Before making the leap to the big screen, Jelle de Jonge directed many comedy shows on Dutch TV. His first feature film, the comedy BON BINI HOLLAND (2015), became a huge box office hit and won the Golden Calf Audience Award at the Netherlands Film Festival 2016. His second feature, LOVE OVER DISTANCE (2017), starring Katja Herbers (WESTWORLD S2) and Maarten Heijmans, received critical acclaim. Leading Dutch newspaper Volkskrant: “This is the romcom The Netherlands has been waiting for.” Recently, Jelle directed several popular Dutch TV series such as NIEUWE BUREN SEASON 4, LUIZENMOEDER SEASON 2, and HARKUM. Currently, he is working on the new TV show LIEVE MAMA.