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 for you to see as well.

Latest Films



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

Upcoming Events

NPO Cultura

NPO Cultura is the platform for art and culture of the Dutch Public Broadcasters (NPO). This online channel brings programming about film, literature, classical music, pop, jazz and performing arts 24/7. We have still to…

Breaking Ground @ Kriterion

New name, same event. Our bimonthly screenings in Amsterdam return for a sixth season. Previously known as "Breaking Ground EU", we now continue by simply calling it "Breaking Ground", which this year again takes place at the Kriterion…

Breaking Ground @ EKKO

On January 24th Poppodium EKKO's favorite dance night Diep in de Groef, comes with a special twist! On this night only, the warming up will consist of a couple of beautiful Breaking Ground student short films, carefully selected to…

BG at Stukafest

Take off your coat – and stinky socks – and get ready to be surprised. Cozy, messy student rooms are transformed into mini-stages with music, dance, comedy, theatre, literature, poetry and much more!During this Dutch nation-wide…



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

Breaking Ground is looking for a new workspace!

The European student film platform Breaking Ground is looking for a new office space in Utrecht to work and have meetings.     Requirements:-       Quiet or separate office space with heating and a fast WiFi connection.-       Room for at…

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