HANS DE WEERS
+31 20 34 19 469
FATT Productions is an international Film, Arts, Television and Theatre producer based in Amsterdam. The core business is producing feature films and tv-drama. Made with high quality and aiming for a world-wide audience. Like a popular Dutch saying, we aim for an audience “from here to Tokyo.” Or as we like to say it: “From Amsterdam To Tokyo.” FATT Productions was founded by Hans de Weers in 2014, a producer with more than 25 years of experience in producing films, TV drama, and documentaries. He has produced films including Antonia's Life (Oscar winning), and Mrs. Dalloway by Marleen Gorris, Mindhunters (Renny Harlin) and Blue Bird (Chrystal Bear Berlin) by Mijke de Jong as well as successful TV series, the with an International Emmy nominated Tokyo Trial for Netflix being the latest. With FATT Productions, de Weers aims to put international co-productions front and center. In other words, producing quality films and TV productions for a broad public, suitable for the Dutch, and more important, the foreign markets. In FATT he teamed up with Elwin Looije, who’s career brought him extensive experience with international co-productions.
TULIPANI: LOVE, HONOUR AND A BICYCLE 2017
Genre : Comedy/Drama
Director : Mike van Diem
Screenplay : Peter van Wijk, Mike van Diem
Cast : Gijs Naber, Ksenia Solo, Giancarlo Giannini, Donatella Finocchiaro, Giorgio Pasotti
Tulipani tells the story of a romantic Dutch farmer named Gauke who, after losing his farm during the floods of 1953 is determined to never ever have wet socks again. He cycles to the sizzling hot south of Italy to start a new life and ends up at the outskirts of a small village in Puglia. Due to his fairylike and miraculous tulip trade, his passionate love-life and his turbulent scuffles with the dubious local business practices, he becomes a living legend - to then suddenly disappear.
Netherlands FF (opening film)
Cinefest Sudbury IFF
Terra di Siena FF (winner; Best International Film)
Festival do Rio
Tallin Black Night FF (Winner Audience Award)
American Film Institute European Showcase
Santa Barbara IFF
TOKYO TRIAL 2016/2017
Director: Pieter Verhoeff & Rob King
Screenplay: Kees van Beijnum, Rob King, Toru Takagi, Max Mannix
Cast: Irrfan Kahn, Jonathan Hyde, Paul Freeman, Stephan McHattie,
Marcel Hensema, Michael Ironside
Following WWII, the Dutch judge Röling becomes one of the eleven Allied judges on the Tokyo War Crimes Tribunal. The political, professional, and personal conflicts cause this to be the most important of his life. In the end it took the judges almost 1000 days to come to a final verdict.
International Emmy’s (nominee; Best Mini-series)
Noordelijk FF (inner; Best Film)