Film Trade Organisations in Holland
Dutch Directors Guild looks after the socio-economical, copyright protection and individual interests of feature film, documentary and television directors in the Netherlands.
The Kring van Nederlandse Filmjournalisten (KNF, Circle of Dutch Film Journalists) looks after the interests of professional film journalism and is a point of contact for organisations and individuals from the Netherlands and abroad. Nearly all film journalists and critics that work in the Netherlands are connected to the KNF.
NBF, founded in 1952, is Holland's oldest and largest trade organisation for film- and televisionmakers. The organisation offers information, services and personal assistance to members and other trade associations in the film industry.
Nederlandse Federatie voor de Cinematografie (NFC)
PO Box 143
1180 AC Amstelveen
tel. +31 (0)20 4266100
fax. +31 (0)20 4266110
NFC is the federation of Nederlandse Vereniging van Bioscoopexploitanten (NVB, Dutch Association of Cinema Proprietors) and the Nederlandse Vereniging van Filmdistributeurs (NVF, Dutch Association of Film Distributors).
NVB is the trade organisation for all cinema- and film theatre-proprietors in the Netherlands. The association looks after collective trade interests, promotion, professionalisation and communication in the broadest sense of the word.
NCE is and association where film editors from home and abroad can meet and inspire each other. The NCE concerns itself with the artisanal and substantive aspects of film editing, and works towards the professionalisation and development by organising lectures and seminar about the craft and special editors' meetings at film festivals.
Nederlandse Vereniging van Filmdistributeurs (NVF)
Michael C. Lambrechtsen
1040 KH Amsterdam
tel. +31 (0)20 3868630
tel. +31 (0)6 5357865
fax. +31 (0)20 3868631
The Nederlandse Vereniging van Filmdistributeurs (Dutch Association of Film Distributors) looks after the interests of the affiliated film distributors in the Netherlands. NVF is a member of the Nederlandse Federatie voor de Cinematografie (NFC, Dutch Federation for Cinematography) and the Fédération Internationale des Associations de Distributeurs de films (FIAD).
Nederlandse Vereniging van Producenten en Importeurs van beeld- en geluidsdragers (NVPI)
Albertus Perkstraat 36
1217 NT Hilversum
tel. +31 (0)35 6254411
fax. +31 (0)35 6254410
NVPI is the trade organisation for the Dutch entertainment industry. The association represents the majority of Dutch record companies, video distributors, and game software-distributors in government, press, politics and relevant concertation networks.
Netwerk Scenarioschrijvers represents Dutch writers for film, television, radio, animation films and documentaries. The organisation works towards the professionalisation of this crafts, a better (legal) position for screenwriters and further schooling of members. Netwerk Scenarioschrijvers is a chapter of the Vereniging van Schrijvers en Vertalers (VSenV, Association of Writers and Translators).
VNAP looks after the collective and individual interests of animation producers and stimulates the animation industry in the Netherlands.
VERS (formerly the Association of New Film and Television Makers, or NFTVM) aims to connect young film and television makers with each other and with established colleagues. The association offers members information about work-related topics, through workshops, a website, newsletter and a monthly VERS evening.