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Fantoomwijk

15 m | 2023

A vibrant working-class neighbourhood has to make way for luxury housing. FANTOOMWIJK depicts the destructive impact on former residents.

Writing / Directing

Ravi Sandberg

Cinematography

Sjors Mosman

Ravi Sandberg

Editing

Tobias Cornelissen

Ravi Sandberg

Production company

Winner RTM Pitch Prize of the International Film Festival Rotterdam

2022

-Official selection International Film Festival Rotterdam 2023-

-Winner RTM Pitch Prize of the International Film Festival Rotterdam 2022-

-Selected for Worm Off Screen, Rotterdam 2023-

-Nominated for the VERS Film Awards 2023-

-Screened at Metropolis festival 2023-

-Selected for the Urban View competition at Summer Time Festival 2023 in Poznan, Poland (by Short Waves Festival)-

-Selected for the Golden Calf competition of the Netherlands Film Festival 2023-

-Selected for 'Forum van de regisseurs'  (Directors Forum) competition at the Netherlands Film Festival 2023-

-Selected for the Documentary competition of Tirana International Film Festival 2023 (EFA qualifying)-

-Selected for Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam 2023-

-Selected for Cyprus International Short Film Festival 2023 (EFA qualifying)-

-Selected for Arch Film Lund 2023-

-Selected for Shortcutz Amsterdam 2023-

-Selected for the On The Edge competition at Zubroffka International Short Film Festival 2023 in Białystok, Poland-

-Screened at the Rotterdam Public Library, 2023-

-Nominated for Best Documentary at the Shortcutz 11th annual awards, 2024-

-Screened at Club Cinema - Tivoli, Utrecht, 2024-

-Selected for In The Palace International Short Film Festival 2024, Bulgaria (Academy Awards Qualifying)-

-Selected for the Documentary competition of La Guarimba 2024 in Amantea, Italy-

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Seeds

38 m | 2021

In a half-finished residential area on the edge of a rural village, a family consisting of three cultures live together in one house. In an atmospheric portrait, the subcutaneous conflicts that govern the daily life of this family slowly unravel.

Writing / Directing / Editing

Ravi Sandberg

Cinematography

Roy van Egmond

Production company

Family Affair Films

Cast

Nominated for the Best Debut Price at the Netherlands Film Festival

2021

Winner Best Editing Price at FICIMAD

2022

-Selected for the Netherlands Film Festival 2021-

-Nominated for the Grand Prize of the Debut Competition of the Netherlands Film Festival 2021-

-Official selection Shanghai Short Film Festival 2021-

-Selected for Khopcha - Shorts edition, Amsterdam 2021-

-Official selection FICIMAD 2022, Madrid-

-Awarded Best Editing Price at FICIMAD 2022-

-Official selection Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival 2022-

-Screened at The Base Bookspace takeover at Kiosk Rotterdam-

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Regen / Rain

25 m | 2018

David (17) struggles with himself and the world around him. He is looking for warmth, love and confirmation, but finds it in the wrong place: with Elias (11), the boy next door, whom he sexually abuses. Eventually, David will be confronted with the inevitable consequences of his actions, which will not only have a major impact on himself, but also on the people around him.

Writing / Directing / Editing

Ravi Sandberg

Cinematography

Joshua Pinheiro Ferreira

Production

Ravi Sandberg & Joshua Pinheiro Ferreira

Cast

Winner NL Filmfund Wildcard

2018

Winner Rotterdams Open doek

April 2019

-Winner of the NL Filmfund Wildcard Fiction 2018-
-Official selection Netherlands Film Festival 2018-
-Official Selection Winchester Film Festival 2018 (International Shorts Competition)-
-Nominated for the VERS Awards 2018-
-Official selection Film & Media Festival Alkmaar 2019-
-Official selection Bermuda International Film Festival 2019 (Academy Awards Qualifying)-
-Official selection Atesib! 2019 (Tel Aviv, Israel)-
-Winner Rotterdams Open Doek april 2019-
-Official selection River Film Festival 2019, Padova, Italy-
-Official selection Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival 2019 (International Competition)-
-Official selection Bucharest ShortCut Cinefest 2019-
-Official selection Kaohsiung Film Festival, Taiwan (International short film competition)-

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