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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