Documentary

Documentaries

STUDIO-DL documentaries show curiosity and interest in other people, cultures and ways of life. And a love for travel: films ave been made in Amsterdam, Quillacollo (Bolivia) and several places in China. 11 Out of 1.3 Billion; Football in China, showing the Chinese culture through sports, is currently developed. Urbanisation in China won the award for Best Documentary on the Istanbul international film festival.
The documentaries are filmed in a dynamic way, nicely framed, with a keen eye for spontaneous events. See new world.

 

11 Out of 1.3 Billion; Football in China (China, 2019)
Why can’t China, so brilliant at the Olympics, get a good national football team together? A surprising view on Chinese society through Football.
Shanghai Transitions (China, 2019)
Shanghai Transitions is about the rapid changes in Shanghai. Three architects living in Shanghai share their views and ideas.
Urbanisation in China; Happiness is seen everywhere (China, 2011)
Award winning one hour documentary focusing on the experience of Chinese citizens on the rapid urbanisation.
Mary in Times of Crisis (Bolivia, 2012)
Camera work for this documentary filmed in Bolivia.
The Restauration of Castle Loenersloot (2013)
A one hour report of the process of restoring this castle in The Netherlands. Released on DVD.
In China – MVRDV
Episode in 5 part series about Dutch architects building in China. This episode features Martine Vledder from MVRDV in Tianjin.
De tweede jeugd van Ockenburgh
A short documentary about the old youth hostel that has seen better days, and is waiting for restoration.
In China – Mark Hemel
Episode in 5 part series about Dutch architects building in China. Few people know the Canton Tower in Guangzhou was designed by a Dutch architect.
In China – Bear ID
Episode in 5 part series about Dutch architects building in China. This episode: BEAR-iD in Kunming. The assignment was to make an eco-friendly building, but did it work out? What about eco-friendly building in China in general? And how does Feng Shui influence the design.
In China – After the Expo
Episode in 5 part series about Dutch architects building in China. A report with Harry Den Hartog (of Urban Language) about the World Expo area, two years after the event
In China – NExT architects
Episode in 5 part series a.bout Dutch architects building in China. John van de Water visits a sales point of one of his projects on a building site.