Premiere!

On June 9th, the newest three films of the Masterplan had their premiere. It was a festive evening, where the directors of One Hour Real, Deadwood and Mens en Biest nervously awaited the responses of the screening. Not only the sunshine made the evening special,...

Weg met Willem wins Euregion Shorts #5

Saturday May 21st and Sunday May 22nd the fifth edition of Euregion Shorts took place in Cinema Lumière, Maastricht. During this event, a collection of curated short films were shown. Two films of the Masterplan edition 2015 were selected: Charlotte98 (Eefje Suijkerbuijk), and Weg met Willem (Willem Bosch). The screening room in Cinema Lumière was visited...

Counting down!

All films of 2016 have been shot and finished, and we're counting down until 9 June when the premiere will take place...

It’s a wrap!

We have finished shooting the 2015 films of the Masterplan Filmtalent Limburg. We started off with Eefje Suijkerbuijk's Charlotte 98, then continued with Felipe Calvo Montero's A Tale of two Brothers, and finished it off with Willem Bosch's Go away Willem.  All shorts are now...

Shooting of the films 2015 has started

After a period of intensive preparation  - fine-tuning the script, picking the crew, scouting the locations, etcetera – we have started the shooting of the short films of edition 2015. First, we started with Charlotte98, a script by Tjeerd Posthuma and directed by Eefje Suijkerbuijk...

De Smet wins Canal+ award in Clermont-Ferrand

De Smet strikes again: during the film festival of Clermont-Ferrand (30 January – 7 February 2015), the most prestigious short film festival in the world, the Smet has won the Canal+ award. The film, which was realized in the context of the Masterplan Filmtalent Limburg,...

First successes for the Masterplan Filmtalent Limburg

The Masterplan Film Talent Limburg, a project initiated by Elbe Stevens Films and Lumière Cinema Maastricht, can already celebrate several successes. During the International Short Film Festival in Leuven (28 Nov – 6 Dec) De Smet won the HUMO Award for Best Short Film as...

De Smet also wins the Public’s Prize in Leuven

Even more success for the Masterplan Film Talent Limburg! After winning the HUMO Award,De Smet has also picked up the Public's Prize at the International Short Film Festival in Leuven. The film also received a special mention in the press award. ...

De Smet wins Humo award

De Smet, a tragicomedy by Thomas Baerten and Wim Geudens, has won the prestigious HUMO Award. The award was presented during the Short Film Festival in Leuven.TheMasterplan congratulates Thomas and Wim with this well-deserved honour!...

Daphne Bunskoek: film opportunities in Limburg

Actress and presenter Daphne Bunskoek believes in a strong film climate in Limburg, she said at the preview of the first three Masterplan films on 29 October. Bunskoek highlighted the region’s scenic qualities and the location of the Euregio as favourable factors. However, according to...

De Smet selected for International Short Film Festival in Leuven

The first productions of the Masterplan Filmtalent Limburg have only just finished, and the first international success of the project has been achieved. One of the short films, the Flemish tragicomedy De Smet by Wim Geudens and Thomas Baerten, has been selected for the Short...