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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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WORLD PREMIERE MAGMA BERLINALE!

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WORLD PREMIERE MAGMA BERLINALE! Our latest short film MAGMA has been invited to have its world premiere at the 73th International Film Festival Berlin this February. The film has been selected for the Berlinale Generation Competition. Magma is a short coming of age film directed by Luca Meisters and written…

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KABAM! WINS INTERNATIONAL EMMY AWARD!

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Dutch kids drama series KABAM! wins International Emmy Award The Dutch kids drama series KABAM! has won the prestigious International Emmy Award in the category Kids: Live Action. This was announced last night during the 50th edition of the International Emmy Awards Gala in New York. The series from KRO-NCRV…

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KABAM! NOMINATED FOR INTERNATIONAL EMMY AWARD 2022

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Kabam! nominated for an INTERNATIONAL EMMY AWARD 2022 The children’s series KABAM!, produced by IJswater Films in coproduction with Dutch Public Broadcaster KRO-NCRV is nominated for the International Emmy Award for Best Kids: Live Action series!              KABAM! is the only Dutch nomination out of all the submissions this year, the award ceremony will take place on the 21st of…

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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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