PROJECTS (1996-2021)

IN PRODUCTION

BURDEN (2021)

"Burden" is in pre productrion.

SYNOPSIS:
"BURDEN" tells the story of two Russian women living in The Netherlands. Each of them carries her own burden of unjustified expectations and their own stubbornness.

Script: Anna Elenkina.

IN PRODUCTION

INNER FLAME (2021)

"Inner Flame" is in pre productrion. Casting has finished.

SYNOPSIS:
"INNER FLAME" tells the story of a happily married couple Diana and Julian, who invite Timo and Alexandra to their house to experiment in the swinging lifestyle.

Script: Stephan Brenninkmeijer / Jesse Dijksman.

48 HFP "AMSTERDAM"

FLEUR (2020)

"Fleur" was made for the 48 Hours Film Project (Pink version) 2020.

WINNER: Best Actress / Best Camera / Best Sound
NOMINEE: Best Film

SYNOPSIS:
During a minor traffic accident in Amsterdam, a woman discovers that her life is hopelessly stuck. A beautiful stranger awakens her and changes her life forever.

Script: Totally improvised.

48 HFP "EINDHOVEN"

VOGELS (2019)

"Birds" was made for the 48 Hours Film Project 2019.

WINNER: Best Line
NOMINEE: Best Film / Best Script / Best Ensemble

SYNOPSIS:
Single mom Nina and her daughter Simone make a tight family. When Simone meets the mysterious Charlie, their relationship is put to the test.

Script: Dick van den Heuvel.

48 HFP "UTRECHT"

THE KNOCK ON THE DOOR (2019)

"The Knock on the Door" was made for the 48 Hours Film Project 2019.

WINNER: Best Actress
NOMINEE: Best Prop

SYNOPSIS:
Ursula and Meike arranged for a donor to start a family together. Ursula's unresolved trauma and her jealousy however is causing for some problems.

Script: Totally improvised.

48 HFP "ROTTERDAM"

GELUKKIG HEBBEN WE DE MAKING OF NOG (2019)

"Thank God we have the Making Of" was made for the 48 Hours Film Project 2019.

NOMINEE: Best Actor

SYNOPSIS:
Ed wants to make a short film together with Mirja. He hired an experienced film maker. Things don't work the way he anticipated.

Script: Totally improvised.

HP Masters of short Cannes 2018

SH!FT (2018)

"Sh!ft" was made for the HP Masters of short during the Cannes film festival 2018.

SYNOPSIS:
After a vicious attack, Amber finds a strange, otherworldly device that seems to shift dimensions allowing her to experience lives she only dreamt about.

Script: Rob Hageman.

48 HFP "EINDHOVEN"

RESOLVE (2018)

"Resolve" was made for the 48 Hours Film Project 2018.

WINNER: Best Film / Best Actor / Best Director / Best Ensemble
NOMINEE: Best Script / Best Genre / Best Line / Best Production Design / Best Actress

SYNOPSIS:
In-between worlds following a fatal accident, a young man must resolve and surrender his life issues in front of God or remain forever in limbo.

Script: Jesse Dijksman.

48 HFP "ROTTERDAM"

LOVE YOU DADDY (2017)

"Love you Daddy" was made for the 48 Hours Film Project 2017.

WINNER: Best Editing
NOMINEE: Best Film / Best Script / Best Prop / Best Actress

SYNOPSIS:
A breakin in a hospital by a team of doctors who illegally transplant kidneys for the highest bidder. Roald Dahl could have thought this one up.

Script: Jesse Dijksman.

48 HFP "AMSTERDAM"

ALLES IS GRIJS (2014)

"All is grey" was made for the 48 Hours Film Project 2014.

NOMINEE: Best Prop

SYNOPSIS:
Julia Mendez is caught whilst photographing a German training area. Will she withstand the brutal torture or betray her fellow resistance fighters?

Script: Dick van den Heuvel.

FEATURE

LOTGENOTEN (2013)

"Lotgenoten" is made for "The Entertainment Experience" 2013.

WINNER: International Emmy Award as part of the Entertainment Experience.

SYNOPSIS:
Remco Albrecht, CEO of Albrecht Construct and part-time womanizer, reluctantly celebrates his 65th birthday when his life takes a turn for the worse.

Script: Kim van Koten, Paul Verhoeven, Robert Alberdingk Thijm, Stephan Brenninkmeijer, Fleur Jansen.

FEATURE

CAGED (2011)

"CAGED" Was the first Dutch production that exclusively premiered on VoD.

SYNOPSIS:
After years of suppressing her desires, Stella finds she can no longer ignore her deep-rooted longings. Breaking out of her cage and starting a secret double-life.

Script: Stephan Brenninkmeijer.

FEATURE

LILITH (2008)

"LILITH" was planned to be a full feature film.

SYNOPSIS:
In the beginning, God created man. Male and Female he created them. They were different but Equal. But Adam doesn't see it that way. Lilith demands equality.

Script: Nathalie Vermin / Stephan Brenninkmeijer.

PRO RAIL

THE ITALIAN CONNECTION (2008)

"THE ITALIAN CONNECTION" In 2007, ProRail completed the 'Betuwe Route', a railroad stretching from the harbor of Rotterdam to the German border.

SYNOPSIS:
commisioned by ProRail to give the audience a virtual tour in a 360 degree presentation projected on seven seperate screens.

Script: Henke Lever.

FEATURE

SWINGERS (2002)

"SWINGERS" a culthit in Germany, Turkye, Brasil and Youtube.

SYNOPSIS:
A psychological portrait of relationships and sexual desire. Diana and her husband Julian decide to try swinging for the first time.

Script: Stephan Brenninkmeijer.

FEATURE

DE STILTE VAN HET NADEREN (2000)

"THE SILENCE OF THE SOUL" was a Telefilm for the Dutch EO broadcasting company.

WINNER: ICVM Film Festival Atlanta (GA) USA - Best international Film

SYNOPSIS:
Jules Brasschaert, convicted and jailed for a crime he has committed several years ago, is pardoned and a changed man.
Then he meets Susan.

Script: Stephan Brenninkmeijer / Dick van den Heuvel.

FEATURE / MINI SERIES

TASTEN IN HET DUISTER (1996)

"THE RIGHT TO KNOW" was a miniseries / feature film for the Dutch EO broadcasting company.

SYNOPSIS:
When Nora finds out that she was adopted when she was three years old, she is suddenly left without the very basis of her existence.

Script: Dick van den Heuvel.

SHORT

RERUN (1992)

"RERUN" was Brenninkmeijer's graduation film at the Dutch Film Academy.

SYNOPSIS:
After studying in America for a number of years, Laurens returns to the Netherlands where he is confronted by Felix, his old friend.

Script: Stephan Brenninkmeijer / Ruud Schuurman.

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