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Gouden Kalf nominations announced

3 September, 2015

The Jury of the Nederlands Film Festival (23 september – 10 October) has announced the Gouden Kalf Nominations. The documentary Satudaruh, One Blood (Joost van der Valk and Mags Gavan) is nominated for a Gouden Kalf in the category Best Long Documentary. In the category Short Documentary the nomanies are Forbidden Flight (Hester Overmars) and The Alphabet of Fear (John Albert Jansen). In the category Best Television Drama the series Penguins and Pastry is in the run for a Gouden Kalf. The ceremony of the Gouden Kalf will take place on October 2th and will be broadcasted live on national television.


Alice Cares at Parisscience festival

29 August, 2015

The documentary Alice Cares will be screened on the Pariscience international science film festival (1 – 6 October).  The director shows the viewer how the care robot is programmed and that the robot could be a solution for the increasing care demand.  But, it also shows us that a robot seems to be capable off building a human relationship with a person of flesh and blood.


Just Kids wins Banff Rockie Award

9 June, 2015

The episode How Ky turned into Niels from the series Just Kids (directors: Els van Driel, Susan Koenen, Eefje Blankevoort and Anneloor van Heemstra, producer: IKON Television)  is awarded at the Banff World Media Festival with a Banff Rockie Award in the category youth non-fiction.



Nipkowschijf for Our Man in Tehran

19 May, 2015

The series Our Man in Tehran (director: Roel van Broekhoven, producer: VPRO Television) is awarded with the prestigious Nipkowschijf. In this 4-part series journalist Thomas Erdbrink (correspondant for the New York Times and Dutch news channel) shows us an unique point of view of Iran. Watch the trailers of the series here.



Sheffield Doc Fest 2015

11 May, 2015

NPO Sales will be present at the coming Sheffield Doc Fest (June 5-10). A selection of our programs is available in the video library during the event. Among them are Killer Slope, Plaza Man, In My Britain, Our Man in Tehran and :Puck and the Riddle of Codes.