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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In the context of the VPRO series 'Over de rug van de Andes' the documentary film GRITO de PIEDRA by Ton van Zantvoort is shown four times on NPO Cultura: 4 March [...]
US PREMIERE ON MARGARET MEAD FESTIVAL IN NEW YORK ‘Dick Verdult – It Is True But Not Here’ is selected for the Award contender of the Margaret Mead Film Festival, New York, [...]
SCREENINGS IN DUTCH THEATRES Our documentary Dick Verdult - It Is True But Not Here will screen this year in at least 10 venues and festivals in The Netherlands. So if you missed the [...]
(in) Justice For All Film Festival Chicago Our film The Benno Tapes will screen April 29th during the (in) Justice For All Film Festival in Chicago. The (In)Justice for All Film Festival [...]
International premiere on the prestigious BAFICI festival Our documentary Dick Verdult - It Is True But Not Here is selected by the renowned BAFICI festival that will be held from April 19th [...]
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 [...]