With Amsterdam-based BALDR Film (est.2011), Frank Hoeve focuses on developing and (co-)producing challenging, director-driven films with a distinctive personal signature. Not risk-averse, he keeps urgent content and artistry at the core of his work.

His credits include Those Who Feel The Fire Burning by Morgan Knibbe (2014, IDFA, two Dutch Academy Awards), Etgar Keret: Based on a True Story by Stephane Kaas (2017, International Emmy Award), Brothers  by Bram Schouw (2017, Premiers Plans d’Angers) and Mitra by Kaweh Modiri (2021, IFFR).

BALDR Film’s latest (co-)productions have been released at major festivals; Western Arabs by Omar Shargawi (2019, Berlinale), Sick, Sick, Sick by Alice Furtado (2019, Cannes Directors Fortnight), Window Boy would also like to have a Submarine by Alex Piperno (2020, Berlinale), Along the Way by Mijke de Jong (2022, Opening Film IFFR).

At this moment, BALDR Film has several films in (pre)production: The Garden of Earthly Delights, the long expected feature debut by Morgan Knibbe set in Manila,  SKUNK by Koen Mortier and the Portuguese, French, Dutch co-production Banzo by Margarida Cardoso.

Winner Dutch Academy Award
Best Short Film

Nomination IDFA
Best International
Feature Doc

Winner Dutch Academy Award
Best Documentary

Winner Dutch Academy Award
Best TV Drama

Emmy Award

Prix d'Italia

Frank Hoeve Producer

Producer Frank Hoeve graduated from the Haarlem Business School with a Bachelor of Economics and studied at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. Before founding BALDR Film, he produced at IJswater Films and at Dutch Mountain Movies/Talent United. In addition to his producing work, he was the chairman for the Association of New Film and Television Makers (NFTVM) and, until recently, a board member of the Go Short International Film Festival. Currently he is a member of the Supervisory Board of the Movies that Matter Film Festival.

He participated in ACE and EAVE and is the national representative for the EAVE-network and was part of the Realness Institute’s first Creative Producer Indaba workshop, focusing on the African continent. Frank was selected as Producer on the Move during the Cannes Film Festival 2018.

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