The Film Kitchen

Jan van der Zanden & Ineke Kanters
Lijnbaansgracht 369E | 1017 XB Amsterdam
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The Film Kitchen specializes in producing and co-producing feature films for the international market. It also produces documentaries, short films and series for television, for the (inter)national market. Their projects span a wide variety of genres: from art house to mainstream. The production company cooperates closely with strong and experienced filmmakers, as well as young remarkable talent.


Mr. K

Director & Screenwriter: Tallulah H. Schwab. Country: NL/BE. Co-producer: A Private View (BE). Status: Financing. Release: 2023/2024. Sort: Feature-length film. Duration: 90 min. Genre: Absurdist thriller (dark comedy). Distribution/ Sales: Paradiso Filmed Entertainment. Financers: Netherlands Film Fund, Netherlands Film Production Incentive, AVROTROS, CoBO, Flanders Audiovisual Fund, Screen Flanders, Belgium Tax Shelter, Eurimages, MEDIA Creative Europe.

In a remote hotel magician Mr. K finds himself in a nightmare as he discovers that he cannot find the exit. Drawn in by the intriguing characters inhabiting the hotel he must either adapt and except their reality or revolt and stand alone. In order to leave he has to uncover the hidden secret behind the walls of the hotel.


Director: Berend & Roel Boorsma. Screenwriter: Berend & Roel Boorsma. Country: NL/BE/FR. Co-producer: Savage Film. Status: Financing. Sort: Feature-length film. Duration: 90 min. Genre: Drama. Distribution/Sales: September Film. Financers: Netherlands Film Fund, AVROTROS, MEDIA Creative Europe.

An idealistic backpacker couple discover an unspeakable truth, when they help a young man escape his violent Mauritanian master. During their flight along the West coast of Africa they find out the hard way that naivety comes with a price.