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Breaking Ground is no more...

For eight years we've been the most ardent promoters of student films and fresh talents in the Netherlands. We've always believed student films can proudly sit side by side with professional shorts in programs destined to the larger audiences and time only proved us right. 

Sadly, the moment has come for this adventure to end...


The media landscape is changing. The expansion of online channels, the easy-ness of students to promote their own works together with the programmers' and curators' open-ness to consider them, have started rendering our mediation unnecessary. Though this is bitter sweet,  it also makes us incredibly proud to see student films be able to speak for themselves and hold their own ground. It feels only fair to end this chapter and, just as it happens in movies, let another one begin



05 07 2016

Breaking Ground is no more...

For eight years we've been the most ardent promoters of student films and fresh talents in the Netherlands. We've always believed student films can proudly sit side by side with professional shorts in programs destined to the larger audiences and time only proved us right.  Sadly, the moment has come for this adventure to end...
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17 12 2014

Buzzing News #8!

This just in! Our latest newsletter has arived!

If you haven't received our latest newsletter by mail, read it here and don't forget to subscribe to stay up to speed!                                                                           


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13 11 2014

Buzzing News #7!

This just in! Our latest newsletter has arived!

If you haven't received our latest newsletter by mail, read it here and don't forget to subscribe to stay up to speed!
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12 11 2014

Breaking Ground EU name change!

New name, same event. Our bimonthly screenings in Amsterdam return for already its sixth season.
Previously known as "Breaking Ground EU", we now continue by simply calling it "Breaking Ground", which this year again takes place at the Kriterion cinema.
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22 09 2014

Buzzing News #6!

This just in! Our latest newsletter has arived!

If you haven't received our latest newsletter by mail, read it here and don't forget to subscribe to stay up to speed!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

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07 09 2014

BG at the Netherlands Film Festival

We are proud to announce that this year Breaking Ground is part of the Netherlands Film Festival for the first time! The NFF is THE platform for Dutch films, but we will show everyone what goes on abroad. Make sure not to miss it!

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02 07 2014

Submit to our Breaking Shorts Student competition!

The seventh edition of the Go Short International Short Film Festival isn't due until April 2015, but it's already open for submissions! As always, Breaking Ground joins the festival in putting together the Breaking Shorts: Student Competition. So go ahead, and send us your film!

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14 07 2014

Buzzing News #5

This just in! Our latest newsletter has arived!

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27 06 2014

wanted: PR and social media assistent!

BG is looking to further expand the team! We are now looking for help in the PR and social media department. Applicants must speak both Dutch and English. Are you the new BG-member? Check out the job below!

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Students

The upcoming European film talent we think is worth following. Discover the new Lars von Trier or Pedro Almodóvar.

Films

Films by young filmmakers that caught our eye and we would love for you to see as well.

Events

Breaking Ground unfortunately seized to exist in may 2016. However, here you can still find our past events.