Actress and Screenwriter
Linda Jacobsen is an actress and singer from the Netherlands. After graduating from the ArtEZ Conservatorium in Arnhem in 2013, Linda started her career at one of the Netherland’s most prestigious street performance institutions – Close Act Theatre. Since then, she has gained an international acting experience in various plays across the world. Linda has also acted in several short films such as “Jagershart”, “Benjamin Hops” and “De Groenteman”. Some of her current projects include films “Welcome to Earth” and “Raging Warrior”.
Ayrton Kirchner is a Dutch actor born and raised in Curaçao. After graduating from the acting school ITS DNA, he pursued his Bachelor in Acting at HKU (School of Arts Utrecht). Since 2016 he has been performing in many theatrical plays, series and (short) movies including ‘Morgen is er zon’ (2016), ‘Moordvrouw’ (2017), ‘Flikken Maastricht’ (2018) ,’Undermind’ (2018) and several more.
Sytse Faber is a Dutch actor, who studied acting for film and tv at Theaterschool De Trap. After graduating in 2012 he started doing all different kinds of films, being on set at least once a month is a goal that he had and is still maintaining to do. In total he’s worked on around 150 different (short) films, commercials, and other projects, both in Dutch and English, getting multiple nominations and wins for his work. Most recently he was cast in “The Forgotten Battle” (“De Slag om de Schelde”), which will be released in the cinema’s, tv and Netflix in November 2020.
Kristjan Knigge was born in Denmark. He grew up in the Algarve in southern Portugal, England and now lives and works in Amsterdam. During his professional career, Kristjan has been part of various creative projects and gained experience in production management, editing, special effects, and movie direction. The director’s work includes various commercials, corporate films, music videos, a full-length documentary and over a dozen short films, including the acclaimed and awarded short film “Stiltegebied”. He is also known for his international feature films like the comedy-drama “The Right Juice” and the psychological thriller “Second Honeymoon”, for which Kristjan received the Trailblazer Award in the Flyway Film Festival in the USA.
Magda is a Polish video and film producer, currently living and working in Amsterdam. Magda’s experience in various disciplines of filmmaking has shaped her skills of partnership and talent management as well as creative production and execution. Her work includes films such as “Your Hair Is Cute” and “If Only Nothingness Was a Thing”, both written and directed by Cintia Taylor, “Chinese Entrepreneurship for Dummies” directed by Niels de Vries and more.
In 1961 BJ left her home in Tanganyika to attend Saint Martin’s School of Art and Lucie Clayton School of Design in London, soon after her family moved to Portugal. Her lifelong career as production designer and line producer has taken her around the world making films and TVCs. Portugal aside, BJ has lived in Hong Kong, Sydney, Johannesburg, Nairobi and Amsterdam. Productions have taken her further afield with regular visits to USA, UK, East Africa and South America. Fast forward to 2012 when Kristjan Knigge suggested making an Indie movie in the Algarve. Co-producing with Chris Parker and with Kristjan directing “The Right Juice” was released in 2014. Since then she has retired from film and is pursuing a long awaited chance to paint. Her artworks and sketchbooks can be viewed on bjboulter.com.
Erik went to filmschool in Amsterdam. His graduation film won the cinematography award in Brussels. His experience includes various work on commercials and corporate films. In recent years, Erik has worked as an executive coach for teams in several Dutch companies.
Dick Merx is a professional Cinematographer, his experience includes feature films, shorts, television series and many commercials. His sensitivity and understanding of film craft results in creating beautiful pictures. Dick worked with Kristjan before on two features and many other projects resulting in strong collaboration and distinctive work ethic.
Aline has a never ending drive to create sound design that enriches a soundtrack and that elevates the story. As a jazz vocalist (and multi-instrumentalist), she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree at the Conservatory in Enschede (the Netherlands) in 2004. She continued at the HKU (school of the Arts Utrecht) in Hilversum and got a Master of Arts Degree in Sound Design in 2007. She’s the CEO and sound designer of audio post production company AudioRally Sounddesign since 2009. In 2019 she got admitted as an International member of the motion picture sound editors organisation (MPSE), and became chapter director of Soundgirls Netherlands.
Wardrobe designer & stylist
Anita started her career in 2010 as a stylist assistant at the hungarian ‘X-factor’, and worked hand in hand with one of the leading designers in the country. While pursuing her studies in styling and design, she worked on various projects such as reality and political shows, report magazines and documentary series. In her career, Anita has worked on several known tv-shows including ‘Budapest day and night’, ‘I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!’ (British licenced TV show) and ‘X-Factor’.
Colina van Bemmel
Colina is a filmmaker and editor from The Netherlands. She graduated from ArtEZ University of the Arts (Base for Experiment Art and Research, 2015) and the SAE Institute (Film Production and Directing, 2018). Since then she is working independently as well as taking on different roles in a wide range of film productions.
Chris, originally from Los Angeles and now living in Amsterdam, comes from a commercial and corporate background. He has worked on various projects with Kristjan Knigge, including “The Right Juice” and “Second Honeymoon”, and is excited to support the crew of “Silence Undone” in bringing this really important message to life. He adds decades of commercial experience to the team and is supporting with legal, budget strategy as well as distribution activities.
Marketing and Comms Manager
Kitija is a marketing and brand strategist from Latvia, currently living and working in Amsterdam. Her experience lays in international communications, partnership and media relations as well as creative concept building and production. “Silence Undone” contributes to her passion for film industry as well as the belief that art has the power to inspire and move our world towards better. To bring a bigger positive impact and empowerment, Kitija is here to introduce the project to an audience internationally and connect with anyone who is interested in a collaboration.
