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Marco van Geffen

Marco van Geffen


Scriptwriter, Film Director


SeriesLab Participant 2017
Alumni Meeting Attendee 2015
Script&Pitch Participant 2009


Marco van Geffen (1959) started writing screenplays after his study at the audiovisual department of the Art School in Arnhem. Apart from the Dutch box office hit The Schnitzelparadise (winner ‘Best Screenplay’ at Skip City Film Festival in Tokyo), he has written several feature screenplays, before becoming a full time director. 

He directed several shorts, of which My Sister was nominated for the Golden Palm at the 2007 Cannes film festival.

The screenplay for his debut feature film Among Us was finalist for the NHK Sundance Award 2009 and is set to shoot in spring 2010.