September 28, 2023


WIL, the latest film of Belgian filmmaker Tim Mielants, based on the beloved bestselling novel by Jeroen Olyslaegers, is now…
November 16, 2020


Dutch road-rage thriller Tailgate has snagged a US buyer at the start of AFM Online. The film is to be…
September 3, 2020

CANNABIS Binge Première at NFF!

Our six-part documentary Cannabis will have its premiere at the Netherlands Film Festival!  On the 27th of September all six…
June 8, 2020

Production Grant For APOLLO

APOLLO, the feature film by Wander Theunis and Aaron Rookus has been granted a €550.000 production grant by the Netherlands…
April 3, 2020

Working during Covid-19 crisis

Since the official measures to fight the Covid-19 crisis in the Netherlands have been prolonged until at least April 28th,…
February 27, 2020

TAILGATE sold to multiple territories

TAILGATE, the exhilarating highway thriller by director Lodewijk Crijns, has already been sold to France, Germany, Russia, Taiwan, Australia, Japan…
November 30, 2019

Golden Film Award for Instinct

Over 100.000 visitors went to see Instinct, the debut film of Halina Reijn and openings film of the Netherlands film…
October 20, 2019

In Memoriam Floris Vos

The sudden passing of Floris Vos has deeply shocked all of us. As a production designer, Floris worked with us on…
February 24, 2019

Premiere Bears Love Me!

On Wednesday the 6thof February, the Pathé Arena was packed with children from all ages to attend the premieres of…
January 24, 2019

World premiere God Only Knows

Last Tuesday GOD ONLY KNOWS had it’s debut for a large audience at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. It is…
December 5, 2018

GIRL Best European Discovery at EFA

Lukas Dhonts GIRL first feature film won The European Discovery Award – Prix FIPRESCI during the European Film Awards 2018 in Sevilla. …
December 1, 2018

Golden Globe nomination for GIRL

Lukas Dhonts first feature film GIRL is nominated for the Foreign Language Film category in the 2019 Golden Globe Awards. The…
November 24, 2018

La Cama wins two awards

LA CAMA wins two awards at the Mar Del Plata Film Festival. Both director Mónica Lairana and actress Sandra Sandrini…
October 24, 2018

It’s a wrap for Tailgating

The last shooting days of Tailgating (OT: Bumperkleef) took place in the studio in Amsterdam last week. Filming took place…
July 11, 2018

Topkapi news – July 2018

Topkapi is happy to announce its upcoming co-productions and projects for the Summer of 2018. Topkapi Films will co-produce the…
May 22, 2018

Girl wins Caméra d’Or (and more) at Cannes

Lukas Dhont received The Caméra d’Or for his debut Girl. The film premiered in the section: Un Certain Regard, where   Victor Polster won Best Performance. Girl also received the Queer…
May 15, 2018

World Premiere GIRL in Cannes

The directorial debut of Belgian filmmaker Lukas Dhont Girl in the Un Certain Regard section at Cannes first reviews were very…
March 19, 2018

Towers of Power has finished filming

It’s a wrap for our new series Towers of Power (ot: Zuidas). After four months of shooting, the first episode is set to air on April 1st   at NPO3, 21:15h.…
December 27, 2017

Pari supported by Eurimages

Pari, the new film by Siamak Etemadi is supported by Eurimages. The Greek/France/Bulgarian/Dutch coproduction receives € 170.000 production support, as is decided by…
September 20, 2017

Two Golden Calfs for Layla M.

LAYLA M. was awarded with two Golden Calfs, the Grand Prizes of Dutch film, during the 37th Netherlands Film Festival 2017. Nora…
May 16, 2017

Auf Einmal in Dutch theatres

Psychological thriller Auf Einmal, directed by Asli Özge, will be released in Dutch theatres from May 18. The film will be available on…
April 19, 2017

Cast presentation Orange Fever

Nasrdin Dchar, Susan Visser, Hannah Hoekstra, Willem Voogd, Abbey Hoes, Martijn Lakemeier, Esmee van Kampen, Martijn Fischer, Jan Versteegh, Belinda…
March 9, 2017

Flemish remake for The Longing

The Longing (OT: Het Verlangen), the new film by Joram Lürsen (Alles is Liefde) and Frank Ketelaar (Klem, Overspel), is…
February 2, 2017

