New Amsterdam Film Company

Sander Verdonk, Thomas den Drijver
Raamgracht 6 | 1011 KK Amsterdam
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We are New Amsterdam and we are storybuilders: a passionate group of thinkers, producers and makers. We create authentic stories and bring them to the right audience in a truly great way. We love to collaborate with talented people, creative companies and strong brands from all over the world.


The East

Director: Jim Taihuttu. Screenwriter: Jim Taihuttu & Mustafa Duygulu. Cast: Martijn Lakemeier, Marwan Kenzari. Country: NL, BE, IND. Co-producer: Wrong Men (BE), Salto Films (IND). Status: In post-production. Release: Autumn 2020. Sort: Feature. Duration: tbd. Genre: War epic. Distribution/Sales: XYZ (world sales), Splendid Film (Benelux distribution).

During the post-WW2 Indonesian War of Independence, a young Dutch soldier joins an elite unit led by a mysterious captain known only as ‘The Turk.’ When the fighting intensifies between the Indonesian people and their colonial oppressor, Johan finds himself questioning and ultimately challenging his commander’s brutal strategy to stop the resistance.

According to Tradition

Director: Michiel ten Horn. Screenwriter: Michiel ten Horn. Cast: tba. Country: NL, BE, LU. Co-producer: Savage Film, Samsa Film. Status: Financing. Release: 2021. Sort: Feature. Duration: 100 min. Genre: Psychedelic crime comedy. Distribution/Sales: tbd.

A proud man past the prime of life, suspects there’s ‘something bad’ in his bloodline. His wife is starting to wonder what happened to him, his daughter doesn’t take him seriously, and he’s no longer the career criminal he used to be. While dealing with a drug deal gone wrong, he desperately searches to answer the question:

Who or what is punishing me?