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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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SPOTLESS WINS CRYSTAL BEAR AT BERLINALE

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This afternoon, the Kplus Children’s Jury of the 45th Generation Awards at Berlinale – Berlin International Film Festival presented the Crystal Bear to the short fiction film Spotless. On behalf of all makers, director Emma Branderhorst accepted this main prize for the best short (youth) film 2022 in Berlin. Earlier…

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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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