We are dedicated to the development, production, financing and distribution of exceptional films for audiences worldwide. Stories that matter, that provoke, that have impact.
One ordinary night in a contemporary city, due to a catastrophic incident of unknown nature, an ensemble of people is going through an extraordinary experience of one-night long enlightenment. UTOPIA is a cinematic poem, a mixture between disaster movie, fairy tale and musical.
Currently in production is ‘Crossing’ written and directed by Dutch director Jacqueline van Vugt. Three Stories intertwine on ferry crossing from Morocco to Spain. In the course of the Journey, fear of loss and powerlessness turns the tide for all. This feature film has been selected for Cinemart 2019. Jacqueline van Vugt is known for her film “Borders (premiere at IDFA, Fipresci award).
Dutch feature film Mandai River by screenwriter/director Michael Sewandono produced by Raymond van der Kaaij of Revolver has been selected for the prestigious l’Atelier 2021 at the Cannes Film Festival.
The debut fiction feature by Dutch writer-director Jacqueline van Vugt, Crossing, started filming last week in Pula, Croatia, and will continue on multiple locations throughout Croatia.
Revolver’s latest campaign for Finlandia Vodka was voted Best Alcohol Advertisement of the month by adforum. The commercial titled ‘Made by Finland’ was shot in Lapland, the crew navigated the challenging Finnish terrain covered in ice and snow for over a week.
Revolver Amsterdam is proud to share that our upcoming Feature Film THE OCCUPANT has received an Epic MegaGrant from Epic Games. The Epic MegaGrant will be used to accelerate the developmental use of groundbreaking filmmaking technologies with Unreal Engine in the real-time graphics and virtual production space for the film.
We’re proud to announce that FIVE TIGER will be screened at the Atlanta Film Festival, one the Oscar qualifying festivals in the US!
Under the Naked Sky’ is the first feature film by Dutch director Lilian Sijbesma.
S10 – Crystal Clear
Directed by Revolver collaborator Juliana Gómez
Revolver Amsterdam welcomes Jacqueline Sevcik as Creative Producer and Studio Manager for the branded content division of the company.
The official soundtrack for the feature documentary ‘Too Beautiful, Our Right to Fight’ by Swedish director Maceo Frost is out and available for download.
Swedish director Malin Ingrid and German director Marko Roth were shortlisted for the Shiny Awards. Both directors films were chosen to be screened for the audience and judges at the awards ceremony and were very well received. Judges included major players from W+K, and top industry professionals.
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Dutch production house Revolver has acquired the film rights to Dutch novel Mooi Doodliggen (‘Play Dead’) by A.F.Th. van der Heijden, inspired by the 2014 Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster.
FIVE TIGER, the debut narrative short film by Nomawonga Khumalo has been selected for the Sundance Film Festival 2021.
We’re very happy to share a new fantastic project we’re developing. THE OCCUPANT is a contained sci-fi thriller with a powerful psychological story at its heart.
Feature film project Mandai River, written by Roelof-Jan Minneboo and Michael Sewandono and to be directed by Michael Sewandono has been selected to pitch at Focus Asia, after it had received development support by the Dutch Filmfund.
We are jumping on board to work with Paz Encina on her feature film ‘Memories from the Forest’, and we couldn’t be more excited! Paraguayan director and screenwriter Paz Encina is known for her drama film Paraguayan Hammock (2006) winner of the FIPRESCI Award of the Cannes Film Festival.
We’re very happy to share that our documentary ‘Bruce Lee & The Outlaw’ continues to win peoples hearts and awards! Recent awards include the Cinephile Award, Busan Intl Film Festival for Best World Documentary Feature, SOS Kinderdorfer Weltweiter, DocFest Munich and most recently the Special Jury Award at the TRT Documentary Days! Congrats team
Our independent feature documentary is picking up steam at festivals worldwide! The film was selected for the prestigious Warsaw International Film Festival and Hot Springs Film Festival in the USA. But now the film is going home as it will be shown at the Havana Film Festival in December 2018. We’re super proud, Maceo Frost directed an urgent and visually ‘punchy’ film, showing that every woman has the right to fight. The film was made together with Adidas and marks a very special collaboration, as it is a fully independent and un-branded film. Adidas jumped on board to support the cause of the female boxers, coming from their strong believe that sports can change lifes.
