Johan Nijenhuis & Co | JOCO Media

Johan Nijenhuis & Ingmar Menning
Karperweg 45 | 1075 LB Amsterdam
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Johan Nijenhuis & Co and JOCO Media are film and television production companies, specialized in (romantic) comedies and family content. We focus on subjects that a wide audience can identify with, and subjects which have a high entertainment value. We produce mainstream box-office hits such as Loving Ibiza, Tuscan Wedding, Skirt Day and Boys will be boys. We are always developing new screenplays and offer continuity to our filmmakers. Other projects include the feature films Body Language and Bennie Brat and the TV series Trollie and The Lion’s Den.


The Swell
Director: Hans Herbots, Screenwriters: Karin van der Meer, Maarten Lebens, Wout ThielemansCast: Gijs Scholten van Aschat, Simone Milsdochter, Loek Peters, Susan Visser, Thomas Rijckewaert, Daisy Van Praet.
Co-producer: Menuet Bvba, Belgium; EO, Netherlands; één, Belgium Status: Finished Sort: TV mini series. Duration: 6x45’. Genre: event drama. Financers: EO, VRT, CoBO, Screen Flanders, Casa Kafka Pictures and the Tax Shelter measure of the Belgian Federal Government. Target audience: male/female 25+
Distribution/Sales: Dutch Features.

"The Swell" is a major new miniseries for TV. This gripping contemporary story explores what happens when the national flood defenses of The Netherlands and Belgium start to collapse. Five million people live on land below sea level. How will major cities and rural areas survive the disastrous consequences of flooding? Could people cope with rebuilding not just their individual lives, but their entire countries too?

Cuban Love
Director: Johan Nijenhuis.
Screenwriter: Annelou Verboon.
Release: 2019. Status: In development. Sort: Feature length film. Duration: 105 minutes. Genre: Romantic comedy.

How do you know if someone really loves you?

Fourthy-something Loes has lost all faith in love after her divorce. Deep inside, she’s afraid to get hurt again. This all changes when Loes flies out to Cuba to convince her 24 year old pregnant daughter Maartje, that her Cuban dance teacher Che does not want to marry for love. But once she arrives Loes meets the sexy charming Cuban Juan…he shows Loes how to live and love again.

Things get real complicated after her ex-husband Alex also arrives on the Island. With Loes looking better then ever he wants her back...
Cuban Love is a romantic comedy that explores the differences between up-tight northern Europeans versus the Latin Lovers cliché. Is it true what they say?