Joost de Vries

Managing Director / Producer

Joost de Vries

After being a producer and CEO of Amsterdam based renowned production company Lemming Film for over 20 years, and establishing a considerable international track record, Joost de Vries decided to (once more) become an independent producer in 2016.

With his new company An Original Picture he has been working closely with exceptional filmmakers on international productions.

Joost’s recent credits include Blind Willow Sleeping Woman by Pierre Földes, Yorgos Lanthimos’ Academy Award-nominated and Cannes Jury Prize-winner The Lobster, Cannes Best Director winning Heli by Amat Escalante, Venice FIPRESCI Prize-winner Oblivion Verses and Serbian co-production Humidity which premiered at the Berlinale.

Besides being a producer, he works for a Dutch insurance broker, providing risk assessment and monitoring film productions of a certain scale and complexity for their completion bond product.

At APostLab, Joost combines his knowledge of post-production with his producers’ experience.


Call for applications – Bucharest 2019!

Extended Deadline: Mon Oct 14th, 2019

The application deadline is extended to October 14th for our upcoming annual project-based workshop which will take place in Bucharest, Romania between the 28th November and 3rd December 2019.

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