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“Too weak. Too old. Too beautiful.” For boxer Namibia Flores Rodriguez, naysayers fuel her need to fight. For decades, she’s trained 5 hours a day – every day – in hopes to one day win an Olympic gold title in boxing. But, in Cuba, boxing is still banned for women.
Award winning film, ‘Bruce Lee and the Outlaw’ is a modern-day Oliver Twist story under the streets of Bucharest. Directed by Joost Vandebrug.
One of eight films in a series for the Asics I MOVE ME campaign. In this film, Asics teams up with world famous tennis player Novak Djokovic to tell his incredible story, defying all odds to follow his destiny.
Directed by Maceo Frost.
Asics teams up with Welsh runner and shepherd Dewi Griffith for the second film in a series for the I MOVE ME campaign. Directed by Maceo Frost.
In collaboration with Steam Amsterdam, we produced three 360° videos for the Dutch Ministry of Defense.
Visitors of the website can switch between the 360 videos to experience the same event from three different perspectives of a joint military operation to secure and clear a suspected terrorist IED Facility.
A young linguist travels to the jungle of Mexico to research and save a mysterious indigenous language.
A Young Boy Fights Depression With Time in Jonathan Herzberg’s ‘Seven Things I’ve Learned About Time Travel’.
For Red Bull Netherlands we produced a short documentary about pro cyclist team Lotto-Jumbo’s secret test, in search of the perfect time trial & the art of aerodynamics.
Campaign produced for Red Urban/ Etcetera for the launch of a new interactive TV provider KNIPPR
Director Maceo Frost teams up with the Dutch iconic brand Kinki for a new campaign video. For all those authentic people out there, check it out!
With Bodkin Ras, director Kaweh Modiri created a poignant and dark film which breaks the boundaries between fiction and reality, searching for the ‘inner hell’ in every human being. The film blends fiction, documentary and a literary essay of a man looking for a fresh start, aiming for a fair chance.
A short film directed by Camiel Schouwenaar developed and produced for KRO-NRCV within the ‘Nu of Nooit’ (‘Now or Never’) framework of the Mediafund.
‘They Have Escaped’ is a contemporary road movie. A visually told story of love, escape, hope, violence and survival.
To launch their new Transformer Book – Chi, Asus teamed up with director Shueti to create a campaign in search for this magic energy: the Chi.
“We live in a place where everything stops”
Director Shueti teams up with fashion brand G-Star RAW for a campaign showing the uncompromising attitude in chess and no doubt in fashion.
‘Drift’ is an experimental feature film that blurs the line between documentary and performance art. The unusual way the movie was created deviates from the norm choosing to implement the same intuition of the character in the working method of the movie.
Set in the Forbidden zone of Chernobyl, ‘One Spy and One Terrorist’ follows a team of young Ukrainian excavation workers who get caught up in a truth that’s hidden from them.
Dutch broadcaster NTR wanted to explore online and non-lineair storytelling, so together with award winning video artist Floris Kaayk we developed the fictional story of Jarno Smeets, a young man who dreams to fly like a bird and thinks he knows how he can make that dream come true.
When paramedics Jasper and Chris are called to an accident, they meet an aggressive group of youngsters who block the way to the victim. Every decision has its consequences.
Eelko Ferwerda directed this compelling short documentary for Océ Printing and Amsterdam based agency Lemon Scented Tea. We where able to work partially non-scripted and used lots of improvisation in order to create a very convincing documentary feeling.