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Meet the team: Siegi

Meet the team: Siegi

Posted on Jun 23, 2017

Siegi is definitely a good asset for the Filmcom team. Why, you ask? It’s more like why not, because this guy is so handy and knowledgeable in a broad spectrum of disciplines. 
First of all, Siegi’s a chauffeur. What does he drive? Everything. Quite literally, yes. The “traditional” driver’s license: check. Motorcycle license: check. Pilot...

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SISI Rider with Churandy Martina Behind the scenes

SISI Rider with Churandy Martina Behind the scenes

Posted on Apr 13, 2017

It’s such a great feeling to see your production come to life. Now that the commercial is online we decided to look back at the journey to make the brand new ‘Sisi Rider’ commercial with our own Churandy Martina. Here are some behind the scenes photos and don’t forget to check out the final...

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48 Hour Film Project: And the winner is…

48 Hour Film Project: And the winner is…

Posted on Oct 13, 2016

The 48 Film Project took place globally during the weekend of October 7 through 9, and Curaçao participated for the third consecutive year. Aruba and Bonaire were also invited to participate alongside Curaçao this year. A total of nine(9) films were written, filmed, edited and delivered on Sunday. Out of these films three(3) were filmmakers from Bonaire...

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Yess!! We have a new intern, Safiano!!

Yess!! We have a new intern, Safiano!!

Posted on Sep 13, 2016

Safiano started last week at Caribbean Filmcom. He immediately worked with us on a project of 6 shooting days. Time to improve Safiano! And he sure did. We are happy to have him for the upcoming months. Safiano, from the Netherlands, is 23 years old and his passion is to capture beautiful moments on video and photography. Welcome Safiano!

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‘’Het Nationaal Laboratorium onder de Microscoop” op TeleCuraçao

‘’Het Nationaal Laboratorium onder de Microscoop” op TeleCuraçao

Posted on May 13, 2016

Een aantal maanden geleden zijn we in samenwerking met ICON Strategy een productie gestart in opdracht van het ADC (Analystisch Diagnostisch Centrum). ‘’Het Nationaal Laboratorium onder de Microscoop”. Een documentaire, gepresenteerd door Nathely Isenia, over het functioneren van het instituut vandaag de dag, verdeeld over drie interessante...

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Educational film for the youth about Parlamento di Kòrsou

Educational film for the youth about Parlamento di Kòrsou

Posted on Feb 9, 2016

How do you inform the youth about a difficult technical subject without loosing their attention? It is important for their general knowledge so you have to make it attractive. Our important client ‘Parlamento di Kòrsou (Parliament of Curaçao), requested an educational film especially for the youth about all aspects from the working of the...

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Premiere Bon Bini Holland in Curaçao!

Premiere Bon Bini Holland in Curaçao!

Posted on Jan 13, 2016

After the premiere of Bon Bini Holland in the Netherlands, Curaçao is next! This Sunday, January 17th the premiere takes place in The Cinemas in presence of Jandino Asporaat. Since the release on December 10th in the Netherlands, the cinemas received more than 400.000 visitors for the movie. Hereby the movie has reached the Platinum Film status by the...

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Chef kok of sous chef met televisie aspiraties?

Chef kok of sous chef met televisie aspiraties?

Posted on Dec 16, 2015

Chef kok of sous chef met televisie aspiraties? Ben jij dè Shurandy Martina onder de Curaçaose koks? Dan zijn wij op zoek naar jou! Voor een Nederlands televisie programma zijn wij opzoek naar een Curaçaose kok. Het betreft een kookprogramma waarin in elke aflevering een Curaçaose kok, van begin tot eind, een gerecht bereidt. Het programma is in eerste...

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Agreement with Dutch production company In2Content

Agreement with Dutch production company In2Content

Posted on Nov 30, 2015

*Caption picture above: Michel Drenthe and Wilco Pleging of In2Content signed an agreement Caribbean Filmcom has reached an agreement with Dutch production company In2Content. “This agreement allows Caribbean Filmcom to access a wide variety of knowledge and professional filmmakers throughout the Netherlands. It also means access on the European market....

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The advantages of working on a documentary about Rina Penso..

The advantages of working on a documentary about Rina Penso..

