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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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 [...]
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 [...]
World premiere SHEEP HERO on IDFA We are very delighted that our film SHEEP HERO is selected out of 4000 films for IDFA (International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam). IDFA is the biggest, [...]
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, [...]