De Familie Film & TV

Monique Busman & Michiel van Erp
Schollenbrugstraat 4 | 1091 EX Amsterdam
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De Familie Film & TV is an international award winning production company in the Netherlands, founded in 2005 by Monique Busman and Michiel van Erp. We produce documentaries and drama for theatre and television. The documentaries cover subjects such as the international motorcycle gang Satudarah, elderly transgenders (I am a Woman Now), the murder of Barnett Newman’s famous piece of art Who's afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue (The End of Fear) or the vice-president of the European Commission Frans Timmermans.


Open Seas (Niemand in de Stad)
Director: Michiel van Erp. Screenwriter: Philip Huff. Cast: Minne Koole, Jonas Smulders, Chris Peters. NIDS Filmproductie VOF in co-production with Het Familiedrama, Phanta Film, Eyeworks Drama Belgium, AVROTROS. Release: September 2018. Sort: feature-length film. Duration: 90 min. Genre: drama. Financers: Dutch Film Fund, Production Incentive the Netherlands,Tax Shelter Belgium, CoBO. Distributor/Sales: September Film.

In the no-holds-barred state of freedom that Amsterdam student life appears to be, three friends learn that they cannot escape the approaching responsibilities of adulthood.

Life On Mars
Director: Michiel van Erp. Screenwriter: Marnie Blok. Co-producer: Phanta Film, AVROTROS. Status: first draft. Sort: feature-length film. Duration: 90 min. Genre: drama. Life on Mars is also a project in development during EAVE Producers Workshop 2017.

When Joris, at his 50th birthday, confesses to his family and friends that he is going to Mars, a one-way ticket, it blows everyone away. Life on Mars is a film about the courage to keep questioning ourselves: what is really important in your live.