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1012 XA Amsterdam
The Netherlands

About

HAZAZAH PICTURES

Hazazah Pictures is an independent, Amsterdam-based film production company specializing in the creation and production of documentaries, short and feature films. Established by Jeroen van den Idsert, YANi, Arne Toonen and Maarten Kuit.

Hazazah Pictures hit the ground running when their first co-production - Paradise Now - become an international success, receiving a Golden Globe and an Academy Award nomination. Thanks to the company's continuing growth, we can focus exclusively on creating and producing unique films by talented directors. Our personal approach and vast experience in the creative, communicative, financial and organizational aspects of film production creates a strong and flexible support system that allows our directors to realize their greatest creative potential. Our productions regularly include offshoot art exhibitions and beautiful publications while our movies have been shown at film festivals and in theatres worldwide, collecting numerous awards and nominations.

WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK OUR MOTHERS

awards & nominations


PARADISE NOW

Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Language Film 2006
Golden Globe Best Foreign Language Film 2006
Blue Angel, Amnesty International Film Prize, Audience Award and nomination Golden Berlin Bear / Berlin International Film Festival 2005
European Film Award Best Screenwriter / European Film Awards 2005
Best European Film / Berliner Morgenpost Readers Prize 2005
Gouden Kalf Beste Montage, Gouden Kalf Beste Lange Speelfilm en nominatie Gouden Kalf Beste Regie, Gouden Kalf Beste Scenario, Dutch Critics Award / Nederlands Film Festival 2005
nomination Silver Condor Best Foreign Film / Argentinian Film Critics Association Awards 2005
nomination Critics Choice Award Best Foreign Language Film / 
Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2005
DFWFCA Award Best Foreign Language Film / 
Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2005
third prize Emden Film Award / Emden International Film Festival 2005
nomination Gold Film Award Best Screenplay en Outstanding Feature Film / German Film Awards 2005
Golden Trailer Best Foreign Dramatic Trailer / Golden Trailer Awards 2005
Independent Spirit Award Best Foreign Film / Independent Spirit Awards 2005
NBR Award Best Foreign Language Film / National Board of Review, USA 2005
VFCC Award Best Foreign Film / Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2005

DAS WAD

Gouden Kalf Best Short Film NFF 2014

ALL THOSE SUNFLOWERS

Selected for the Gouden Kalf competition at NFF 2014
Nomination Craft: Director ADCN Awards 2015

DROP DEAD!

Ostfriesischer Kurzfilmpreis / Emden-Norderney Film Festival 2010
public prize Unabhängiges FilmFest Osnabrück 2010
Best International Short Film / Kerry Film
Best International Short Film / Cleveland International Film Festival 2011

IMPASSE

selected as part of Stories on Human Rights 2008 – film project of the United Nations 
NFTVM VERS Prize 2009
special mention Best International Short Film / International Amsterdam Film Festival 2008
nomination Best Dutch Short Film / International Amsterdam Film Festival 2008

SKODA

Talent&Pro Award / Dutch Film Festival 2008
nomination international competition / Amsterdam Shorts! 2008

PLANK

Winner best international documentary Saporro Japan
Winner best international film LASFF USA

SPITTING INK

IDFA Competition for First Appearance / IDFA Amsterdam 2009

CREW LOVE
  • All Those Sunflowers
  • BLACK OUT CAST & CREW by RAHI REZVANI
  • WIM SHOOTS GABBERS
  • SHOOTING DAS WAD
  • BLACK OUT
  • SHOOTING BLACK OUT by RAHI REZVANI
  • ZOMBIE
  • GABBER LOVE
  • BLACK OUT by RAHI REZVANI
  • All Those Sunflowers cast