Rotterdam Films

Rijneke & van Leeuwaarden


Dirk Rijneke and Mildred van Leeuwaarden form a team that produced and co-produced more than 45 documentaries and fiction films mainly for cinematic release.
They worked with directors from all over the world like Béla Tarr, Mrinal Sen, Krzysztof Kieslowski, Carlos Reichenbach, Balint Kenyeres, Balthasar Kormakur, Ricky Rijneke.

Their core-business is to support directors; emerging talent as well experienced filmmakers, whose perspective and approach don’t result in a middle-of-the-road film, but will be a proof of original and interesting auteur cinema intended for an international audience. A small production volume allows them to focus, paying close attention to each individual film project, aiming at intense cooperation between the creative team.

They initiate Dutch productions in their home country and as minority co-producer they support interesting filmmakers and productions worldwide.
With a background as director and cinematographer (Rijneke) and director and sound (van Leeuwaarden) their expertise is used for the films produced. Their productions are often praised for its striking visual language (cinematography) and outstanding soundscape.


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