Hok Tan [Shiro]
Hok Tan was taught to be an actor at Studio Herman Teirlick and after mainly played in various theatre dramas and other theatre pieces. Amongst others, Hok experienced playing with OT Theatre, Bonheur Theatre and Theatre Group Siberia. Next to that, Hok is lecturer of drama and was guest appearance in several Dutch television series, including Flikken Maastricht, Smeris, KLEM and Danni Lowinski. With his own play Beslissend Moment (Moment Of Decision) Hok performs at schools in all of the Netherlands.
Kumi Sekimoto [Matou Rin]
Kumi Sekimoto was born in Tokyo and after serving a few years in the Dutch financial industry, she found out she wanted to follow her passion in acting. A few years back Kumi change her mind radically and made the step towards a career in acting and performance. Today, Kumi is mainly busy studying Acting and working in the media industry. Kumi’s biggest dream ever is to do the voice overs for a Japanese anime series.
Tom de Jong [Kurt]
Tom de Jong is an actor and started studying at Theatre School De Trap after his first big role in a play. Tom played in various television productions and fulfilled several roles in English, German and French. Next to that, Tom is active in New York, Dublin and France. Tom is owner of Foundation GRIND that organises acting workshops and 2 Be Or Not 2 Be, which helps actors to control their voices, teaches respiration techniques and instructs the right attitudes. Tom has narrated and has been a voice over for several projects too, including work for a Harry Potter-movie.
Francis Cox [The man]
Francis Cox is an actor from Great Britain and has been living in Amsterdam for the past 21 years. He has been a professional actor for six years, studying with several teachers. He has appeared in TV commercials, corporate videos and a number of short films including Pubcrawler and A Royal Love. Theatre work includes amongst others Mother Courage and Her Children and Oedipus Rex. In 2017, Francis will lend his voice to an animated short film, The Nightmare Man.
Sieger Sloot [Finch]
Sieger Sloot finished the Theatre School in Amsterdam and ever since has been active as actor in several plays, films and television productions. Sieger performed as an actor in plays of Theater Collectives Hummelinck Stuurman (Hurly Burly van de Praktijk and Cloaca) and Mugmetdegoudentand (Superkapitalisten, De Hulp, and Kunsthart, selected for the Theatre Festival). Sieger contributed to series like Vuurzee and Wat Als…?, films like Hartenstraat and Riphagen and he performed as actor and co-writer in Nieuw Dier. Next year, Sieger will be playing in Emilia Galotti with Toneelgroep Amsterdam.
Mouad Ben-chaib [Jones]
Mouad Ben-chaib is an actor with Moroccan roots. He started acting and performing at a later age and has been involved in various projects with actor Rutger Hauer and actress Katja Schuurman. Mouad doesn’t consider performing his acting skills as a hobby, but according to him, it has evolved into a genuine lifestyle. Mouad thinks researching and experimenting with a character is a challenge, over and over again.
Harvey Elgood [young Shiro]
Harvey Elgood has been active in acting for over three years and is only in the eight grade of primary school. Harvey played the young version of Fellini in the eponymous play of the Noord Nederlands Toneel and was the leading role in the Dutch TV series Taart by the VPRO, which was nominated for a Gouden Kalf and an International Kids Emmy Award.
Vincent has been telling stories since he was little. Starting at the age of eight, Vincent wrote his first stories, which were consequently recited by his cousins. His passion for storytelling has been with him for all these years up to now, but the stories grew in magnitude. Vincent studies at the University of the Arts Utrecht as a writer and director and is involved in the production of short movies and interactive projects, some of which have been awarded with some small prizes.
Aiman Hassani is director, producer and actor and operates as a marketer and web designer. Aiman studied Journalism in the Netherlands, finished a study in New York and graduated in Web Design. Next to that, Aiman founded Windmill Studios – an independent game company – and wedoWE – a non profit organisation that activates people to change the world. Aiman advocates for more diversity in the film and television landscape and inter alia was director of the first WE Film Festival focussed on diversity. Aiman also delivered eight episodes for the Dutch broadcasting company BNN.
Max van den Broek
Max van den Broek is producer and is graduating in Audiovisual Media this year at the University of the Arts Utrecht. From childhood, Max has been interested in filming and cameras and organizing and production has been part of his life ever since he was a kid. Max is founder of Een Mol In, a Youtube series he produces with friends, based on the TV format of The Mole. In school, Max is engaged in production activities and his preference for editing keeps him occupied from day to day. He’s also working as a freelance video editor at De Telegraaf.
Director of photography
Diederik Hijmans has been working in the film industry as DOP and DOP assistant. Diederik has experienced participating in considerable film productions and took part within several independent projects as a Director of Photography. Through his experience as a DOP assistant for several qualified Dutch DOPs Diederik managed to develop his own visual style. His work differs from other pieces of art by the unique approach and bold choices in his way of filming.
Julian Wunderle has had a brief but intense career in lighting and camera for music video’s, short films and commercial projects. Julian – born a German – kicked off his career in Germany, but worked at and contributed to several other projects in the Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden. Nowadays he is back in the Netherlands to stay involved in projects in the film industry and the commercial world. Julian has been responsible for the lighting for projects of amongst others Media Markt, Renault the Netherlands and 3LAB (NPO).
Niels van Kessel
Sound and music
Niels van Kessel started his career in the music business, but swifly changed his mind to sound, with eventually the step to a full audio company: The Fox Club. Niels has a SAE Institute Degree in Audio Engineering and Music Production and gained a lot of experience in various aspects of audio production with films and movies. Niels always has had the strong urge to create with the perfectionistic mind-set he possesses.
Tim Wondergem started in the music industry and managed to make himself a certified performing musician. Tim knows his way around live venues, both as an individual artist and assistant of the sound system for other musicians. Tim built up experience through various bands and projects, varying from stoner-rock to modern jazz. Eventually, Tim left the band culture behind and switched his focus. He continued his career at The Fox Club, where he pays close attention to details and where his composing and arranging skills cannot be missed.
Anne-Marieke Koreman loves designing for film and the past few years has been focussing on the art department of filmmaking. Anne-Marieke is interested in pre-production and on-set dressing, but has experienced working in stop motion as well. The past year Anne-Marieke worked on her own stop motion short and developed her skills in art direction through her experience with various impressive short films.
Majorie Brouns is floor manager and studies Audiovisual Media at the University of the Arts Utrecht. In school, Majorie has been active in several fields and knows various disciplines but eventually focusses on floor managing. Majorie nearly always manages to create orderliness in the practical chaos of making a film and continuously has the aim to unite all players on a set, to ensure perfect and thorough cooperation.