Tomas A. Dulfer
1st Assistant Director
Tomas has a lifelong passion for film. He received his Bachelors and Masters degree in Film and Visual Culture from the University of Amsterdam. Tomas works as a freelance filmmaker, production manager and first Assistant Director. He is also a PhD candidate at the University of Amsterdam (ASCA), working on a research that focused around representation of Amsterdam in post-war international films.
Kenneth van Bochove
Kenneth van Bochove is a Dutch-Caribbean filmmaker born in Aruba and currently living and working from Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Although young at age, Kenneth has experienced a lot in life. This has enabled him to grasp the essence of a story and translate this to impacting imagery. He has dedicated himself to digital filmmaking, communication and multimedia design.
His motto is that “life is a thing, when you learn, you grow”. He does not only believe his motto, he lives it through educating and improving himself and others close to him.
Martin van Drunen
Martin van Drunen grew up in Ecuador. He studied Graphic Design, but soon realised the needed to tell the stories through moving images. His ambition is to become Director of Photography for films, and work with great Directors. Martin worked on feature films such as “Juana azurduy”, “Dedicada a ami Ex”, “Jackie en Oopjen” and “XII”.
Best Boy Gaffer
Lucas Kauter is half German and half Portuguese. He is currently pursuing his passion for filmmaking in Amsterdam. With his studies, he gained knowledge in various aspects of filmmaking, specialising in cinematography. He’s been responsible for the lighting department in various short movies such as “Pricetag”, “Etenstijd”, “Hangul Blues & Sunset” and “Cinematographer of Maracas tambourines and other hellish things”. Working for two years in the production company Mønaerk as camera operator and video editor has given him an understanding of the Dutch market in branding and commercial videos.
Elfie van de Mosselaer
Set Dresser Assistant
Elfie is a young aspiring Director and Art Director from the Netherlands. After studying 2 years at the Dutch Filmers Academy, Elfie decided to take a year off to gain more experience on the set. She has done projects like music videos, short films and is currently working on her own short film called “Moederlief”.
Tara is a filmmaker with notable experience in various technical areas of movie production, including working as a Grip and Gaffer. Her biggest passion lies within work on light design. Outside of the movie industry, Tara is also a gymnast, competing at a national level and helping young professionals to develop their choreographed routines.
Joost is an aspiring Director of Photography with a degree in Robotics. After his studies he decided to chase his passion for filmmaking and gain broad experiences on set. Joost was an intern at Mark Roberts Motion Control in London, where he worked within R&D as a support on set. In the Netherlands, he has worked on various projects within the camera and grip department. Joost is known for his high drive for quality results, always going the extra mile and thinking outside the box.
Guy is an Israeli filmmaker based in Amsterdam, who, in the recent years, has received a B.A degree in Digital Filmmaking from the SAE Institute Amsterdam.
With a strong passion for cinema and a never-ending drive for self-development, Guy explores the world of filmmaking through every arised opportunity. While working on the physical production process and VFX appeals to him the most, Guy will gladly participate and help with various aspects of the filmmaking and explore his passion for the industry even further.
Vitalij has a lifelong passion for music and sounds. He is an audio engineer and field recordist from Vilnius, currently living and working in Amsterdam. He has gained experience while working as recordist on films, commercials and other media, capturing immersive audio in the field for sound fx libraries and art projects.
Remy is a freelance Sound Recordist and Designer based in the Netherlands, who originally started off his studies and career as a social worker. Driven by his strong passion for sound engineering and film, as well as joined by a group of art-loving friends, Remy started working on short movie projects in his free time.
Throughout the years, his love for filmmaking and sound only grew stronger, therefore he followed his passion to work on this full time. Now, Remy is part of a creative collective based in The Hague called ‘Reform Studio’, where he contributes to various video productions- from commercials to fiction.
Sarah is a freelance filmmaker skilled in video editing, videography, and production management. She grew up in the US, Canada, and the UK before moving to Amsterdam in 2012 for her studies in the Humanities and Media & Film. Having also trained at the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles, Sarah loves putting her skills to use in international environments, for projects that fight taboos and promote healthy social and environmental interactions.
Ime was born and raised in Amsterdam. Currently, Ime is actively learning the various aspects of design and working on a project that gives platform to other creatives to tell and sell their stories. Ime has a deep passion for film, taking all opportunities such as the work on the Silence Undone project top of his mind.
Olivier’s dream is to shape his vivid ideas and scenarios into powerful pictures, by pursuing a career in film and studying in Amsterdam Filmacademie. Currently Olivier is crafting his experience by working on several independent projects and visual initiatives.
Lennert Antonissen is a freelance photographer. As a self-taught photographer he developed his own style and signature. With a portfolio that effortlessly navigates between fashion and portraiture, Lennert draws his own level in creating highly original images that are filled with spontaneous energy.
Kagan Sozen is a film production student and an editor for an international film festival. Also currently enrolled in his last year of university at the SAE Institute, his skills range from doing post-production work through several softwares to directing and project management.
Shaylan was born in Bandung, Indonesia. At the age of 3 he went to Amsterdam.
He received his bachelor of arts at SAE Institute (Digital Filmmaking in Amsterdam)
Now he’s working autonomously as an all-round camera operator.
Shaylan’s work includes numerous documentaries and activities for crowdfunding.