The MFilms team

The MFilms team has a very broad and long experience in the field of screenwriting, camera, sound and lighting technology, animation, voice over, editing and composing music for underlying music. On this page you can meet the MFilms team of specialists.

Francoise Mittertreiner

Filmmaker and film producer

Françoise is the owner and founder of MFilms. In 1987, Françoise graduated from Curtin University in Perth as a film scholar. She then worked in Perth as a producer and director of documentaries and corporate videos. In 1989 she started working at Joop van den Ende as production manager and later at the documentary production house Amber Film. From 1991 to 2012, Françoise worked in various marketing and business development positions. Since 2013, Françoise has been working again as a filmmaker and film producer.

Joost Schrickx

Screenwriter/director

Joost Schrickx is an experienced screenwriter and director. In early 2015 Joost Schrickx developed his experiences in the field of concept and scenario development into the Basisboek Scenarioschrijven (ISBN: 9082246309). As a filmmaker and film producer, he wrote a number of shorter films and a full-length feature film. As a director, he also made a number of high-profile documentaries. As a producer/director he has realized many commissioned films, corporate films and mood films.

Bas Kok

Graphic designer and illustrator

Bas is an animator and illustrator. With his company Loket 1, Bas Kok mainly focuses on making animations and illustrations, but also on building websites. Thanks to his many years of knowledge and experience in the advertising and graphic industry, Bas can empathize well with the wishes of organizations to create a well-considered and creative product.

Kai Dieho

Cameraman

Catching light. That's what it all comes down to. Whether it concerns corporate, broadcast or NGO, cameraman Kai Dieho has more than 6 years of experience with filming and editing at a professional level. He works for KRO, EO, AVROTROS, EenVandaag and Omroep Gelderland, among others. Comfortable from conflict zones to presentations.

Esmir Majdanac

Filmmaker

Esmir Majdanac is a filmmaker and a graduate of the UVA as a film scholar. More than 10 years working as (ENG) cameraman, editor and director in various productions such as TV items, corporate films and documentaries. He works with a wide range of cameras and feels at home in different editing systems. With this experience, Esmir has been making films for various agencies, companies and individuals for some time now. His strength lies in using different styles depending on the client. From daring out of focus shots mounted on soaring music to a tight, businesslike way of editing and shooting.

Marco Verhagen

Directing camera operator

Marco has developed over the past 20 years in filming inspiring stories, regardless of the camera. He started his career as an adventure filmmaker and that resulted in an 8-part television series about a sailing adventure around the world. His latest documentary Bont Girl can now be seen on Videoland. He also makes corporate films for profit and non-profit organizations. Marco is a directing camera operator and provides editing in post-production. It is his passion to create stories that touch people.

Jakob Krabbé

Voice actor

As a voice-over, Jakob Krabbé is regularly asked to record commercials from his own studio. His voice can be heard daily on television, radio and the internet. (Inter) National, regional and local. But you can also hear Jacob a lot in trailers, television programs, video games, animations, pre-rolls, voice-response systems, corporate films, corporate web videos, e-learning programs, promos, jingles, audio books and many other types of audiovisual productions. As a voice actor, Jacob also voices various animation series, cartoons and cinema films.

Juliette Grimbergen

Presenter

Juliette Grimbergen is the chairman of the day and presenter. For both live and online events. In addition, Juliette is a vlogger. She did that for LibelleTV for a year and she also has her own YouTube channel OtenticO.

She uses her vlog skills precisely for business purposes. She announces events and conferences or makes a short vlog on location or in the studio, with or without an interesting speaker. Juliette gives workshops in business vlogging and presentation training individually and in groups.

Barbara de Bruyckere

Voice actress/voice over

Theater training, a course in mime playing, acting with a street theater group and regular singing lessons. A passion for theatre. That is what drove Barbara de Bruyckere in her early years. Her work as a presenter of a cultural program for the Stadsomroep Utrecht fitted in seamlessly with this.

Her love for the stage remained, even when she worked as an executive secretary at listed companies such as KPN and AND. Yet she was not very active in that direction for a long time. But she has picked up the thread again. As a voice actor, for her the synthesis of acting, presenting and performing.

Baukje Hiemstra

Artist and workshop leader film & animation

After the High School of the Arts in Utrecht (HKU), Baukje Hiemstra specialized in film and animation. Since that time she has also produced short (non-)fictional films for organisations, in addition to artist films. The love for film is great and Baukje loves to share her love for film. That is why she organizes and supervises workshops in making fictional films, making short animations for individuals, schools and companies. Her motto is if you make a film yourself, you will watch it more intensely, you can understand it even better and you can learn more from it and above all enjoy it.