Posted on Nov 18, 2015

*Caption picture above: Michel Drenthe with the great Pacheco Domocasse Working on a documentary about the great Rina Penso with Barbara Martijn (producer) Wilma Ligthart (director) and Kirk Claes (camera) has it’s advantages. Always when you talk about film on Curaçao you hear that you have to meet Norman de Palm, Felix de Rooy and Pacheco Domocasse,...

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fl. 5,- discount for theatrical solo performance of Dichi Wit

fl. 5,- discount for theatrical solo performance of Dichi Wit

Posted on Nov 6, 2015

This week we visited the new theatrical solo performance of the Curacao-born, young theater actress, Dichi Wit, named “Halfweg”. The shows took place in Teatro Luna Blou on Tuesday, November 3rd, and on Wednesday, November 4th at 19:30. Due to sold out nights there will be an extra show on Wednesday, November 11th at 19.30! Tickets for Wednesday cost...

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SAMMY PARAMARIBO PREMIÈRE!

SAMMY PARAMARIBO PREMIÈRE!

Posted on Oct 18, 2015

The seven-year-old SAMANTHA TRUSTFULL from Almere is this year, finally, after her brothers and sisters, at the turn to go on holiday to the adventurous Surinam and her beloved aunt Sjaan. In Paramaribo, she discovers the diverse cultures that Surinam is rich for and she makes friends with the children in the “Vergeet-me-niet-straat”. SAMMY PARAMARIBO...

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World animal day

Posted on Oct 6, 2015

It is world animal day! And our lovely interns Steff Donkers and Gino van Loo specially made a video for this day as a donation for our animal shelter on Curaçao. Now we all heard that the animal shelter of Curaçao is closing and that is simply terrible. So let us show you what our animal shelter does for the animals of Curaçao and please help and...

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Goodbye to our dear colleagues Vân Doan and Camille van Zadelhoff

Goodbye to our dear colleagues Vân Doan and Camille van Zadelhoff

Posted on Sep 7, 2015

After one year we had to say goodbye to our dear colleagues Vân Doan and Camille van Zadelhoff. From sunny days to rainy days.. Vân is now back in the Netherlands. She did a lot of work at Caribbean Filmcom. For example, she was the producer of the mini drama series of Caprilles, assistant producer of ‘Bon Bini Holland’ in cooperation with Eye Works,...

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Nominations of the Gouden Kalf (Golden Calf) for 2015 announced

Nominations of the Gouden Kalf (Golden Calf) for 2015 announced

Posted on Sep 2, 2015

This week, the nominations for the 35th edition of the Gouden Kalf (Golden Calf) 2015 were announced at the Ketelhuis and live at De Wereld Draait Door. Major contenders are GLUCKAUF with 10 nominations, BLOOD, SWEAT & TEARS and PRINCE with 8 nominations, and SCHNEIDER US BAX and THE SURPRISE with 7 nominations. The Golden Calves will be presented on...

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New colleague! Welcome Steff!

New colleague! Welcome Steff!

Posted on Aug 14, 2015

This week, we welcomed our new intern Steff. She will explore the film production world and see what direction suits her best. Steff is a creative, fun and smart woman and we are more then happy to have her in our team. Welcome Steff! Read what she has to say: ”My name is Steff and I am an intern at Caribbean Filmcom. I chose Filmcom because I wanted...

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3 commercials with a strong message for Pro Bista

3 commercials with a strong message for Pro Bista

Posted on Aug 7, 2015

As a film producer everyday is different. A different concept, different people and a different message to depict. For Pro Bista Caribbean Filmcom produced 3 commercials with a strong message: ‘Visually impaired people can make a valuable contribution to society!’ Pro Bista is a foundation that is committed to the integration and empowerment of the...

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1-day shoot with Bob Pinedo for Ivo Niehe’s ‘TV-Show’

1-day shoot with Bob Pinedo for Ivo Niehe’s ‘TV-Show’

Posted on Jul 29, 2015

For the new season of Ivo Niehe’s Dutch television program the ‘TV SHOW’, we did a 1-day shoot with the renowned oncologist Herbert Bob Pinedo. Reporter Inge Teeuwen, came to Curaçao to do the interview with Bob Pinedo. In the TV Show Ivo Niehe receives national and international guests in the studio or he visits them at home and at work....

