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Articles, interviews, news, analysis on the Dutch audiovisual sector.

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Country profile: Netherlands

Country profile: Netherlands

27 December 2020

First Cut Lab launches new workshops across Europe

First Cut Lab 2021

First Cut Lab launches new workshops across Europe

The first editions in Slovakia, the Netherlands and Hamburg have been announced and will run over the course of 2021  

13 January 2021

EXCLUSIVE: IDFA Forum announces this year’s selected projects, a new award and a brand-new category

IDFA 2020 – IDFA for Professionals

EXCLUSIVE: IDFA Forum announces this year’s selected projects, a new award and a brand-new category

The Dutch gathering’s Forum will take place online from 16-20 November and will host a total of 63 new projects  

13 October 2020

The International Coalition for Filmmakers at Risk comes to the rescue at Venice

Venice 2020 - Venice Production Bridge

The International Coalition for Filmmakers at Risk comes to the rescue at Venice

VENICE 2020: The new international body to support filmmakers facing severe risks and struggling to make their voices heard has been launched at Venice  

08 September 2020

IDFA and WePresent launch a selection of films about the impact of creativity

Distribution / Releases / Exhibitors - Netherlands/Europe

IDFA and WePresent launch a selection of films about the impact of creativity

The selection of non-fiction films, called IDFAxWePresent, includes three shorts and four features from Europe, Asia and the USA  

27 August 2020

14 new projects selected for the seventh edition of the Cinekid Script LAB

Cinekid 2020

14 new projects selected for the seventh edition of the Cinekid Script LAB

19 writers from 14 different countries have been selected to participate in the six-month initiative that focuses on the development of scripts for children’s films  

08 July 2020

Cinekid Festival to welcome international professionals online during its 34th edition

Cinekid 2020

Cinekid Festival to welcome international professionals online during its 34th edition

Cinekid for Professionals is planning a web-based industry event on its new online platform from 19-23 October  

01 July 2020

The Dutch government steps in to rescue the local film sector

Industry / Market - Netherlands

The Dutch government steps in to rescue the local film sector

The measures are part of a wider €300 million support package that will help to revive the country’s cultural and creative industries  

04 June 2020

IDFA Project Space to kick off in June

IDFA 2020

IDFA Project Space to kick off in June

The new programme aims to provide year-round support for IDFA alumni as well as offering creative and professional development  

25 May 2020

Dutch platform Picl secures revenues for cinemas and festivals during lockdown

Distribution / Releases / Exhibitors - Netherlands

Dutch platform Picl secures revenues for cinemas and festivals during lockdown

The streaming platform, which has been organising day-and-date releases since 2017, now covers almost 90% of independent Dutch cinemas and has sold ten times more tickets than last month  

08 April 2020

The Netherlands Film Fund begins to protect the Dutch film industry

Industry / Market - Netherlands

The Netherlands Film Fund begins to protect the Dutch film industry

The public film agency has announced its first measures to limit project-related damage to subsidised film productions  

19 March 2020

IFFR Pro unveils its winners during the 37th CineMart

IFFR 2020 – IFFR Pro

IFFR Pro unveils its winners during the 37th CineMart

The Eurimages Co-production Development Award has gone to Argentina’s Infanta by Natalia Garagiola  

30 January 2020

IFFR’s CineMart is all set for its 37th edition

IFFR 2020 – IFFR Pro

IFFR’s CineMart is all set for its 37th edition

The leading Dutch co-production market will welcome 17 feature-film projects from around the globe and will introduce four VR ones  

15 January 2020

Europa Distribution brings Solo to IDFA's Industry Talk

IDFA 2019 - IDFA for Professionals

Europa Distribution brings Solo to IDFA's Industry Talk

For the second year in a row, the distributors network co-organised various events at IDFA focused on the distribution of documentary films  

13 December 2019

Europa Distribution to discuss the distribution of documentaries at IDFA

IDFA 2019 - IDFA for Professionals

Europa Distribution to discuss the distribution of documentaries at IDFA

The network will hold a workshop from 24-26 November at the Dutch festival, which will include a case study on Artemio Benki's documentary Solo  

22 November 2019

Snot and Splash snags the Eurimages Co-production Development Award at the Cinekid Junior Co-production Market

Cinekid 2019 – Cinekid for Professionals/Awards

Snot and Splash snags the Eurimages Co-production Development Award at the Cinekid Junior Co-production Market

Prizes were handed out to several projects selected for this year’s Junior Co-production Market, including Teemu Nikki’s exciting venture into children’s entertainment  

25 October 2019

CineMember.eu pushes for youth access to its pan-European film platform

Distribution - Netherlands/Belgium/Luxembourg

CineMember.eu pushes for youth access to its pan-European film platform

Netherlands-based independent European platform is now aiming to reach new territories such as Eastern Europe and Scandinavia  

29 May 2019

REPORT: CineMart 2019

IFFR 2019 – IFFR Pro

REPORT: CineMart 2019

We profile the winning projects of the 36th edition of IFFR Pro’s CineMart  

01 February 2019

Experts at the IFFR Pro Hub panels leave nothing to chance

IFFR 2019 – IFFR Pro

Experts at the IFFR Pro Hub panels leave nothing to chance

Covering self-presentation and preparing for international markets, this year’s Pro Hub panels armed emerging filmmakers with useful tools to help them get their movies out into the world  

31 January 2019

The 36th CineMart reveals its winners

IFFR 2019 – IFFR Pro

The 36th CineMart reveals its winners

Poland’s Stillborn by Olga Chajdas has taken home the coveted Eurimages Co-Production Development Award from the 36th CineMart awards ceremony  

31 January 2019

IFFR Pro Hub gives pointers on how to reach an audience

IFFR 2019 – IFFR Pro

IFFR Pro Hub gives pointers on how to reach an audience

At the IFFR Pro Hub panel, international experts shared stories and tips on how to get through to the right people  

30 January 2019

Exploring the future of VR at IFFR Pro’s VR Days 2019

IFFR 2019 – IFFR Pro

Exploring the future of VR at IFFR Pro’s VR Days 2019

The conference organised by IFFR Pro and VR Days Europe looked to the future of a medium that is constantly evolving but which still needs to find its way in terms of storytelling and financing  

30 January 2019

IFFR Reality Check asks whether films can still be developed

IFFR 2019 – IFFR Pro

IFFR Reality Check asks whether films can still be developed

Alternative techniques for film development, the variety of formats and innovative funding processes were the main topics discussed at the IFFR Pro conference  

29 January 2019

IFFR announces Hubert Bals Fund 2018 spring selection

Industry - Netherlands

IFFR announces Hubert Bals Fund 2018 spring selection

Eleven development grants and two co-production grants have been awarded, while the fund also expands efforts in post-production  

15 May 2018

13 genre projects selected for Frontières Finance & Packaging Forum in Amsterdam

Industry - Netherlands

13 genre projects selected for Frontières Finance & Packaging Forum in Amsterdam

The forum (22-24 February) invites projects at the late financing stage to work with a select group of industry experts in finance, sales and distribution  

19 January 2018

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