Inspire: Masterclasses & Seminars

This pillar presents inspiring master classes and seminars for 4 days with national and international experts who offer in depth sessions on a subject or discipline.   

  • The screenplay & the colleagues

    The NFF and Netwerk Scenarioschrijvers organize a meet-up that focuses on the scenario. This year it’s time for the colleagues of the scriptwriters. Writers lay the foundation, they can also learn a lot from actors, directors, producers and others who convert their words into images.

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  • Jan Harlan: Music as a scripting tool

    He was Stanley Kubrick’s producer since Barry Lyndon and worked with, among others, Steven Spielberg: Jan Harlan. In this inspiring lecture Harlan combines his way of storytelling with his love for (film) music. For many, music is still something you add in post-production, but Harlan shows how it can precisely determine the structure of an entire film. In collaboration with Shortcutz Amsterdam. 

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  • International Masterclass Editing

    Masterclass by Oscars nominated editor Dylan Tichenor, ACE, editor of a.o. Paul Thomas Anderson. Tichenor talks about his work through scenes and sequences from his most famous films. In collaboration with the Dutch Association of Cinema Editors (NCE).

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  • Our Brave New World Sessions

    The NFF takes a closer look at the utopian and dystopian aspects of our new image and media technologies. With international renowned speakers and young talents. Lees meer.

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  • Masterclass Cinematography

    Dutch cameraman Kees van Oostrum has been working in the USA for years and received several Emmy nominations. In this masterclass, Van Oostrum elaborates on his work as DoP and discusses the differences between working for film and TV. His work as head of the American Society of Cinematographers will neither not go unmentioned.

    In collaboration with the Netherlands Society of Cinematographers (NSC).

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  • Be Dramatic!

    A seminar devoted entirely to the current state of European drama. In collaboration with the French Think Tank and festival Série Series a number of case studies of series in development, represented by their creative teams. 

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  • Workshop Storytelling Karen Palmer – Our Brave New World 

    What types of stories are required to cultivate “Our Brave New World” and what type of creators will create them? A workshop with artistic retrospection, introspection and parkour which will unleash the creative commitment. A workshop film makers, writers, and performers, designers, coders and strategists. #hackfear #ourbravenewworld #digitalstorytelling #art&tech #parcour #NFFinteractive

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  • Animation Seminar: Co-producing with China

    How can filmmakers and producers try their chances in the Chinese animation industry? Producers Manuel Cristòbal (Spain) and Becky Bristow (USA) give a unique insight. In collaboration with Animatieproducenten Nederland (ApN).

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  • Masterclass William Simpson

    Due to his pioneering work for GAME OF THRONES, William Simpson is at the top of the wish list for many action and fantasy makers. Using his storyboards and fragments from final productions, Simpson draws us into his fascinating world

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