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Matthijs van der Veer

Matthijs van der Veer

Netherlands

Story Editor

TFL

ScriptLab - story editing Participant 2018

biography

Matthijs is currently working as a script editor for the Dutch public broadcaster NTR. He provides support in the development of television films of various lengths. Additionally, he reports on submitted plans for short films, feature films, as well as television series. Furthermore, Matthijs is the editor-in-chief of VERS Magazine, aimed at young Dutch film and television makers.

After attaining his MA in Film Studies at the University of Amsterdam, Matthijs worked for the children's film festival Cinekid, as well as International Film Festival Rotterdam. For the former festival, he, among other things, produced the Cinekid ScriptLAB.

Matthijs was selected as a jury member for the 2016 edition of the Venice Days through the 28 Times Cinema programme, and consequently functioned as an ambassador for the LUX Film Prize.

company profile

NTR is the independent Dutch public service broadcaster specialising in information, education and culture. NTR's cultural programming is broad and varied: from classical to pop, from drama to documentary. The drama output of the broadcaster includes short films, mid-length television films, feature films and drama series, for both young and adult audiences. Key elements are talent development and diversity.