Frank van den Engel (1956, Rotterdam). In 1997 he started an independent documentary production company Zeppers Film & TV as executive producer. In fourteen years time he produced over 75 films, for theatre and television. Some of these have been awarded at prestigious festivals around the world: Andre Hazes - she believes in me, Dans, Grozny Dans, Voices of Bam. Nowadays he combines production work with the development and realization of his own film projects, and with the coaching of first time directors. His debut Normaal - I always come back (82 mins) was theatrically released in 2002. Between Heaven and Earth (70 mins) was released in the cinema in 2007. His latest documentary is a portrait of Dutch photographer Gerard Fieret: Photo & Copyright by G.P. Fieret. Today he is researching a new filmplan about Art Collectors.
Zeppers Film is an independent film production company based in Amsterdam. It has produced over 100 films in the last 20 years and is specialized in creative documentaries. Our documentaries are generally co-produced with Dutch and international public broadcasters. Many of these films travelled the world to international festivals and arthouse cinema's and some films have been awarded at festivals including: IDFA's prizes for best Long Documentary and best Mid-length Documentary, Grand Jury Prize at the Tribeca Film Festival and Golden Calfs at the Netherlands Film Festival.
Frank van den Engel
Julia van Schieveen
Julia van Schieveen (1984) studied Film & Visual Culture, with specialization documentary, at the University of Amsterdam.
She started working as a production assistant for KeyDocs on the documentary ‘This is My Picture When I was Dead’ by Mahmoud al Massad.
Since october 2010 Julia works as a producer by Zeppers Film and currently produces The Man in Black by Martijn Blekendaal, Kill your darling by Jaap van Hoewijk, Putin's Dream by Hans Pool, Poule des doods by Astrid Bussink and Women from Tahrir by Claudia Lisboa.
Judith Vreriks studied Film & Television studies in Utrecht and Glasgow.
Previously she worked as associate producer and scriptwriter for various documentaries by Cobos Films and she also directed her own films, among which Schoolyard and Esmiralde, sixteen years in 9 scenes. Since October 2011 she produces for Zeppers Film and is responsible for Paradiso, an Amsterdam Stage Affair by Jeroen Berkvens, 900 Days by Jessica Gorter, Dirty Window by Walter Stokman and others.
Lotte Bronshoff is a student at the Dutch Film Academy in Amsterdam and she will graduate this year.
Lotte followed her study at the School for Journalism in Utrecht and studied Media and Culture at the University of Amsterdam. After graduating for her bachelor degree she applied for the Film Academy with a specialization in film production.
Lotte is having her internship at Zeppers from February 2013.