNING EAGLE is an introduction to the world of feature film in development, WINTER COUNT.
Also a cinematographer, Konrad was a cinematography fellow at the American Film Institute (AFI) conservatory in Los Angeles (2009-2012).
Prior to filmmaking, Konrad was a staff photographer for The New York Sun newspaper (2002-2009). His video and photography clients include: news agency Agence France-Presse (AFP), NBCUniversal, The History Channel, VICE, The New York Times, Getty Images, Bloomberg News, and Marie Claire.
Some of Konrad's photographs of the crisis in Darfur are in the permanent collection at the Library of Congress and were nominated for Pulitzer consideration.
He went to McLean High School in McLean, Virginia and Columbia University in New York City.