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Joost van Ginkel

Joost van Ginkel, born in Wijk Bij Duurstede, Holland (‘71), studied ‘audiovisual production’ at the Hogeschool Sittard. After his studie, he worked as a directing-assistant on several tv-drama series. His first directing-job was a 50 min. sports-documentary on tennisplayer and Wimbledon champion Richard Krajicek.
The past twelve years he worked for almost all the dutch-television broadcasting agencies. He developed himself as a writer/director for several ‘educational-kids-adventure tv-films. In 2002 he won the Stimuleringsfonds Award for the best screenplay ‘Tijd voor Thijs’ a short documentary about a boy who is fascinated by time. in 2004 Van Ginkel won the second prize audience award for
‘Rat Ahoy’, a no-dialogue short for kids, at the Chicago childrens film festival. In 2006 Joost van Ginkel and philosopher Bas Haring received a ‘Eureka award’ nomination for ‘STOF’ a tv-serie on philosophy. Zand was officially selected for the VENICE FILM FESTIVAL 2008 and was also the official Dutch entry for the Oscars.

Short film credits



Netherlands | 2009
Bruno finds it very interesting that his father, Daan, routinely wants to shave his beard and head before he leaves on a dangerous military mission in...
Image from Zand


Netherlands | May 2008 | 21:00
A painful tale of domestic abuse, in the face of which paternal love is powerless.
Information on this profile is provided by the person and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 6 Apr 2009