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. Our 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 2004 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.
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Update: 29-03-2019 : SHEEP HERO wins the distribution award of La Trois on the Millenium Documentary Festival in Brussel Docville Leuven & Millenium Film Festival Brussels Thursday March [...]
Screenings on Visions Du Réel Saturday April 6 - 14:00 Théâtre de Marens Sunday April 7 - 19:30 Théâtre de Grand-Champ, Gland 50th Visions Du Réel selected SHEEP HERO in the [...]
SUPPORT SHEEP HERO Have you seen the documentary film SHEEP HERO? Are you curious how Stijn and Anna are doing? On their site www.schapenheld.nl you can read that they had multiple setbacks. If [...]
International premiere on Thessaloniki Documentary Festival SHEEP HERO also selected for One World Prague & DOK.Fest München SHEEP HERO is selected for the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival in Greece, where the [...]
★★★★ SHEEP HERO - The Protagonist The documentary is definitely recommended. The cinematography is beautiful - even the Netherlands has beautiful nature - and more sincere than Stijn you hardly see them [...]
For "Projectie" a project management magazine published by IPMA, Ariane Moussault wrote an article about the process of documentary film making. My film SHEEP HERO was the practical case. Making a documentary film [...]
Culture - Belinda van de Graaf– 14:18, January 3rd 2019 Who will win an Oscar this spring? And on which films can we rejoice? Film critic Belinda van de Graaf tells us. In [...]