The Film Kitchen


Ineke Kanters & Lisette Kelder
’s-Gravendijkwal 22-BG | 3014 EB Rotterdam
info@thefilmkitchen.nl
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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.


CURRENT PROJECTS

Pacifica.

Director & Screenwriter: Jan-Willem van Ewijk. Co-writer: Claytie Mason. Co-producers: Savage Film (BE), Propellor Film (NL), NTR (NL). Status: Completed. Release: 2024. Sort: Feature-length film. Duration: 89 min. Genre: Drama, Experimental. Distribution Benelux: September Film. Financers: Netherlands Film Fund, Netherlands Film Production Incentive, CoBO, Eurimages, Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Tax Shelter of the federal government of Belgium and the Taxshelter investors, NTR, Creative Europe Media of the European Union, September Film.

Wandering through the American West with his teenage daughter, a Dutch father slowly descends into madness after a violent shooting incident. Pacifica. is a film about loss, denial and America’s complex relationship with guns.


De Favoriet

Director & Screenwriter: Karin Junger. Co-producer: Krater Films (BE), Polar Bear (BE), BNNVARA (NL). Status: Postproduction. Release: 2024. Sort: Feature-length film. Duration: 90 min. Genre: Drama. Distribution Benelux: September Film. Financers: Netherlands Film Fund, Netherlands Film Production Incentive, Creative Europe Media of the European Union, BNNVARA, CoBO, Posta Sound for Picture.

Daan (12) is gradually, through grooming, roped in by his football coach Ries (35). The need to keep it a secret isolates him. When it comes out, his struggle begins against his own shame and the awkward, sometimes callous reactions from the people around him. Based on the autobiographical book of Steven van der Hoeven; ‘Your eyes betray you’.


Get Up Stand Up

Director & Screenwriter: Mari Sanders. Co-producer: A Private View (BE). Status: Pre-production. Release: 2026. Sort: Feature-length film. Duration: 90 min. Genre: Drama, Coming of Age. Distribution Benelux: Gusto Entertainment. Financers in place: Netherlands Film Fund, Creative Europe Media of the European Union.

When cheerful Vera (23) finds herself in a wheelchair, she must reinvent her life. This doesn’t happen until she meets Xander (22), who has been in a wheelchair his whole life. Slowly, their friendship deepens and ultimately gives them a new perspective on life. This leaves Vera facing a dilemma: does she embrace her limitation, or does she work hard to become as ‘normal’ as possible?