An Original Picture

Joost de Vries
Ertskade 65 | 1019 BB Amsterdam
IMDB Profile

After being owner and producer of renowned production company Lemming Film for over 20 years, Joost de Vries has established himself as an independent producer since april 2016, to be able to work more closely with exceptional filmmakers with international ambitions and potential.

Having established a considerable track record in international feature films and television series, Joost will be working on international projects as a stand alone producer, in changing alliances with established production companies and distributors.

Sharing risks and involving partners from different territories in the development, production, financing and distribution, is a way as independent to be able to work on productions with top writing talent, creative packages and production values, all of which are needed to prevail in today’s competitive market.

Training and other experience

In 1993 he graduated in Arts Administration, and in 1996 he enrolled in the high profile European producers training and network Ateliers du Europ.en (ACE). In 2006/2007 he was chairman of the board of the MEDIA Desk Netherlands. He was a member of the board for the Dutch film producers association (FPN) between 2008 and 2017. Recently he started working as expert for the European MEDIA Programme and has taken over the management of the international post production workshop EP2C.

Short Filmography


Rijntje, stop-motion animation tv series, Ben Tesseur & Steven de Beul, 2016 Toen Mijn Vader een Struik Werd (When my father became a bush), feauture film, Nicole van Kilsdonk, 2016 Uilenbal (Owls and Mice), feature film, Simone van Dusseldorp, 2016 Boy 7, feature film, .zgur Yildirim, 2015 Boy 7, feature film, Lourens Blok, 2014


The Lobster, feature film, Yorgos Lanthimos, 2015 Heli, feature film, Amat Escalante, 2013 Blind, feature film, Eskil Vogt, 2013 In The Fog, feature film, Sergei Loznitsa, 2012 My Joy, Sergei Loznitsa, 2010