Astrid Bussink

Biography

Astrid Bussink (1975) studied at AKI ArtEZ Art and Design in Enschede and Edinburgh College in Scotland. During her studies she made the worldwide award-winning documentary The Angelmakers (2006). After The Lost Colony (jaar) and My Enschede (jaar), she directed several children’s documentaries: Wool Fever, The Hideout (Golden Calf 2013) and Giovanni en het waterballet. 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’