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Short commercial from Baseball player Ramiro Balentina

Short commercial from Baseball player Ramiro Balentina

Posted on Jul 22, 2015

Last week we shot a short commercial, in association with In2Content, of baseball player Ramiro Balentina and his youth team at Heintje Kool stadium, Curaçao. Ramiro Balentina is an ambassador from the project ‘Only you determine who you are’ from The Dutch Ministry of Justice and Safety. Its purpose is to offer teenagers from the age between 12 and 18...

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SAMMY PARAMARIBO IS A WRAP!

SAMMY PARAMARIBO IS A WRAP!

Posted on Jul 10, 2015

*Caption picture above: Sammy Paramaribo crew Weeks of hard work have now come to an end. This week our crew shot the last scene of Sammy Paramaribo! Sammy Paramaribo tells a story of a 7 year old girl, called Sammy. She is from Surinam origin but born and raised in Almere, The Netherlands. For the first time she travels on her own to her aunt Sjaan in...

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First Raad van Kinderen / Kids Counsil on Curaçao!

First Raad van Kinderen / Kids Counsil on Curaçao!

Posted on Jul 3, 2015

* Caption picture above: Princess Laurentien and a student in discussion about the topic Tourism After six weeks, the result is something to be proud of! On Monday June 29, the first “Raad van Kinderen” on Curaçao gathered together at the Avila Hotel. These children investigated tourism on Curaçao and advised a committee of professionals based on the...

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ESPN, Global Games series

ESPN, Global Games series

Posted on Jun 30, 2015

* Caption picture above: Left man is the father of Andrelton Simmons. For the U.S. based global cable and satellite television channel ESPN (Entertainment and Sports Programming Network), Caribbean Filmcom provided an ENG team. The production of the 2-day shoot of the Global Games series (Baseball) was a great success and experience! Our ENG team was...

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In production: Sammy Paramaribo!

In production: Sammy Paramaribo!

Posted on Jun 1, 2015

We have a great production coming up! It’s not in Curaçao this time, but Surinam! Michel Drenthe will be the line producer of Sammy Paramaribo. This is a great opportunity to work with Eddy Wijngaarde (The Back Lot), Marc Bary (Ijswater Films), Barbara Bredero (Moving Movies), Mirjam Marks and others! Sammy Paramaribo is a short (5 episodes) children’s...

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Pabien Caribbean Filmcom!

Pabien Caribbean Filmcom!

Posted on May 21, 2015

Last Tuesday, Vân, Michel and Camille received a “Papiamentu Básiko” Language Certificate. The Filmcom team has been going to the Papiamentu language course to learn how to speak Papiamentu for about two months. They had a lot of fun going to the lessons that were taught by Helen Noort of Noort Advies. We would like to thank Helen for her patience,...

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First Steps To A Big Dream

First Steps To A Big Dream

Posted on May 20, 2015

Yesterday, Filmcom made its first steps of realizing their dream, making a documentary about the famous Grupo Serenada. We handed in the application to W. Curiel of the “Prins Bernard Cultuurfonds Caribisch Gebied”, hoping that they and other future sponsors see the strength and potential of this incredible project. This project is a symbol for...

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Great project coming up!

Great project coming up!

Posted on May 17, 2015

At the moment we’re working on a great educative project with the Curaçao Filmboard Foundation: The first board of children for Curaçao! This is an initiative of the Missing Chapter Foundation.The Royal Highness, Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, is the founder and director of the Missing Chapter Foundation. She visited Curaçao for the kick off...

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Let us introduce our new colleague Robin!

Let us introduce our new colleague Robin!

Posted on Apr 7, 2015

Hooray! We are expanding our team and are happy to welcome our latest colleague Robin Amatmoestar! She is going to be our new member of the production team! Let me introduce myself… My name is Robin Amatmoestar and I’m 27 years old. I was raised in the Netherlands where I studied Media Entertainment Management in The Hague. The versatility of the...

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Curacao International Film Festival Rotterdam Short Movie Winner!

Curacao International Film Festival Rotterdam Short Movie Winner!

Posted on Mar 28, 2015

Every year filmmakers from Curacao participate in the Short Movies Big Stories film competition. This year Distansia was the winner of the Audience Award! The film was directed and written by Elizabeth Fransisco and Miguel Gonzalez Perret Gentil. I had the pleasure of meeting Liz on the set of The Coast: Ruina. I’m so proud of you Liz! You are amazing. I...

