About us

Contact & team

Cinekid Foundation
Kattenburgerstraat 5
Building 003 G (Poortgebouw)
1018 JA Amsterdam
+31 (0) 20 531 78 90 
[email protected]

Read more on the Marineterrein.
VAT-number: NL009879997B01
COC-number: 41205780
IBAN: NL32ABNA0545430402
Invoices can be directed at [email protected].

Cinekid Festival is a part of the EFFE festival community, facilitated bij the European Festivals Association.



Heleen Rouw


Office Management

[email protected] 

+31 (0)20 531 78 90

Rahana Sahib-Madhar

Office Manager/ Business Assistant

Film & Series

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+31 (0)20 531 78 92


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+31 (0)20 531 78 94

Erik Tijman

Head of Film & Series

Merel Gilsing

Advisor Film

Eline Warnier

Producer Film & Series

Chloë van Baar

Producer Film & Series

Jilin Yang

Intern Film & Series

Olivier Snepvangers

Intern Film & Series

Cinekid for Professionals

[email protected]

+31 (0)20 531 78 96

Nienke Poelsma

Head of Cinekid for Professionals

Thijs van der Laak

Coordinator Cinekid for Professionals

Mauricio Tunaroza Romero

Producer Junior Co-production Market

Manon Portos Minetti

Industry Forum Programmer

Eva Loguercio

Hospitality Producer

Nathalie Scholten

Projectmanager Online


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+31 (0)20 235 74 40

Rianne Vogel

Head of Education

Nicky Maas

Producer Education

Dicky Jansen

Producer Education

Mina Ouaouirst

Producer Educational Projects

Lotte Peerlings

Intern Education

Marketing & Communication

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+31 (0)20 531 78 95


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Kirsten Berendsen

Head of Marketing

Laura Bos

Online Marketing & Communication

Elin Boijens

Marketing & Communication

Ivan Garcia-Romero

Manager Partnerships

Festival Production

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+31 (0)20 2357 441


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+31 (0)20 3030 791

Lisa Luijten

Festival Producer

Jessie van Vreden

Producer Festivallocations

Judith Rigter

Volunteer Coordinator

Noortje Veerman

Volunteer Coordinator

Marc Selanno

Technical Producer

New Media / MediaLab

[email protected] 

+31 (0)20 531 78 93

Siuli Ko

Programmer Digital Culture & New Media

Laura Quarto

Producer New Media

Zoe Reddy

Assistent Programme New Media

Luc Berendsen

Intern New Media

Supervisory Board

The Cinekid Foundation works with a supervisory board-model according to the Governance Code Cultuur. Cinekid delivers the annual reports to this board, attached in the financial statements.

Eveline Aendekerk

Director CPNB

Errol Nayci

Founder of Storytellers Film & TV BV

Jeroen van Dijk

Financial director & board member FD Mediagroep

Guido van Nispen

Owner at Vannispen management B.V.

Marlene Wickel

Managing Director Jean Mineur Mediavision bv


Cinekid works closely with its ambassadors, a group of  experienced professionals with a proven track record in the children’s media industry.

Ido Abram

Deputy Director at EYE Film Museum

Jeroen van Mastrigt

Creative Director FreedomLab

Floor Onrust

Producer Family Affair Films

Justine Bannister

Children's Media Consultant

Eric Goossens

Producer Walking the Dog

Nienke Korthof

Curator & Film Producer Tangerine Tree

Nasim Miradi

Co-founder ROSE stories

Roel Spits

Education Expert

Henrike van Gelder

Chief Editor of Kidsweek and other children's media

Pien Houthoff

Managing Director of LUX

Dries Phlypo

Film Producer at A Private View

Barbara Bredero

Director of film & television

Viola Gabrielli

Children's Movie Consultent

Astrid Bussink

Head of Youth VPRO

Janneke van de Kerkhof

Line Producer Submarine