JUNGLE - 2017
OFFICIAL DUTCH ENTRY FOR THE INTERNATIONAL EMMY AWARDS 2018
* Gouden Kalf for Best Actor Television Drama 2017
* Gouden Kalf for Best Television Drama 2017
*Rockie Award at BANFF World Media Festival for Best Television Movie 2018
*Prix Europa for Best Television Movie 2018
*The Dutch Movies Matter Award at the Movies That Matter Festival 2019
A 50 min fiction film produced by BIND and the Dutch broadcasting network, BNN/VARA.
In partnership with “One Night Stand” (a platform for young directors).
Travelling to London, a young Syrian refugee finds himself caught up in the notoriuous refugee camp, the Jungle,
in Calais, where he finds an unlikely friend in his cynical tent mate. By day they encounter the unwritten
laws ofthe Jungle, whilst at night they risk their lives finding a route to the promised land.
NOTHING TO DECLARE - 2018
OFFICIAL DUTCH ENTRY FOR THE OSCARS 2018
*Winner of the National Silver Screen Prize at the Hollywood Film Festival 2018
*Official selection for the Gouden Kalf competition at The Netherlands Film Festival 2018
*Nominated for the Dutch Movies Matter Award at the Movies That Matter Festival 2019
An independent short film produced by BIND, July Film & Tessa Beijer.
Nothing to declare is set entirely in the back of a truck. Three young strangers who are forced to flee their homes are brought together in this small space. Initially they are wary of each other, but when it seems they will be stuck with one another for some time, they slowly but surely start to bond.
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NACHTOORD // NIGHTHAVEN - 2015
* Topkapi Fiction Films Prize 2015
* Special Film Fund Wild Card 2015
* FPN Award 2015
* VERS-Awards Jury Prize 2015
My graduation film: a 30 min fiction film.
A modern film noir about the peculiar pastime of a key cutter.
For more information about the film please visit the following website: www.nachtoord.com
NATIONALITY UNKNOWN - 2012
* Dutch Open Screen@ IDFA 2012.
* M2LIVE Film Price 2013 in the Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht.
A short documentary made in my first year at the Netherlands Film Academy.
Where do you feel at home in a country that is not your home? Where do you feel welcome in a place that has not welcomed you?
This short documentary shows the journey of a refused asylum seeker to his favourite place in the Netherlands.