Anneloek Sollart's new documentary 'Blijven gaan' got selected for the Golden Calf Competition!
The film is starring 5 senior people (the eldest one is 91) who keep on staying fit.
'Blijven gaan' is about the confronting battle against an ageing body and the realisation that, some day, you will lose that battle.
The documentary is premiering on September 22nd, during the Dutch Film Festival.
The feature film Injury by Karin Junger receives support from the Netherlands Film Fund. The film will receive 1 Million Euros voor realisation!
Blessure is produced by the Film Kitchen (main producer) with coproducer Polar Bear (BE)
Good news! The feature film Mr. K by Tallulah H. Schwab receives support from The Netherlands Film Fund under the Cinescoop scheme. The film will get 1,8 Million Euro for realisation.
Mr. K is produced by The Film Kitchen (main producer), with A Private View (BE) en Take 1 (NO).
Zoë (12) is her dads best friend. When, on a whim, he decides to give up his job as a banker to become a professional actor, her parents get into a big fight. Zoë is the only one who believes in her father and tries to help him in any way she can.
Zandvoort transformed from a fishermen's village into a seaside resort and home of the Dutch grand prix. In the late 20th century it became a village in decay. But now a radical transition is looming: the Formula 1 mega circus will return to the village. Zandvoort will become world famous! How are the citizens of the village preparing for this event that vanishes everything. Is there still room for a critical view or is euphoria the only touchstone?
Disgraced engineer Erik and small-time crook Lenny come across old wine bottles in a resistance hero’s hidden cellar near Hitler’s 1940 Ardennes headquarters. They convince an antiquarian that the wine was actually the Führer’s. The swindle gets wildly out of hand...
When Jacob's (48) American daughter Artis (17) suddenly dies, he refuses to accept her loss. He goes on a journey through America and imagines that she travels with him. Slowly he loses all grip on reality.
The Age of Magic is centred on a film crew that accidentally arrives at a mysterious medieval town. One by one they are enchanted the magical dimensions of the town. The film is an existential fairytale about the overcoming of this despair through the rediscovery of the Arcadian dream.
Mr. K, a travelling magician, finds himself in a Kafkaesque nightmare when he can’t find the exit of the hotel he has slept in. His attempts to get out only pull him deeper, entangling him further with the hotel and its curious inhabitants.
Lizz (22) and Jay (24), a Dutch couple, embark on a journey through Africa full of excitement. Their plans are thrown off the rails as they help William (22), a young African man, escape from his Mauritanian master. As they attempt to escape with William along the west coast of Africa, Lizz and Jay are faced with the consequences of their actions.
Jan van der Zanden graduated in cultural psychology and worked as a psychologist at the University of Amsterdam. After the foundation of Waterland Film in 1994, he followed international film financing at the Media Business School. In 2003 he was selected 'Producer on the Move' at the Cannes Film Festival. In January 2016 he founded with Ineke Kanters The Film Kitchen.
Ineke Kanters studied history in Rotterdam. After her college years she worked as a producer for Studio Sport (Dutch public television) and as an Internet editor at the Netherlands Broadcasting Foundation in Hilversum. After this she worked as a fund manager at the Rotterdam Media Fund and as development executive producer at Kasander Film. Since January 2012 she had her own company and worked part time at Waterland Film where she was involved in the development, financing and production of feature films. In January 2016 she founded The Film Kitchen together with Jan van der Zanden.
In the last two years Ineke Kanters was selected to be a member of the jury at international film festivals in Istanbul and Ostend (Belgium). She's also a jury member at the Dutch CineKid Festival and at the Dutch Film Festival in Utrecht (Film Producers Netherlands Award).