Astrid Bussink

Biography

Astrid Bussink (1975) studied at AKI ArtEZ Art and Design in Enschede and her MA in film at the Edinburgh University in Scotland. During her studies she made the worldwide award-winning documentary The Angelmakers (2006). After The Lost Colony (2008) and My Enschede (2010), she directed several children’s documentaries: Wool Fever, The Hideout (Golden Calf 2013) and Giovanni And The Water Ballet. This last one was awarded many prizes internationally, amongst which IDFA, Berlinale and Full Frame.

Filmography

  • LUISTER – 2018 – 15′ (youth documentary)
  • Giovanni and the water ballet – 2014 – 17’ (youth documentary)
  • Wool Fever – 2013 – 14’ (youth documentary)
  • The Hideout – 2012 – 15’ (youth documentary)
  • Poem of Death – 2012 – 30’
  • My Enschede – 2010 – 53’
  • The Lost Colony – 2008 – 90’
  • Rückenlage / Upside Down – 2006 – 9’
  • The Angelmakers – 2006 – 30’