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. Titles include a.o. The Polish Bride (Cannes Critics Choice, Golden Globe Nominee), Contact (Berlinale Golden Bear Best Short), The New World (Emmy Award Best Actress), Supernova (Berlinale Generation), Paradise Trips (Best Cinematography Sopot FF). Recent work NL/BE/RO coprod In Blue (Best Feature Austin IFF, Winner 3 Dutch Academy Awards 2018), French spoken short L’été et tout le reste (Venice Orizzonti / TIFF 2018), short doc Father (IFF Locarno Pardi di domani 2019).
Features in development a.o.: stop-motion animated The Wondrous Journey of Little Sophie by Roel & Berend Boorsma (Cinekid Directors LAB 2020, coprod Pellicola, Qvisten Media NO, Lunanime-Beast Animation BE), The Dumped by Malu Janssen (Cinemart BOOST NL 2020), English spoken In Alaska by Jaap van Heusden, coprod Lithium Studios CAN / Caviar BE (Cannes Cinefondation l’Atelier / iff Ontario Creates TIFF 2019, supported by MEDIA Creative Europe and Netherlands Film Fund), The Man from Rome written by Jaap van Heusden & Rogier de Blok (feature-length film, Dutch/English/Italian spoken).
In post-production: La Última Primavera (Last Days of Spring), 1st feature film by Isabel Lamberti, Spanish spoken in coproduction with Tourmalet (Torino Film Lab 2016, HFM/Cinemart BOOST NL
2017/2018. Supported by the Netherlands Film Fund, NL Film Production
Incentive, Dutch Cultural Media Fund, ICAA Spain, Film Madrid).
In production: RTL Videoland Original dramaseries De Eenling, directed by Hiba Vink, Kort! 2 shorts Nova / Laatste Rit and children drama series Kabam!