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Hesdy Lonwijk

Nationality: Dutch
Education: Netherlands Film Academy
Languages: Dutch, English (fluent), Surinamese (fluent)

DIRECTING TELEVISION & FILM
2020 - HOLLANDSE MEESTERS (Interakt) - Documentary - Episode Mounira al Sohl
2019 - GEBOEID (EO) - Documentary - Directing, Screenplay & Concept
2018 - ZARA EN DE MAGISCHE KICKEN (VPRO) - TV-series
2018 - OVER ZIJ, DE OVERZIJDE(Short) - Official Selection IFFR 2018
2012 - DRAAGMOEDER (Short) - Directing & Screenplay
2011 - SEINPOST DEN HAAG (KRO/Eyeworks) - TV-series Episodes 5/6/7
2006-2010 - FEUTEN (BNN/Pupkin) - Concept & reseach 3 seasons, directing S1_6/7
2009 - JOHNNY BINGO (Vara/Waterland) - Teleplay - Directing
2007 - COLOR ME BAD (NFTA) - Short - Co-writing & directing
2009 - JOHNNY BINGO (Vara/Waterland) - Teleplay - Directing
2005 - BUUT VRIJ (NFTA) - Short - Co-writing & directing

MASTERCLASS & FILM
2018 - Masterclass Lucrecia Martel (La Ciénaga)
‘Dissecting techniques in modern cinema’
2018 - Masterclass Haile Gerima (Sankofa)
‘How to develop a unique visual and narrative language’
2017 - Masterclass Barry Jenkins (Moonlight)
‘Film is the engine of Empathy’
2014 - Masterclass Michael Dobbs (House of Cards)
‘What does it take to create a hit drama series?’
2013 - Masterclass Mark Travis (A Bronx Tale)
‘Directing actors – the Mark Travis technique’
2011 - Masterclass Mijke de Jong (Layla M.)
‘Hoe regisseer je de onervaren acteur’
2010 - Masterclass Spike Lee (Blackkklansman)
‘How to bring minority cinema to a big screen audience’
2009 - Masterclass Daniel Knauf (Carnivale)
‘Epic storytelling in serial television’

STAGE  
2019 - En toen schiep God Mounir (Publieke Werken) - Directing
2018 - Het ‘R’-woord (Over t IJ festival) - Directing & Research
2018 - Ga weg, maar blijf (Parade/Likeminds) - Directing - Co-writing
(4**** Theaterkrant)

 

COMMERCIALS
2006 - to the present - Various commercials and music videos
(Nescafe/Orange/Martini/Casio e.a.)
2018 - Hennep ‘Proefrit’ Untold Stories - Concept, Directing & Art Direction
David reviews ****


AWARDS/Nominations
2012 - Nomination Best Screenplay & Best Film for Draagmoeder
2010 - Winner Audience Award - AITP filmfestival
2010 - Nomination Best Actor Beeld & Geluid Awards for Johnny Bingo
2007 - Winner Best Graduationfilm 2007 for Color Me Bad
2007 - Officiel Selection Filmfestivals Los Angeles/Sao Paolo/Brussel for Color Me Bad
2005 - Winner New Arrivals Best Short IFFR for Buut Vrij

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