Johan Nijenhuis’s track record lists over 40 feature films and TV series. Halfway through high school, Nijenhuis travelled to LA as an exchange student, where he received training in journalism and film technique at the Birmingham High School.
Nijenhuis has all the right intuition and talent for the stories and themes we all love to see. After the Amsterdam Filmacadamie, he directed, among others, Good Times, Bad Times, West Wind and ZOOP. His debut film was Costa! which was followed by Full Moon, Bennie Brat, Fuchsia the Mini Witch and Monkey Business. His feature films Loving Ibiza and Tuscan Wedding are among the greatest Dutch film hits of the recent years.
After having studied Economics, Ingmar learned the trade on set of Baantjer, Spangen and Good Times, Bad Times. He launched a new era with the children’s series ZOOP. Ingmar designed a production method which made it possible to produce affordable daily youth television. This method was used in 4 seasons of Van Jonge Leu en Oale Groond and in over 600 episodes of the successful youth series SpangaS. He created in foreign countries Zoop in Africa, Zoop in South America and SpangaS on Survival. During these productions, Ingmar had the overall responsibility from development of the script to the editing, as well as budgetary. Television series like Malaika, The Lion’s Den, Detective Ria, Trollie and The Swell and the feature films Skirt Day, Boys will be boys, Lucky in Love, Men from Mars and Cuban Love were produced under his responsibility in the recent years.
Daan has worked for various distributors over the years. He knows like no other how to market a feature film or TV series and how to reach the right target audience. Since April 1st 2015, he is officially part of our team, growing from Marketing & Development Manager to Executive Producer.
Jo-Anneke Wikkerink has been working for Nijenhuis & Co and JOCO Media since the fall of 2011. From assistant she has grown to her current position, in which she coordinates the post-production, foreign film festivals and sales of the feature films and television shows.
In the past couple of years Henriëtte specialized in the development of TV and film, in the Netherlands but also abroad. She joined the team since the beginning of 2018 as Creative and Development Manager, a job where she brings new ideas to life. Together with Johan and Jan Albert she develops new formats and films and guides and coordinates all projects in development.
Jonna van den Berg has spent the past few years working as a production manager for several Dutch films and television series. Since November 2018 she joined our team as pre- and post-production coordinator. She assists Jo-Anneke in guiding the post-production trajectory of our projects and assists the producers with the practical aspects of setting up a new production.
Since October 2018, Veerle Bovens has been part of our team as assistant Marketing & Development. Within this position, she is responsible for the Dutch applications for funding, the coordination of events such as premieres, and the publicity surrounding the productions. Moreover, she assists Daan with the social media and marketing of the films and Henriëtte with the development of new projects.
Wisam Akdi has been working for Nijenhuis & Co and JOCO Media since January 2018. Wisam has various responsibilities regarding facility services, administrative affairs, guiding interns, projects and other activities. Within the company, she is the initial person to contact.
Edith / E-DID-IT administrations has been working for Nijenhuis & Co and JOCO Media as a freelancer since 2011. E-DID-IT is responsible for the daily, financial administration and project management of various TV series and films within this corporation.
After having performed administrative work for several years, both when self-employed and in employment, Christy Faber has been supporting our financial division as administrative assistant since November 2018. She processes the incoming invoices and performs many other administrative tasks.
Carmen started her graduation internship at Nijenhuis & Co and JOCO Media in February 2019. She studies Communication – IEMES, which focuses on the entertainment branch. Her main focus within her studies lies with concepting film and television. Carmen is learning about the production process from A to Z and helps where is needed.