The Big O has landed in Berlin. We’re editing his new film ‘The Man Who Looked Beyond the Horizon’. In 1970 Dutch artist Bas Jan Ader mysteriously disappeared at sea. In 2019 we found an ex-Stasi commander who looks suspiciously like him in Berlin… No we didn’t. But we will try to unravel
In Zürich, directing a commercial with Will Barber, who performs a beautiful version of ‘My Own Personal Jesus’. His taste in music is as good as his taste in beer. And the man has a beard, look at that beard.
Exciting time as ’Secrets of a master painter’ lands a nomination in the arts categorie of the most prestigious European television award. Attending the ceremony together with the team including co-director Jaap van der Werff and producer Marc Pos. Check link for press trailer new season.
Cinema Brewers news! Finbarr and Martijn are over the moon as after very long negotiations with Universal they can start brewing their Lebowski Dry hopped American Lager! Jeff Bridges gives the thumbs up!
Secrets of a master painter wins in the category arts of the NY Film and Television Festival.
Cinema Brewers have created a beer inspired on Martin Koolhoven’s Brimstone. An American amber ale with blood orange. You can watch the first tasting with Martin here.
Finbarr was commissioned by the Jewish network and the EO to direct three one-hour-documentaries on antisemitism in Europe. The three-part-documentary series with Hanneke Groenteman on antisemitism in Europe broadcast set for December. Watch trailer here.
Time for some soul searching. Driving down the US West-Coast with my 1962 Yashica-D and a zoom audio recorder.
After half a year from development to shooting to post, this was a huge adventure. Together with Jaap van der Werff I helmed this project. Exciting times as broadcast is upon us! How will the audience react to this new approach to art? Watch the press trailer here.
I’ve been invited to talk about my project in development on the artist Yves Klein at the forum CPH:DOX. New possibilities? Made a little trailer.