NEWTON film produces independent creative documentary films with a social, economical or cultural perspective. NEWTON film ‘s experience, professional approach and involvement with both crew as characters during the whole process of the film is the key essence for success. NEWTON film ‘s creative documentaries have been selected and awarded on the world ‘s biggest documentary and film festivals.
NEWTON FILM’S HISTORY
NEWTON film was founded in 2005 by Ton van Zantvoort (Heesch, 1979). After he successfully completed the Graphic Lyceum in Eindhoven, he graduated with credits in 2003 at the Art Academy AKV St. Joost in Breda, direction audio visual design. In 2006, his debut film GRITO de PIEDRA had its world premiere at the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA).
His second feature a BLOOMING BUSINESS in co-production with the Dutch VPRO was screened at major film festivals and broadcasted worldwide. After producing his own documentary films, he started to produce documentaries for other young directors. DAY is DONE* by Guido Hendrikx premiered at IDFA and FALLING by Jef Monté premiered at the Dutch Film Festival.
BEST FEATURE LENGTH DOCUMENTARY AWARD Our documentary Dick Verdult - It Is True But Not Here won the award for Best Dutch Feature Documentary on the DOCfeed Documentary Festival Eindhoven. The film [...]
Our 70 minutes documentary about the enigmatic artist and cult musician Dick Verdult -known in Latin America as 'Dick El Demasiado'- is the opening film of DOCfeed 2017. On Thursday February 16th our [...]
NL-AWARD for best documentary and GOLDEN NL-AWARD Our documentary the BENNO TAPES did not only win the NL-Award for best documentary but also won the main prize the Golden NL-Award for best [...]
Broadcasts: RTL Z 09-03-2016 at 20.30 uur 09-03-2016 at 23.30 uur 12-03-2016 at 22.30 Canvas Panorama 08-11-2015 at 20:10 Omroep Brabant: 20-09-2015 at 20.30 & 22.30 uur 21-09-2015 at 21.30 uur Omroep West: 20-09-2015 at [...]
The short documentary film PAST AS FUTURE is screened four times during the Fijnproevers & Smaakbarbaren foodfestival 2.0" in Electron Breda 31-10-2015 at 21:30 01-11-2015 at 16:00 to 18:00 - 20:00 hours The main character [...]
The documentary FALLING is screening on the 2nd DOCfeed film festival in Eindhoven at 17:00 PM on February 22. The director Jef Monté will be in the TV programme "coffeetime" to talk about the film [...]
In the year of the mines, NPODoc goes underground ... Between February 7 - 13 NPODoc screens the documentary GRITO de PIEDRA in the context of the 2015, year of the mines (M2015) Saturday 07-02-'15 [...]