New Dutch is a curated selection of the most exciting new projects from the Netherlands, encompassing fiction, documentary, animation, and interactive/digital storytelling, that will be presented to the HFM network of international film professionals.
The projects - ranging in status from advanced script stage to post-production - will receive a tailor-made trajectory to best accommodate their individual goals and wishes, and to prepare them for a life far beyond the borders of the Netherlands. This includes one-on-one curated meetings with (inter)national industry; film festival programmers, sales agents, distributors and broadcasters.
In previous editions, New Dutch programme has offered to projects in the selection, the expertise and guidance from professionals such as Jane Tattersall (audio post-production, Canada), Salma Abdalla (Autlook Filmsales, Austria), Michel Reilhac (transmedia producer and VR filmmaker, France), Silje Nikoline Glimsdal (TrustNordisk, Denmark), Sacha Pollack (film director, the Netherlands), Laura Bell (music supervisor, Australia/the Netherlands) or Miga Bär (post-production expert, the Netherlands) amongst others.
The HFM New Dutch programme will start with plenary and training sessions in August and September, continuing with experts´ one-on-one sessions in September.
The HFM Days will take place from from Friday through Sunday, September 22nd - 24th 2023.