Director: Zoë Kiani
Zoë Kiani, 22 years old. Starting filmmaker, freelance director & editor for 3 years. Extremely fascinated by cultures, people and love for life. With her last short documentary, she has been selected twice for film festivals. View her work on:
Scenario: Hanna van Twillert
Hanna van Twillert, 24 years old. Currently working on her graduation year at the HKU. Specialized in Scenario & Direction. Did an internship with a Kurdish filmmaker and got huge Inspiration and Interest for films focused on culture & religion.
Producer: Dena Meere
Dena Meere is a starting producer. She studied Media Management at the Media College in Amsterdam and graduated in 2018. The following year she took the production assistant course at the Dutch Film Academy in Amsterdam. She gained a lot of theoretical knowledge through internships and work experience. Dena is very passionate about the work she does and tackles this project with both hands.
Producer: Maxim van den Broeke
Maxim van den Broeke studied Media and Culture at the UvA. During his internship at Keplerfilm he was allowed to participate in two productions. He has learned a lot here and encourages him to continue in film.
D.O.P: Milan Smit
Milan Smit, 20 years old. Enormous passion for cinematography, and has been a freelancer for some time. Is involved in professional jobs on a daily basis and has already shot 2 docs together with that director.
Art: Desiree Brands
stubborn since 1990. Production Designer since 2015. Enthusiast of 90s HipHop, Heath Ledger and full battery bags. Co-parent of @ricardo_is_hard, art wife and baby mum of many crazy people. Art is hard. We are harder.
Sound: Robil Rahantoeknam
Robil Rahantoeknam, 38 years old. Active in the film world since 2007 and specialized in sound. Enjoy life and its cars & travel the world with film. Recently won his 2nd golden calf and overall a boss.
Styling: Arsalan Ishaqzai
Arsalan Ishaqzai is 22 years old and he lives in Utrecht. He studies biology and gender studies at Utrecht University. He is also very interested in the social aspect of clothing. What mainly interests him is that clothing actually plays a resonating role in terms of the identity formation of an individual within a given context. Moreover, clothing tells a story about the history and political climate of a certain country. In short, clothing and society are closely intertwined and Arsalan tries to represent the subgroups in the film as well as possible on the basis of clothing.
Costumes: Elizabeth Verhoeff
Elizabeth Verhoeff, 23 years old. Fashion designer who follows her feelings to create a story that you can understand with her passion. She started her own brand: missead. Show you my vision how I see it.
Composer: Tim Abma
Tim is a composer who started his career making pop and Christian worship music. After a while Tim also started making film music. In 2018, Tim was challenged to write and compose in a new genre for the theater production Hoghetorn. This experience motivated Tim and inspired him to set up LifeMusic that same year.
Sound Track: Rogier Mulder
Graphic Designer: Lot Meerman
Hey I am Lot, User Experience designer. What that is? Design digital products for the user based on user research, usage testing and experimentation. Since January I have been working at a digital product development agency in Delft, where I work with developers, other designers, but above all: user work on new digital products. In addition to my work, I am also involved in creative design; sketching, drawing and graphical content for printing.
Illustration: Damian Soest
Editorials, clothing, exhibitions, art interventions at festivals, there are plenty of things that he does. Damian van Soest, illustrator under the name Studio Soes, works and lives in Rotterdam. With his work he tries to describe feelings without doing it accurately. Because of the simplicity in color and shape, he provides a clear picture of the idea.
Photographer: Kees Willems
Kees Willems, 22 years old. Cinema / photographer. Started with street photography and now learn the intricacies of the documentary and cinematography profession at the HKU utrecht. In my spare time I prefer to record everything on my FUJIs and watch documentaries, listen to books and read the newspaper. Zoe is my favorite friend and maker, so when she asked me to take the set photos, she didn't have to ask that crazy girl at all.