Nicolas Van Hemelryck

Nicolas Van Hemelryck



Company details

Position Producer / Director / CEO
Company Casatarántula



Multi-awarded filmmaker with a background as an architect and a photographer. Cofounder of Casatarantula production company and DOC:CO Distribution and Promotion Agency. Alis, his last film, won the Crystal Bear and the Teddy Award at Berlinale 2022. His debut Amazona (producer, co-director, DOP and sound) premiered at IDFA, was DocsBarcelona's opening film, was nominated for the Goya Awards, won 3 Colombian Academy Awards and was distributed in 11 countries. Nicolas has co-produced with Romania, France, Scotland, Chile, Brazil and US, and his films have been selected in festivals such as Berlinale, IDFA, HotDocs, Torino, Cinema du Reel, Dok Leipzig, Sheffield and DocNYC. His work has been supported by Ibermedia, Sundance, Catapult, the IDFA Bertha Fund, Chicken & Egg, Tribeca, the Colombian Film Fund-Proimagenes, the Romanian Film Center and Se├▒al Colombia TV. He has been selected for Dok Incubator, EAVE Producers Workshop, IDFAcademy, GoodPitch, Tribeca Network, Campus Latino and IFP Doc/Week. Nicolas is a member of the Colombian Film Academy, Global Impact Producers and Cinema 23. As a DOP he was nominated for best cinematography at the Fenix Awards. As a photographer his work has been exhibited in America, Europe and Asia.

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A scholarship has been set up to honour the memory of Alan Fountain, former Head of Studies and President of EAVE, who passed away in 2016. Its goal is to enable one producer from outside the EU to participate in all three sessions of the EAVE Producers Workshop each year.

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