Joram Willink - NL Producer on the Move
April 24, 2019
As one of Europe's most enterprising and innovative producers, Joram Willink, co-founder of BIND, will represent the Netherlands as Producer on the Move at the Cannes International Film Festival (14 - 25 May).
Joram Willink is an award-winning creative producer who initiates and works closely with writers and directors to create stories that inspire social change. His productions have been awarded prizes such as an International Emmy Award, a Silver Bear, TIFF awards, the Prix Jeunesse and 10 Golden Calves, including Best Film. His latest film My Extraordinary Summer with Tess was awarded the Special Mention by the Generation Jury at Berlinale 2019 and won the Grand Prize at the New York International Children's Film Festival 2019.
At Producers on the Move Joram will present and seek finance on Mascot, the new film by Remy van Heugten. The pair previously enjoyed fruitful collaboration on Son of Mine (Gluckauf) which world-premiered in Tiger competition at IFFR 2015, later winning 4 major Golden Calves (Dutch Academy Awards) including Best Film. Joram is currently in post-production on the journalistic investigation thriller The Judgement starring Fedja van Huêt (Character, Oscar best Foreign language film) and Yorick van Wageningen (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo). A true story about the current state of play of journalism and fake news.
European Film Promotion's high-profile networking platform Producers on the Move takes place every year at Cannes. During the five-day event (May 16 - 20), the exclusive group of European producers will be promoted to the international film industry, engage in project pitching, 1:1 meetings and case studies and attend social events. An extensive press campaign will include online presentation and profiles in the international trades.
Previous Producers on the Move from The Netherlands include Frank Hoeve of BALDR (2018), Julius Ponten of New Amsterdam Film Company (2017), Janneke Doolaard of Doxy Films (2016), Ellen Havenith of PRPL (2015), Harro van Staverden of Phanta Basta (2014), Marleen Slot of Viking Film (2013) and Trent of Oak Motion Pictures (2012).
For more information:
Producers on the Move
European Film Promotion
Jo Mülhlberger, Project Director
Ph: +49 40 398 403-0
Doris Bandhold, Press & Communication
Ph: +49 40 398 403-16
Ph: +31 20 364 0030