Volya Films

Denis Vaslin & Fleur Knopperts
Graaf Florisstraat 110 A | 3021 CM Rotterdam
info@volyafilms.com | +31 104155621
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VOLYA FILMS is a Rotterdam based film production company that produces high quality feature films, documentaries and animations for the national and international market, mainly as international co-productions. Our films tell unexpected stories with an original style or perspective. Recent titles are YOUTH (SPRING) (Wang Bing, 2023, Cannes Film Festival - Official Selection 2023), LUKA (Jessica Woodworth, 2023, Big Screen Competition IFFR 2023), ARNOLD IS A MODEL STUDENT (2022, Sorayos Prapapan, Locarno Film Festival Cineasti del presente selection 2022, IFFR 2023, Winner Grand Prix Five Flavours Asian Film Festival), and TOTEM (Sander Burger, 2022, Opening Film Cinekid Festival, Winner of 17 Awards and selected for 27 festivals).

Volya Films is a member of the ACE, EAVE and Eurodoc networks, the European Film Academy and the NAPA.


CURRENT PROJECTS

Youri

Director: Sander Burger. Screenplay: Sander Burger & Bastiaan Tichler. Status: In development. Release: 2025. Sort: Feature. Duration: 120 min. Genre: Drama. 

Amsterdam, 1980s. When journalist Jan Brokken interviews Youri Egorov, world famous concert pianist and gay refugee from the USSR, an unexpected, close friendship arises between the two very different men. Extravagant Youri helps quiet Jan pursue his dream of becoming a novelist.

Birthmarks (Moedervlekken)

Screenplay & Director: Rudolf van den Berg. Status: In development. Release: 2025. Sort: Feature. Duration: 120 min. Genre: Drama, comedy.

When psychiatrist Kadoke feels he is becoming just as depressed as his suicidal patients, he decides to finally exorcise the terror of his deceased mother.

BIRTHMARKS is based on the eponymous bestseller by Arnon Gr├╝nberg.