The Film Kitchen

Jan van der Zanden & Ineke Kanters
Willemsstraat 20hs, 1015 JD 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.


Mr. K
Director & Screenwriter: Tallulah H. Schwab. Country: NL/BE/tba. Co-producers: Beluga Tree (BE), A Private View (BE). Status: financing. Release: 2021. Sort: feature-length film. Duration: 90 min. Genre: absurdist thriller (dark comedy). Distribution/Sales: Paradiso Filmed Entertainment. Financers: Netherlands Film Fund, AVROTROS.

As the illusionist Mr. K walks into a remote hotel. Trying to leave the next day he finds it is not as easy as he thought. People are welcoming towards him, but questions concerning the exit are carefully evaded. Looking around he makes a bizarre as well as terrifying discovery. Slowly but surely the corridors of the building are becoming more narrow. The hotel is shrinking. In order to escape he will have to expand his mind and uncover the hidden secrets of the hotel.

Director & Screenwriter: Jan- Willem van Ewijk. Country: NL/BE/US. Co-producers: Savage Film (BE), Uncorked Productions (US), Propellor Film (NL). Status: financing. Release: 2021. Sort: feature-length film. Duration: 100 min. Genre: drama. Distribution/Sales: Cinemien. Financers: Netherlands Film Fund, MEDIA Creative Europe, NTR, CoBO.

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.