Topkapi Films up for co-producing PARI

Topkapi Films and Le Bureau (FR) have boarded Siamak Etemadi’s debut feature Pari and will co-produce with Greek company Heretic and Bulgaria’s…
February 3, 2016

Premiere Out of Love at the IFFR

Out of Love,  the first feature film by Paloma Aguilera Valdebenito, premiered at the International Film Festival Rotterdam! Save the date…
January 11, 2016

The Commune selected for Berlinale

The Commune (ot: Kollektivet), by Danish director Thomas Vinterberg (Festen, Jagten) will have its world premiere at the 66th Berlin International…
December 14, 2015

NFF & HBF Support for La Cama

La Cama receives support from Hubert Bals Fund & The Netherlands Film Fund. The Netherlands Film Fund and the Hubert…
December 2, 2015

Public Works world premiere

Monday November 30th the world premiere of Public Works took place at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. After the main cast and…
October 26, 2015

Trailer for Vinterberg’s The Commune

TrustNordisk presented the trailer (please click here) for Vinterberg's upcoming drama The Commune. The Commune (OT: Kollektivet) will be released January 2016. Written…
February 27, 2015


Today Friday 27th of February 2015 our beloved Hedwig passed away. For more than ten years Hedwig was the script editor…
February 12, 2015

It’s a wrap for Belgica

This week we had the final shooting day of Belgica. The major part of the film was shot in Gent,…
December 10, 2014

It’s a wrap for Public Works!

It's a wrap for Public Works. The last shooting days of Public Works (OT: Publieke Werken) took place in the Netherlands last weeks. The major part…
August 25, 2014

Frailer selected for Toronto

Frailer (OT: Brozer), directed by Mijke de Jong, is selected for the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival. It will be presented…
July 9, 2014

Start of film shoot Kidnap

In July the film shoot of Kidnap started, starring Martin van Waardenberg (The Marathon, Loonies II), Steven Van Watermeulen (Dorsvloer…
July 1, 2014

Trailer Bloedlink online

We present: the trailer for Bloedlink (Reckless)! The thriller by Joram Lürsen (Alles is Liefde, Alles is Familie) and screenwriter Frank Ketelaar…
June 30, 2014

Belgica supported by Eurimages

Belgica, the new film by Felix van Groeningen (The Misfortunates, The Broken Circle Breakdown), is supported by Eurimages. The Flemish/Dutch/French coproduction…
May 22, 2014

Land and Shade selected for HBF+

Topkapi Films' coproduction Land and Shade (original title: La Tierra y la Sombra) has been selected for this year's first Hubert Bals…
May 13, 2014

Teaser Reckless online

The teaser for the new thriller Reckless (original title Bloedlink) is online. Ex-cons Victor (Tygo Gernandt) and Rico (Marwan Kenzari) have masterminded a…
May 12, 2014

Loonies II trailer online

The trailer Loonies II (original title: Loenatik, te gek!) is online.  Loonies II is the new film on the psychiatric patients Bep Brul…
March 27, 2014

Karl Baumgartner

The widely beloved and respected producer/distributor Karl Baumgartner, 'Baumi' for friends, has died at the age of 65 in his…
October 3, 2012

Trailer The Family Way online

The official trailer of the romantic comedy The Family Way (original title: Alles is Familie) is online! The Family Way is the new film…
September 13, 2012

Trailer My Life on Planet B

The official trailer of My Life on Planet B is online! Trailer The debut film by director Iván López Núñez will have its…
August 28, 2012

Post Tenebras Lux shown at Toronto IFF

Topkapi Films co production Post Tenebras Lux, directed by Carlos Reygadas, is selected for the Wavelengths at the Toronto International Filmfestival 2012.…
July 10, 2012

Trailer Only Decent People

The official trailer of Only Decent People (original title: Alleen maar nette mensen) is online! Only Decent People is the…
April 4, 2012

The Family Way on Facebook

From now on The Family Way (Alles is Familie) has its own page on Facebook. Scenario writer Kim van Kooten…
February 12, 2012

Topkapi Films at the CineMart

NUDE AREA by Urszula Antoniak is selected for the Cinemart and gives a hypnotic portrait of female adolescence and sexuality…
January 21, 2012

Topkapi Films

Topkapi Films was founded this year by Frans van Gestel and Arnold Heslenfeld, former producers of IDTV Film that originated…