Talents | Scriptwriters

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actress | writer | scriptwriter

Anna Drijver

Anna Drijver is a well-known Dutch actress who played many leading roles in films, TV-series and theatre plays. She was nominated for Best Actress at the Rembrandt Awards for her leading roles in LOFT and KOMT EEN VROUW BIJ DE DOKTER, in which she played opposite Barry Atsma and Carice van Houten. Her most recent projects include the international series HEIRS OF THE NIGHT by Diederik van Rooijen and the critically acclaimed Belgian-Dutch Netflix series UNDERCOVER. Anna is also working as a screenwriter, she did a re-write of the successful film WEG VAN JOU and is currently working on several other scenarios.  

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actor | scriptwriter

Benja Bruijning

Benja Bruijning's lead role in the Dutch romantic comedy FAMILY WAY (2012) opposite Carice van Houten, marked his breakthrough to a wide audience. Recent projects include the international drama series HEIRS OF THE NIGHT directed by Diederik van Rooijen and the popular Dutch TV show NIEUWE BUREN. He recently played the lead in the play The Interpreter of Java based on the book of Alfred Birney.

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director | scriptwriter

Shady El-Hamus

Shady El-Hamus (1988) is an award winning Dutch director and screenwriter. Dutch newspaper Volkskrant named him one of three directing talents of 2018. Shady graduated from both The Netherlands Film Academy and the prestigious MA National Film and Television School in London. At the Netherlands Film Festival 2012, Shady was awarded the Dioraphte Award for Most Outstanding Graduation Student of the Year. His short film NIGHTSHADE is the Dutch submission for the Academy Awards 2018. Shady directed and co-wrote his first feature film, ABOUT THAT LIFE (2019) and is currently working on the first Dutch Netflix Original Film FOREVER RICH which he co-wrote and directed.

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