Ludo Keeris

Sound engineer

Ludo Keeris is an experienced sound engineer who graduated from the Netherlands Film Academy in 1992. Since then, he has worked as a freelancer in very diverse film and television productions. His strength lies, in addition to professionally taking care of the sound recordings, in thinking along with the filmmaker in order to achieve an even better end product. Although Ludo likes to be on a large film set, he prefers the more intimate working environment of a documentary. He enjoys traveling the world, but the small things 'around the corner' are also close to his heart. Ludo has worked on the documentaries Tara, Talking Guitars, Daughters of Malakeh and Houdoe, air traveler! and the television series Travel Advice Negative.

Joost Leufkens

Photographer

Joost Leufkens is an experienced photographer. He has been photographing since he was seven. After the Fotovakschool he ended up in IT and fulfilled various commercial sales positions there. He has always continued to photograph and in 2017 he turned his passion into his job. He is now a successful independent all-round photographer and works under the name EYEPHOTOS.

Joost photographs for companies and individuals. He also gives workshops to learn how to photograph better with your own camera or smartphone.

1 picture says more than 1000 words. Playing with light, creativity, composition and empathizing with what the client wants. That is the basis for the beautiful images he creates.

Ellen Röling

Editor/copywriter

Ellen Röling is a concept thinker, storyteller and writer. She participates in the workshops where the emphasis is on concept and story. She also co-wrote the website and folders of MFilms.

Jan-Willem Verbeek

Composer/songwriter

Right Notes composer, producer and songwriter Jan Willem Verbeek mainly makes music on commission. He wrote songs for Children for Children, Fado singer Maria de Fátima, Berget Lewis and all songs for the 99% PUUR album '2 x 20 minutes'. He designed the songs for the educational apps 'Brazilian-Portuguese' and 'Learning tables with songs'. He also made music for various corporate films, documentaries and commercials. In addition, he is often asked as a session guitarist, especially the acoustic guitar is his specialty.

As a producer (and producer), Right Notes collaborated on albums by Maria de Fátima, a single by Lewis & Simon for the national song festival, and the children's CD of the Net for Kids children's choir.

Luuk Muller

Sound designer/composer

Luuk Muller is a composer and graduated sound designer at the HKU. During his studies he provided the sound for countless animations and films. Now he is freelance, working with friends on short animations, art films and video promotions. He is a great lover of documentaries and animations and therein lies his main experience. He made sound and music for the documentary Canary wharf, The isle of dogs (Felliciani, 2013) and the animations Terp (Fube, 2011), Topklas De voorzaan (INbeeld media & This is awesome 2011), Planet Glossy (This is awesome 2012), Myth of fire (Jeroen Koffeman, 2013) and Lord of the Flies (Jeroen Koffeman, 2014). Luuk's preference is very wide, he likes beats and new wave, but does not turn his hand to techno. His motto is therefore: 'as long as it's right!'

Hans Rusche

Musician

Hans Rusche graduated in 1987 from the Royal Conservatory in The Hague as a performing musician. As a guitarist he won the Scheveningen Cabaret Accompanying Award in 1990 together with the combo of pianist Martin van Dijk. Later he focused on making custom orchestral tapes and composing and arranging music for commercials and corporate films. This created a full-fledged sound studio in which all kinds of sound productions are created. His musical heart is in jazz and pop music, but he is able to tackle all kinds of different styles. From classical to jazz, from rock to life song. He is able to empathize well with the wishes of the client.

Hans regularly collaborates with Jan Willem Verbeek, who is also present on this site. Together they worked on songs for Children for children, a translation app to learn Brazilian and an app to teach children the tables.

Barbara de Bruyckere

Voice actress/voice over

Theater training, a course in mime playing, acting with a street theater group and regular singing lessons. A passion for theatre. That is what drove Barbara de Bruyckere in her early years. Her work as a presenter of a cultural program for the Stadsomroep Utrecht fitted in seamlessly with this.

Her love for the stage remained, even when she worked as an executive secretary at listed companies such as KPN and AND. Yet she was not very active in that direction for a long time. But she has picked up the thread again. As a voice actor, for her the synthesis of acting, presenting and performing.

Abdou Azzar

Cameraman/editor/colorgrader

Abdou Azzar is an independent cameraman/cditor/colorgrader. He is also a musician and music producer. He is very creative and sees every project as a work of art. He thinks the most important thing is to convey the client's vision. His passion for images started in the field of photography during his education at the Fotovakschool (2005). During his education he already started making atmospheric films for his music and since then Abdou has not left the house without being armed with his camera.