The upcoming European film talent we think is worth following. Discover the new Lars von Trier or Pedro Almodóvar.



Films by young filmmakers that caught our eye and we would love you to see as well.

Latest Films



What is a platform without a stage? Breaking Ground programmes and organizes several festivals and events. Check them all here.

Upcoming Events

April 2014 Nordic Delight
April 2014 NPO Doc
April 2014 Breaking Ground EU
April 2014 Breaking Shorts


NPO Doc is the documentary platform of the Dutch Public Broadcasters. With great programming and a wonderful website that functions as an archive for at least Dutch documentaries it is a very important platform for documentary filmmakers.

Breaking Shorts

Breaking Shorts is the student competition of Go Short International Short Film Festival Nijmegen (GS). Together with Go Short, Breaking Ground thinks that student films are often just as interesting or well made as 'normal' short films. This…

Nordic Delight

Experience the culture of Northern Europe at Nordic Delight Festival. Mostly new and upcoming artists will be performing on stage. Besides pop music, discover many Scandinavian delights, such as film, stand-up comedy, fashion, design and of course the…

Breaking Ground EU

At Breaking Ground EU, we show the best European student films next to the best Dutch students shorts. The evening features the film students, who will shine a light on their films, and industry guests who give their…



News about us, our partners, the film world, other film festivals and announcements.

Buzzing News #3

April is Breaking Ground month, with lots of BG activities to enjoy and many student films to see.If you haven't received our latest newsletter, read it here, and don't forget to subscribe to stay up to speed!…

NPO Doc, the new Holland Doc 24

The same documentary platform, but a brand new name. Since last month our friends at Holland Doc 24 continue under the name NPO Doc. Apart from this new title, everything stays as it is. Breaking Ground will continue to screen the best student documentaries on…