BRAM SCHOUW graduated with honors at the Utrecht School of the Arts. His graduation film MARRIAGE was the official opening film for Curta Cinema Rio de Janeiro 2005.
In 2007 he co-directed the play BACKSPACE for theater festival Cinéma et Justice, organized by the French Embassy and Amnesty International.
His second short film IMPASSE had its world premiere at the Tokyo International Film Festival 2008 as part of the feature film Stories On Human Rights with short films from directors such as Hany Abu-Assad, Marina Abramovic and Abderrahmane Sissako. The project got selected for renowned film festivals in New York, Sarajevo and Paris.
After directing the TV movie NINA SATANA and episodes of highly acclaimed television series such as OVERSPEL and VAN GOD LOS, Bram Schouw won a Golden Calf (aka Dutch Oscar) with the short film SEVILLA. The film premiered in Clermont-Ferrand and got selected for more than 100 international film festivals, winning multiple awards and it was announced AS worldwide top-10 films by Vimeo in 2014.
Together with the exact same team, Bram just completed his first feature film: BROERS (BROTHERS). This movie will hit Dutch cinemas two days after his session at Shortcutz. #GoodVibesGuaranteed
Besides fiction, Bram won many awards for his commercial projects including the prestigious Award for Best Hiv/Aids Commercial by the European Commission, Bronze and Silver Lions at Cannes and Best Director award at the ADCN 2015.
In our Official Selection
Emmanuel Tenenbaum | Fiction | 09:59
After a week of leave, Sylvie is back at the Quebec company where she has been an exemplary employee for more than 15 years. She is then requested to attend a bizarre meeting.
Justin Krul | Experimental | 01:10
A young ballet dancer is struggling with her choices about her future as a dancer.