Talents | Scriptwriters

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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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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. Benja is currently on set of the new Netlfix series Dirty Lines. 

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Zineb Fallouk

Zineb Fallouk (1987) can be seen as Samira in the award winning TV series MOCRO MAFFIA. She recently wrapped shooting for the new Videoland series HOCKEYVADERS and ROMAISSA - DE SUPERHELD UIT ROTTERDAM, directed and written by Fadua El Akchaoui. She is currently on set of the Dutch-Belgian project ALTER EGO. On stage she could be seen in several plays by Het Zuidelijk Toneel, Het Nationale Theater and DOX, amongst others. 

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Joosje Duk

Joosje Duk is a (screen)writer, director and actress. She wrote and directed the successful short film NIGHT, which won the HuffPost Arts Impact Award, was selected for over 25 film festivals, gained over 950k views online and screened at Disney’s studios. The film stars Rachel Hilson (NBC’s THIS IS US and HULU’s LOVE, VICTOR). She recently won the Netflix New Voices Script Contest and is currently in production with her first feature film which she will also direct.

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Nico van den Brink

Nico van den Brink is a film director, based in Amsterdam. He studied Film at the University of Amsterdam and Fiction Directing at the Netherlands Film Academy. Nico has a passion for horror and magical realism.

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Shady El-Hamus

Shady El-Hamus (1988) is an award winning Dutch-Egyptian director and screenwriter. He directed and co-wrote the first Dutch Netflix Original Film FOREVER RICH which recently came out to rave reviews. His first feature film he directed and co-wrote, ABOUT THAT LIFE (2019) won a Golden Calf for Best Screenplay. 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. 

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