Finity Calling (15mins)

an animated short by Jasper Kuipers

An endless void stretches out behind the windows of a large room. Only windows, no doors. It is empty except for five
people sitting at a table that seats six. Their withered bodies adorned with lush fabrics and jewelry, they spend eternity
playing with their food. A charged silence fills the air. Any violation of the strict social rules is immediately suppressed
by the others. When the fragile equilibrium in the group is finally broken by the boy’s constant pestering, things start
spiraling out of control. His mother tries her best to protect both him and herself from the consequences but playing
this double role comes at a high price.

a film by Jasper Kuipers, sound | sound mix Senjan Jansen & Bert Aerts, grading | delivery Reinier van Brummelen, producer Marc Thelosen
this film is supported by the Netherlands Film Fund, Flemish Audiovisual Fund, Creative Industries Netherlands, Cinecrowd
a co-production by seriousFilm, Walking the Dog, NIaF
festival distribution KLIK Ursula van den Heuvel
international sales SND Films Sydney Neter

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October 11, 2018

the Principal Wife @ DOK Leipzig

The Principal Wife – the 70mins documentary by Hester Overmars – is selected for the international competition at the DOK Leipzig festival 2018. The festival opens on October 29, 2018 and closes on November 4, 2018. For more information and screenings in Leipzig click here. The award ceremony is scheduled for Saturday evening November 3, 2018.

October 1, 2018

de Verbeelding 10 jaar

During the Netherlands Film Festival 2018 the support programme ‘De Verbeelding’ – ‘The Imagination’ – a joint programme by the Netherlands Film Fund and Mondriaan Fund, celebrated its 10 years of existence.

Please, click here for the dedicated website of De Verbeelding, in that context our co-production ‘Stones Have Laws’ by director Lonnie van Brummelen & Siebren de Haan is realised.

July 25, 2018

Netherlands Film Festival 2018

It is with pleasure to announce that three seriousFilm productions have been selected for the upcoming edition of the Netherlands Film Festival in Utrecht:

The Principal Wife (2018 – 72mins) by Hester Overmars, a documentary co-production with KRO-NCRV, long-listed for the ‘Gouden Kalf’ competition.

Finity Calling (2018 – 15mins) by Jasper Kuipers, a stop-motion short in co-production with Walking the Dog (Brussels), in competition for the ‘Gouden Kalf’.

Sand Wanderer (2017 – 6:21mins) by Eric Giessmann, an animated short, produced in the framework of the Wildcard programme of the Netherlands Film Fund, in competition for the debutant ‘Gouden Kalf’.

Marco Niemeijers long documentary Garden of Life (2017 – 72mins) is unfortunately not selected, but long-listed for the ‘Gouden Kalf’ competition.

We warmly congratulate the filmmakers, and all who have been contributing to the productions.


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