SILENT HEAT - experimental short
On a vacation with her girlfriend Lyla’s fantasies are triggered in an unexpected way. After she is stung by a sea urchin she meets the sensual Valéry who takes her to an underground sub culture with a peculiar fetisj. The island appears to be full of pleasure and a scenery of desire that will change Lyla’s life forever.
to be written and to be directed by Luciënne Venner financer Netherlands Filmfund
THE HAGUE HILTON - feature
Poul Olson works as a guard in the prison of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague. He gets tangled up in a ruthless power game with one of the alleged war criminals and one of his victims. No one seems to be able to stop the disastrous chain of events.
to be directed by Boris Paval Conen, written by Anjet Daanje financer Netherlands Filmfund
FLOATING - feature
Two people want to make their dreams come true in a world without borders. Is it possible to settle in unfamiliar surroundings? Or will you always be on the move? Forever moving, forever floating.
written and to be directed by Quirine Racke & Helena Muskens financer Netherlands Filmfund
STRANGER - feature
A young independent Dutch woman falls madly in love with a charismatic lawyer of Moroccan origin. On a trip to his place of birth, he is wrongly accused of murder. After their return she must discover which stranger is lurking behind his immaculate appearance.
written and to be directed by Urszula Antoniak financer Netherlands Filmfund
WHEN WE LOST TO THE GERMANS - feature
The summer of 1974. The city is empty, all their friends are on holiday and Daan and Jonas — not friends — will simply have to get on with each other. But their heads are full of Heleentje, who's gone — but not on holiday.
written by Guido van Driel & Bas Blokker to be directed by Guido van Driel financer Netherlands Filmfund
PADDED LADY - feature
Ann, a 28-year-old severely obese woman, still lives with her dominant mother. When she is fired because of her body size, her mother decides to intervene in an unorthodox manner.
How does Ann separate herself from her mother so she can go on with her life without this oppressive baggage?
to be written and be directed by Rosanne Pel
FRED HET HERT - short animation
When the artist starts drawing a deer, she could not have foreseen this little drawn deer has very clear ideas of how he has took and what he wants to do. Who will get his way, the deer or the artist?
to be written by Chris Westendorp to be directed by Pépé Smit animation Sverre Frederiksen
SUMMERFUR - feature film
Brian (13) lives with his father in a caravan on a remote site. During the summer vacation he is forced to look after his severely mentally impaired brother Lucien (18). But how do you make the right choices if you still have to discover so much yourself?
to be directed by Joren Molter, written by Britt Snel based on a novel by Jaap Robben financer Netherlands Filmfund
WHITE BERRY - feature film
Kya (18), an albino girl of African descent, tries to be just as 'black' as the girls from the close-knit Ghanaian community, but she continues to feel like an outsider. When the fashion world sees a pearl in her white skin, she becomes entangled in an inner struggle for who she really is.
to be directed by Sia Hermanides, written by Ilse Ott financer Netherlands Filmfund
KRASSEN - single play
Bianca, in her forties with an inferiority complex, has been trying to satisfy her demanding mother all her life. When she finds a friend in a new colleague, a new world opens for Bianca. When he suddenly disappears from her life, she has to find her inner strength.
to be directed and written by Hyo Kaag coproducer NTR financer Netherlands Filmfund, NPO Fund
CRONOS - single play
Like father like son? Or is it possible to escape the legacy of blood?
to be directed by Michael Middelkoop and written by Moniek Kramer coproducer BNNVARA financer Netherlands Filmfund, NPO Fund
GLOWING SEAS - feature film
Glowing Seas by Ulrike Grote is about seventy-year-old Ruben, who has been hiding in his own fantasy world for years because he cannot face reality.
With the help of his grandson, he is able to accept the death of his wife and open his eyes to those who are still in his life.
to be directed and written by Ulrike Grote producer: Fortune Cookie Film (DE), NFP (DE), Family Affair Films (NL)
financer Netherlands Filmfund