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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.

 

April 14, 2018

Garden of Life in Dutch cinemas

The documentary ‘Garden of Life’ by director Marco Niemeijer receives its Dutch theatrical release on May 31, 2018, the film is scheduled for:

May

Filmtheater, Hilversum 31-5 / Rialto, Amsterdam 31-5 / De Balie, Amsterdam 31-5 / Ketelhuis, Amsterdam 31-5 / LUX, Nijmegen 31-5 / ‘t Hoogt, Utrecht 31-5 / de Verkadefabriek, Den Bosch 31-5 / de Cacaofabriek, Helmond 31-5 / Filmhuis, Den Haag 31-5 / de Filmschuur, Haarlem 31-5 / Cinema Oostereiland, Hoorn 31-5 / LantarenVenster, Rotterdam 31-5 / Fraterhuis, Zwolle 31-5 / Chassé, Breda 31-5 / Kijkhuis, Leiden 31-5 / Lieve Vrouw, Amersfoort 31-5, Forum, Groningen 31-5

June
Forum, Groningen 6-6 / Filmhuis De Spiegel, Heerlen June 7, 8, 9, and 10

September
Gruitpoort, Doetichem week 20-9

distribution by Periscoop Film

April 14, 2018

Finity Calling premiere

After many years of intense labour the animated stop-motion short ‘Finity Calling’ by director Jasper Kuipers premiered on Friday 13, 2018 during Playgrounds Blend in Tuschinski Theatre in Amsterdam. Congratulations Jasper!

First international screenings are scheduled for the Internationales Trickfilm Festival Stuttgart 2018, and during the Zagreb Animafest 2018.

April 14, 2018

Along Chapel Road @ Lantaren Venster

On Sunday April 23, 2018 ‘Along Chapel Road’ by director André Schreuders is screened in Lantaren Venster in Rotterdam. The screening starts at 16:30hrs and includes a Q&A with the filmmaker. Tickets are available here.

March 3, 2018

the Principal Wife @ Off Screen

‘The Principal Wife’ by director Hester Overmars is screened at Off Screen in WORM on Thursday March 15, 2018, the programme begins at 20:15hrs, with the director present. For more information on Off Screen click here.

February 20, 2018

The Gap @ festivals in 2018

‘The Gap’ the animated short by director Patrick Vandenbroeck – a co-production with VIVI Films, Brussels – has been selected for Ciné Privé 2018 Ghent,  Tilburg International Architecture Film Festival 2018 Tilburg, the Erarta MOTION PICTURES International Festival of shorts about paintings 2018 St. Petersburg, and last but not least for the Ars Electronica Festival 2018 Linz, Austria (in competition for the Prix Ars Electronica).

February 19, 2018

Finity Calling @ Trickfilmfestival 2018 Stuttgart

‘Finity Calling’ the long-awaited animated short by Jasper Kuipers is selected in competition for the upcoming Internationales Trickfilmfestival Stuttgart 2018. Click here for more in formation about the festival.

February 19, 2018

Animfest 2018: Sand Wanderer & Cloacinae

The animated shorts ‘Sand Wanderer’ – directed and animated by Eric Giessmann – and ‘Cloacinae’ – directed and animated by Serge Onnen & Sverre Fredriksen – are selected for this years Animfest in Athens, Greece. For more information about Animfest click here.

February 19, 2018

The Principal Wife @ DOCfeed

Hester Overmars’ new documentary ‘the Principal Wife’ opens this years DOCfeed festival in Eindhoven. Screening takes place at Thursday February 22, 2018. For more information about DOC feed click here.

‘the Principal Wife’ is a co-production with KRO-NCRV, and will be broadcasted in May 2018