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Prize winners of the Prix Jeunesse Awards announced

24 May, 2016

The youth documentary  How Ky Turned into Niels (IKON) has received the Prix Jeunesse Award in the category non-fiction 11-15 years and the Gender Equity Prize , during the Prix Jeunesse International. Also the youth documentary New (NCRV and Witfilm) has been rewarded with the UNESCO Special Prize. We congratulate all producers with their great achievements and celebrate the importance of stories told by – and about all children in the world.



Nominees for BANFF Rockie Awards!

21 April, 2016

The nominees for the  BANFF Rockie Awards have been announced.  From the series Just Kids (IKON)  the episode A Year Without My Parents is nominated in the category Youth Non-Fiction. In the category Music and Variety,  the family entertainment series MINDF*CK (AVROTROS) has received a nomination. Last but not least, the documentary Paolo Ventura – The Vanishing Man (NTR), is nominated in the category Arts and Performance. In June, the winners will be announced.

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Need for Meat selected at Nyon film festival

15 April, 2016

Festival International de cinéma Nyon has started today! We are happy to announce that our documentary Need for Meat (Marijn Frank, Moondocs and NTR Telvision) has been selected for competition in the catergory of Grand Angle.

During the festival (15-23 April) , a selection of NPO programs will be available in de media library for screening:

  1. Need for Meat
  2. Perfect Horse
  3. Nelsons No.5
  5. Paolo Ventura – Vanishing Man
  6. Satudarah – One Blood

In Memoriam of Johan Cruijff

29 March, 2016

The Dutch football legend, Johan Cruijff passed away on March 24th, following a long battle with cancer. The former Ajax star and Barcelona coach is considered one of the greatest players of all time and to honor his legacy, NPO Sales would like to inform you about the breathtaking documentary En Un Momento Dado – Johan Cruijff by Ramon Gieling. In this film, the in-Barcelona-residing Cruijff  reflects on his life and career, followed by 13 interviews of people varying from co-players to musicians, who describe what significant role he played in their lives.

To screen the entire film, please click here.

For more information or license inquiries, please don’t hesitate to contact us.


Paolo Ventura earned a special mention at FIFA in Montréal

23 March, 2016

Producer Erik van Empel has earned a special mention by the selection committee of the 34th International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA) for his documentary Paolo Ventura.

FIFA is a non-profit organization devoted to the promotion and presentation of the finest productions on art and media art. The festival was held in Montréal from March 10th till 20th, 2016.

To screen the full film, please click here.