Van Osch Films

News & awards


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The Legend of the Lake (director: Ruud Lenssen) wins the award for best short documentary at Limburgs Filmfestival 2020.


The Farmer (director: Daan Jongbloed) wins the NL Award 2017 for best documentary. At DocUtah (USA) and Eindhovens Film Festival (Netherlands) the film wins first prize for ‘Best (short)Documentary’.


Wisdom of the mountains (director: Daan Jongbloed) wins first prize in the category DOC during the Food Film Fest 2017 in Bergamo, Italy.


Frank van Osch receives the ‘Talent Award 2017’, for his dedication to young film makers.


The Film Festival Atlanta honours A Touch of Cruelty (director: Frank van Osch) with the Silver Award 2016.


The Benno Tapes (director: Ton van Zantvoort) receives the Golden NL Award 2015.


Director Daan Jongbloed (The Farmer, Celibacy) wins the Young Talent Award 2015.


Broken Dreams (director: Suzanne van Leendert) wins the ‘Best Dutch Feature Length Documentary Award’ at DocFeed 2015, Eindhoven. 


Dating On The Dance Floor (director: Frank van Osch) is a documentary about trying to find love at an older age in the Heidelicht dance hall. It wins the ‘NL-award 2012’ in the documentary category. Some comments from the jury report: “This documentary has been made with a lot of respect and gives an atmospheric look into an unknown world. The camera work is stylish and provides beautiful imagery (…) well chosen characters, each with their own part to play in the story. This is a story that will be remembered.”


In 2012 Frank van Osch receives the Heineken sponsored Den Bosch Cultural Prize for his work as a filmmaker and his contribution to the audio-visual industry in the province of Brabant.


Because We Were Beautiful (director: Frank van Osch) about comfort women during Second World War, wins the award for best documentary 2011 at the Big Muddy Film Festival, Carbondale, Illinois (USA) and the first prize at the Artivist Film Festival, Los Angeles/Hollywood (USA).