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IJswater Films has been producing high-quality feature films, television drama, documentaries and short films by both new and established (inter)national talent for over 25 years, for both adults and youth. Many productions have been selected at international film festivals and co-production markets, such as in Cannes (Semaine de la Critique, L’Atelier, ACID), Berlin (Generation), Austin, Rotterdam (Cinemart, Bright Future), Rome Film Fest, BUFF Malmö, Chicago, Valladolid, Leeds, Leuven, Les Arcs, Venice (Orizzonti), Locarno (Pardi di Domani), Goa, Tribeca and Toronto (TIFF, Intl Financing Forum). Various films have been awarded at home and abroad;  in addition to NFF Golden Calfs and Cinekid Golden Lions also an International Emmy Award and -nomination, a Berlinale Golden Bear, Japan Prizes, Prix Geneva Europe Script Award, Golden Globe Nomination, FIPA D’Or and recently the New Directors Award at the San Sébastian Film Festival.

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AMAZING NEWS: SPOTLESS IS SELECTED FOR BERLINALE 2022!

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Finally we can share the news: in February of 2022 the short Spotless wil have its INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE on the 72nd edition of the Berlin Filmfestival in the Generation competition. Congrats to director Emma Branderhorst, cast, crew, partners & otherwise involved! Let’s start the international journey of Spotless! https://www.berlinale.de/…/news…/news/detail_110856.html https://www.instagram.com/spotlessthefilm/

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LAST DAYS OF SPRING / LA ÚLTIMA PRIMAVERA NOW IN THE DUTCH CINEMAS! (from October 29 release by Cherry Pickers)

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La Última Primavera/ Last Days of Spring (Winner New Directors Award at the San Sebastián Filmfestival, Selection Cannes ACID Programme) by Isabel Lamberti is well received by the audience and Dutch press! Volkskrant ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Trouw ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Telegraaf  ⭐️⭐️⭐️and a half See the agenda for the English subtitled screenings in EYE…

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We are proud to announce that LAST DAYS OF SPRING (La Última Primavera) directed by Isabel Lamberti received the Main Award of San Sebastian – New Directors Competition.

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You will find below the first press reviews following its San Sebastian premiere. “A powerful study of an extended real-life family on the outskirts of Madrid, facing the tumult of being rehomed by the authorities” Guy Lodge “The revelation of a brilliant and lucid filmmaker. A luminous debut feature with a…

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LA ÚLTIMA PRIMAVERA in world Premiere at San Sebastián Film Festival, New Directors Competition – September 21, 2020.

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Isabel Lamberti’s Spanish-language feature film debut LA ÚLTIMA PRIMAVERA (Last Days of Spring), will have its world premiere at the San Sebastián International Film Festival on September 21 and has been selected for the ‘New Directors Competition’. The film can also be seen this- and next month in a number…

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