Breaking Ground offers young filmmakers a stage to present themselves and their work. Below you'll find the films we have programmed at one of our festivals or events so far. Please note this is not a video channel, this is a showcase of interesting films. Would you like us to take an interest in your film, please submit it.

Director: Raia Al Souliman
National University of Theatre and Film “I.L.Caragiale”
Year of production 2013
Genre Fiction
Length 24'


In a world ruled by boredom and apathy, a boy and a girl meet for the first time.

Director: Viktor van der Valk
Nederlandse Film & Televisie Academie
Year of production 2014
Genre Fiction
Length 29'00

Onno de Onwetende

Onno is at a standstill. He can't figure it out. Lot's of questions, so few answers. In this at times comic drama, filled with energetic imagery, high paced editing and virtual music, Onno the Unknowing becomes a victim of his own unnerving feeling. A feeling he recognizes, but doesn't understand. 

Director: Joanne van der Weg
St. Joost - Breda School of the Arts
Year of production 2014
Genre Animation
Length 2'00


What do you hear when you can not see and do something as normal as making a trainride to Rotterdam Central Station? We hear the clicking of a cane on the pavement, the barking of a scary dog and the recognizable sounds that trains and stations make. The filmmaker combines these everyday sounds with animations
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Director: Gabriel Borgetto
Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Year of production 2013
Genre Fiction
Length 8'00
Director: Matthias Bäuerle
Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Director: Bernd Faaß
Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

Studies on Hysteria

The naked truth about life, the universe and everything.

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