Hannah Hoekstra wins Best Actress at VOICES Festival

Hannah Hoekstra has won the Best Actress Award at VOICES Festival in Vologda, Russia. The International Jury led by director Alexander Proshkin and including director Hans Weingartner and French actress-producer Julie Gayet praised Hannah for her stunning performance in Hemel.

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Circe Films new adress: Da Costakade 176 HS 1053 XE Amsterdam

FIPRESCI Award for HEMEL at Berlinale

The Jury of the International Critics honoured Sacha Polak with a FIPRESCI award for best film in the Forum section. HEMEL will be released in the Netherland from 29th March.

De Jueves a Domingo wins Tiger Award

Dominga Sotomayor’s Thursday till Sunday has won a Tiger Award at the Rotterdam IFF last Friday. One week earlier Sotomayor won the NHK Mahindra Award at Sundance for her new project, Tarde Para Morir Joven (Late to Die Young), developed at the Binger Film Lab.

Two world premieres Circe at Forum Berlinale

First feature HEMEL by Sacha Polak, based on a screenplay written by Helena van der Meulen and featuring Hannah Hoekstra, Hans Dagelet and Rifka Lodeizen, has been selected for the Forum section of the Berlin International Film Festival 2012. Release by Cineart in the Netherlands is set for 29 March. HEMEL is coproduced by VPRO, […]

Thursday till Sunday in Tiger Competition

De Jueves a Domingo by Chilean director Dominga Sotomayor has been selected for the Tiger Awards Competition 2012 at the IFF Rotterdam. The debut film is produced by Forastero and Cinestacion (both CL) and was coproduced by Circe Films, with support of the Hubert Bals Fund. World sales is handled by FiGa Films.

Martijn Maria Smits wins two development awards at Torino Filmlab

Everything We Always Had Was Now by Martijn Maria Smits had won a development award at the 4th edition of the Torino Film Lab. Smits’ film also took the Euros 6,000 ARTE International Relations Award from ARTE France Cinema. Held during the Turin Film Festival, the lab hosted 120 professionals spanning screenwriters, directors, producers and […]

Two wins for Brownian Movement

At the closing ceremony of the Dutch Film Festival a proud Nanouk Leopold took both Golden Calves for which she was nominated: Best Screenplay and Best Director.

Brownian Movement leads race at NFF with six nominations

Brownian Movement by Nanouk Leopold was nominated six times at the Netherlands Film Festival with nominations for: Production Design (Elsje de Bruijn), Original Music (Harry de Wit), Best Supporting Actor (Kuno Bakker), Best Screenplay (Leopold), Best Director (Leopold) and Best Film (Stienette Bosklopper for Circe Films). The award ceremony is on Friday 1 October.

Circe at the Netherlands Film Festival

Days of Grass by Tomas Kaan and Nina Satana by Bram Schouw premiered in competition at the Netherlands Film Festival on September 25th. Both single plays are part of One Night Stand, a talent scheme of NTR, VARA and VPRO television and CoBO, Mediafund and Filmfund. Brownian Movement by Nanouk Leopold will also be screened […]