René Mioch receives royal order
16 november 2020
Dutch acclaimed film journalist René Mioch has been appointed Knight in the Order of Orange-Nassau. He received this Dutch royal honorary order of chivalry for his commitment to the Dutch film industry. In his 35-year career he has been an influential ambassador for Dutch film.
As a film critic, jounalist, tv host and producer of various tv programs related to film, he opened many (international) doors for Dutch actors, directors, cinematographers and films. He contributed to a positive image of Dutch film....within The Netherlands, and abroad. Mioch founded the Rembrandt Awards, the only Dutch audience awards for films. He also founded Shortcutz Amsterdam, which is a festival and platform committed to young Dutch film talent.
In 2006 René Mioch became a member of The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and in 2011 he received the first Golden Honorary Rembrandt Award for 25 years of dedication to film. In 2013 he won a Digital Emmy Award for the Entertainment Experience concept.
Order of Orange-Nassau
The Order of Orange-Nassau is awarded for longstanding meritorious service to society, the State or the Royal House. The first five of the six classes are: Knight Grand Cross, Grand Officer, Commander, Officer and Knight. Recipients of an award in the sixth class become members of the Order.