Episode 21: Steven de JongFirst aired: Tuesday, 20 January 2015 at 17.00 hours
Podium.TV brings a selection from the works of film director and producer Steven de Jong. De Jong visited secondary agricultural school "because it was expected of him." But imagination got him more grip than a cattle farm and he opted for the world of TV and film Had the teacher in elementary school not seen that only acting had his heart?
Besides his work in Friesland, he took evening courses theater in Amsterdam and received include roles as an actor in VARA's Zeg eens AAA. After a while he stood at a crossroad either to continue his acting career in Germany or more behind the camera as director / assistant at Medical Center West. He chose to made it as a director of Dutch TV drama, Spijkerhoek.
De Jong produced, directed and starred in his own film Hell 63 and managed to film the book De Kameleon. He was also the inventor of the first region soap Boppe Baas Baas. With an unbridled creators passion de Jong rushes on new productions, even though the stars in terms of financing of films are not favorable. It is hard for him to get new projects off the ground. De Jong will not soon be cut in pieces to his decisiveness.
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