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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TOP 10 BEST OF IDFA 2018 live talkshow The documentary SHEEP HERO ended with a 8.9 in the top 10 best films of IDFA 2018. During the live talkshow on national TV [...]
The World premiere of SHEEP HERO on IDFA 2018 in EYE Filmmuseum was a big succes. After the screening there was a standing ovation for the director and cast. IDFA said they [...]
Dutch newspaper BN DeStem wrote an article about the new documentary "SHEEP HERO". Read the article in Dutch below Twintig jaar was hij met zijn leren hoed boven de weelderige haardos een opvallend [...]
The national Dutch newspaper wrote an article about the new documentary "SHEEP HERO" Read the article in Dutch below. Ton van Zantvoort laat in Sheep Hero zien hoe het schaapsherderbestaan meer is [...]
SEE NL # Doc Issue 33 November 2018 - Nick Cunningham In Ton van Zantvoort’s Sheep Hero a traditional shepherd tries to survive within a neo-liberal, highly automated farmingindustry, writes Nick Cunningham. [...]
IDFA tickets available November 1st The premiere was sold out in 1 day. IDFA has high expectations and they programmed SHEEP HERO 8 times, in the biggest venues of Amsterdam! There are [...]
Fourteen recommendations from the VOLKSKRANT for the documentary festival Idfa in Amsterdam The ticket sale for the largest documentary festival in the world, the Idfa in Amsterdam, starts (partly) today. V's film [...]