Next Academy: master talk by screenwriter Amira Duynhouwer (Dutch spoken)

Amira is born in Kenya and raised in Deventer. From a young age, Amira was determined. She wanted to become a writer no matter what it would take. When she started writing screenplays, she soon noticed her feeling for directing which became a natural follow-up in her love for storytelling.

30 September 2022 (Event has ended)
BROET Eindhoven, Kastanjelaan 500 (basement Natlab)
14:00 - 16:00

Amira directed her own films Kimya, Beti and Save It. She’s currently working on her debut film straight from her kitchen table at Heesterveld. Other projects she’s got herself involved in the past couple of years were writers’rooms behind Dutch series like Mocromaffia, Nood, Hockeyvaders, Sihame and the still in process Nemesis. Amira’s biggest goal in life? Becoming the next Paul Thomas Anderson, or Francis Ford Coppola.

Filmmaker Loes Janssen will interview Amira about her journey. Get inspired by Amira her experience and writing skills during this master talk. Don’t hesitate to ask questions! We’ll end the afternoon with some drinks, first one is on the house!

This talk is powered by Netflix.
Next Academy is a part of the Next Talent Program, developed by Playgrounds and supported by BROET, Natlab, St. Joost School for Art and Design, Herrie Film & TV, Submarine Channel, The Panics, BredaPhoto, Kaboom animation festival, Province of Noord-Brabant, Netherlands Filmfund and Netflix.

Header Image: still from Beti | Images below: stills uit Save It