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Curaçaosche Kunstkring 80th Anniversary

Curaçaosche Kunstkring 80th Anniversary

Posted on Mar 25, 2015

The Curaçaosche Kunstkring celebrates their 80 anniversary today! Congratulations! This is such a beautiful organization that stimulates the existence of art on Curaçao! For this cause Caribbean Filmcom produced a CD with various local artists. Besides that, all the musicians who are on the CD have performed for the Curaçaosche Kunstkring! Want this CD?...

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Ten things to remember your first day on a film shoot!

Ten things to remember your first day on a film shoot!

Posted on Mar 25, 2015

Great article by Phil Cook! Make sure your first day isn’t your last day! Here’s 10 things you should never forget: 1) Show up early. You’re the new kid, and nobody’s going to wait for you. Show up on time or don’t show up at all – even if it means you leave 2 hours early in case of traffic. 2) If the producer, client, the assistant’s...

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International Women’s Day Curaçao

International Women’s Day Curaçao

Posted on Mar 8, 2015

We are so proud on our colleague Sawita Chotkan, who organized the first ever edition of International Womens Day on Curaçao! The event was a great success!  

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Premiere Klinika Capriles!

Premiere Klinika Capriles!

Posted on Dec 14, 2014

On Saturday December 13 The Cinemas was totally packed! We held our premiere for GGz Curacao, Klinika Capriles: Seis historia for di bida di Carla, Rudi, Gino, Mayra, Tania, & Sandley. ...

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A new poster?

A new poster?

Posted on Nov 17, 2014

Camille has come up with a poster design for the short drama films for Klinika Capriles! We think it looks awesome. The poster will be put in it’s very own light box during the premiere of the short films. We are...

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Ennia Celebrate Life shoot

Ennia Celebrate Life shoot

Posted on Aug 17, 2014

We helped work on a glamorous new campaign for Ennia together with FishEye Media Productions. 6 commercials in 6 days thanks to a great hardworking crew and cast. The commercials were directed by Bas Nuissl and shot on the Red by Dolph van Stapele. Watch here one of the commercials!

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An Explosive Time on The Coast:Ruina

An Explosive Time on The Coast:Ruina

Posted on Jul 17, 2014

We’ve had an explosively great time working on The Coast: Ruina this past week. Producer and writer, Alaric Smeets’ new post- apocalyptic project is about an island tribe being terrorized by foreign tyrant soldiers. The trailer is directed by Richard H. Perry and shot by Ivan Almeida Rodrigues. Everybody gave their 110% to make this happen. It has been...

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Drayer & Campman

Drayer & Campman

Posted on May 18, 2012

Dick Drayer and Jos Campman requested that Alaric Smeets and Michel Drenthe make them a leader and bumpers for their talkshow Drayer & Campman. The radio programme has several segments like “The Urgency of the Actuality”, “Latest Breaking News”, and “Daily Discussion”. The show, Drayer & Campman was until a short time ago, broadcasted...

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Destination Dutch Caribbean

Destination Dutch Caribbean

Posted on May 18, 2010

Destination Dutch Caribbean was especially produced for the inflight-entertainment program of Air France-KLM and was shown for two years on board of all intercontinental flights. Destination Aruba is part of Destination Dutch Caribbean. The film is a service tool for all passengers: tourists, business travellers and for the people who live on one of the...

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Lucretia, Ushi & Dushi on Curaçao!

Lucretia, Ushi & Dushi on Curaçao!

Posted on May 18, 2010

Together with RTL Nederland, Endemol Nederland and CTB Europe, Michel Drenthe and Anja Steffens of Caribbean Filmcom worked, secretly, on the shooting of the new alter ago of Wendy van Dijk: Lucretia, a highly vocal, colourful, diva from Curaçao. Wendy van Dijk just revealed that she is Lucretia to the totally surprised viewers of ‘De Wereld Draait...

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Caribbean Filmcom takes on the red carpet!

Caribbean Filmcom takes on the red carpet!

Posted on May 18, 2009

Caribbean Filmcom in VRT-programme The Red Carpet (De Rode Loper). An impression of Leen van Rompaye about the shootings of WOLVEN on Curaçao. Producing in the Caribbean is an entirely kind of sport than in Europe. “Hire me on time”, said Michel Drenthe in an interview that is been shown in the VRT-programme, The Red Carpet. “You don’t just send me...

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