Kaliber Film

Bas Broertjes, Aydin Dehzad & Mete Gümürhan
Ernest Staesstraat 47 | 1061 CC Amsterdam
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Founded in 2007, Kaliber Film is a creative and internationally oriented independent production company based in Amsterdam and Istanbul. We develop and produce author driven original narrative productions, making no distinction between fiction and documentary form or style. Kaliber Film productions have screened at several international film festivals, such as Berlin, Locarno, Toronto, Rotterdam, IDFA and Cinekid. Most recently Kaliber Film produced Young Wrestlers, the directorial debut of Mete Gümürhan, which-world premiered at the 66th Berlinale and won a Special Mention of the Generation Plus Jury. We’re a member of EAVE-network since 2011.


Mnk Boy
Director: Mete Gümürhan. Screenwriters: Sibel Altınbaş, Mete Gümürhan, Chris Westendorp. Co-producers: Filmaltı and TRT, Turkey. Status: development & financing. Sort: feature-length film. Duration: 90 min. Genre: youth film. Release: 2019. Target audience: families, children. Financers: Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism, General Directorate of Cinema and Netherlands Film Fund.

Aim at market: to find co-producers, broadcasters and international sales agents to help package and close the financing. We are especially interested in partners from Europe.

12-year-old Zeki, a secluded boy and comic book fan, moves from the ghettos of Rotterdam to the gated communities of Istanbul with his single father Mahir to make a new start. There, Zeki is challenged by the hardships of this new life and left with no choice other than to become a superhero.

Autumn Leaves
Director & Screenwriter: Kees Brienen. Country: NL. Status: in development. Sort: feature. Duration: 90min. Genre: drama, comedy. Distribution: Periscoop Film.

The loving relationship between a 75 years old twin brother and sister threatens to be torn by illness and decay. How do they maintain control over their last stage of life?