Amsterdam based production company IJswater Films (‘Icewater Films’), is producing high quality features, shorts, documentaries and TV Drama by emerging or established talent for almost 25 years. Founding owner/producer is Marc Bary (graduate Netherlands Film Academy, Binger Filmlab, member EFA). Producer Steven Rubinstein Malamud (participant IFFR Rotterdam Lab, Trans-Atlantic Partners Programme/TAP with project In Alaska) is working for the company since 2013 and from 2019 also operating as an independent producer. Eline van Hagen is project supervisor and office coordinator.
IJswater titles a.o.: The Polish Bride (Cannes Critics Choice, Golden Globe Nominee), Contact (Berlinale Golden Bear Best Short), Win/Win (Prix Genève Europe Script Award), Deep (Reflet d’Or IFF Genève), The New World (Emmy Award Best Actress), 22nd of May (TIFF), Supernova (Berlinale Generation), Paradise Trips (Best Cinematography Sopot FF), In Blue (Best Feature Austin IFF), L’été et tout le reste (French spoken short, Venice IIF/TIFF 2018) and Free Fight (mid-length, Dutch Academy Nominations 2018 TV-drama/Actors).
In production: Spanish spoken feature El Azul bajo sus pies and new short Stuff.
Feature films in development a.o.: stop-motion animated The Wonderous Journey of Little Sophie, In Alaska (Cannes l’Atelier 2019), The Man from Rome (script development), Ravage (relationship drama, financing, script available).