The Film Kitchen

Jan van der Zanden & Ineke Kanters
Goudsbloemstraat 132A-hs, 1015 JT Amsterdam
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The Film Kitchen specializes in producing and co-producing feature films for the international market. It also produces short films and series for television for the national market. The production company cooperates closely with strong and experienced filmmakers as well as with young remarkable talents, nationally and internationally. The Film Kitchen develops and produces art house films as well as feature films for a mainstream audience.


Sosruko and the Giant
Director & Screenwriter: Ineke Smits. Cast: Arkhip Sipa Labakhua. Country: NL/BE. Co-producer: Inti Films (BE), Stout&Smits (NL). Status: production. Release: 2019. Sort: feature-length documentary. Duration: 90 min. Financers: Netherlands Film Fund, Netherlands Film Production Incentive, Flanders Audiovisual Fund, Belgium Tax Shelter, NPO Fund, EO/IKONdocs. Distribution/Sales: MOOOV, Deckert Distribution.

An alternative creation myth of the small Caucasian Republic of Abkhazia sheds new light on a highly topical question in a world on fire: What is a country?

Director & Screenwriter: Jan- Willem van Ewijk. Status: financing. Release: 2020. Sort: feature-length film. Duration: 100 min. Genre: drama. Financers: Netherlands Film Fund, MEDIA Creative Europe. Sales: tba.

Traumatized by a gun violence incident, Jacob slowly loses his sense of reality as he drives across America with his beautiful, witty and troubled teenage daughter Sophie.