Jul 30, 2009
NFTVM VERS AWARD / IMPASSE
Impasse won the NFTVM Vers award for young Dutch filmmakers. Earlier it got a Special Mention at the International Amsterdam Film Festival.
Impasse premiered at the Tokyo International Film Festival 2008 as part of the feature film Stories On Human Rights.
Produced by Hazazah & Art For The World.
SENSOOR WINS BRONZE LION
Happy to announce that the commercial we made for Sensoor won a Bronze Lion in Cannes. Earlier it won also a Silver Lamp at the ADCN and Silver at Eurobest.
Concept by Lode Schaeffer, Lysbeth Bijlstra & Emilio de Haan at Indie Amsterdam.
PREMIERE / IMPASSE
IMPASSE premiered in Paris as part of STORIES ON HUMAN RIGHTS during the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The film comprises twenty two 5 minute shorts directed by international artist and filmmakers like Hany Abu-Assad, Sergei Bodrov and Marina Abramovic.
IMPASSE will have it’s solo premiere at the 21th Tokyo International Film Festival 2008.
JOB COHEN AWARDED SECOND BEST MAYER IN THE WORLD
Proud of our mayor Job Cohen (Amsterdam), that has been chosen as number two of the world’s best mayors. The contest was won by John So, the mayor of Melbourne, Australia.
Maybe his football skills helped mister Cohen in this competition. A great mayor, a great man.
DANCE 4 LIFE Wins 'Best TV Commercial on HIV and AIDS of Last 25 years'
The commercial we made for Dance 4 Life, won the prestigious award from the European Commission in Brussels.
DANCE 4 LIFE / FIRST SHOT
A picture taken at the Tanzanian beach during the first shot from my first Hazazah Production ever.
From left to right: Hamdi – 1st AC Pansci Puts – DOP Jasper Wolf – me – producer Robert Roosenstein and Sound Recorder Ed Meijaard. Sweet memories.
My best friend is born today. Welcome little brother. Let’s write some history together.