The Other Room

Ester Gould & Reijer Zwaan
Zuideinde 459 | 1035 PH Amsterdam
+31 6 2189 8908 | +31 6 5121 3029

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The Other Room was founded in 2014 by Ester Gould and Reijer Zwaan. Their creative collaboration immediately paid off with the direction and co-production of the internationally successful documentary STRIKE A POSE (2016), which premiered at the Berlinale and was screened worldwide in movie theaters and by Netflix. The Other Room produces with a radical love for documentary, and selectively chooses films and series that can resonate at home and abroad. The Other Room actively seeks international collaboration and has taken part in EURODOC and IFFR Pro 2022.


WHEN NO ONE SEES (working title)

Director: Mea Dols de Jong & Chris Westendorp. Screenwriter: Mea Dols de Jong, Ester Gould, Reijer Zwaan. Country: NL. Status: in production. Co-producer: BNNVARA (NL). Release: 2023. Sort: documentary series (4x50’).

WHEN NO ONE SEES is a high-end documentary series about cyberwarfare and digital espionage. The four-part geopolitical detective series looks at the present, past and future of digital threats. How do we protect our democracies in modern times of war?

FLUSHING (working title)

Director: Ester Gould. Screenwriter: Ester Gould & Saskia de Jong. Country: NL. Status: pre-production. Co-producer: Muyi Films (NL), HUMAN (NL). Release: TBD. Sort: documentary feature

Chaos and ruthless competition: a modern-day 'gold rush' is raging in Flushing, a melting-pot neighborhood in the shadow of Manhattan. While most inhabitants hustle daily to get by, they also find comfort in each other’s company. FLUSHING is a documentary Western about life and survival in the margins of the most basic capitalist society.

Trailer STRIKE A POSE (2016)