About us

In 1992, producer/director Sherman De Jesus and producer Cécile A. M. van Eijk joined forces to set up Memphis Film & Television. Their aim is to develop and produce feature films, international documentaries and television programmes, and educational films for theatrical and television release and world-wide distribution. Since its founding, Memphis Film & Television has produced a wide range of films with great social engagement for television and theater with a variety of subjects such as: art, photography, literature, migration and history.

Sherman De Jesus and Cécile van Eijk have an impressive track-record directing and producing feature films, documentaries and television programmes that are internationally acclaimed. Such as the feature film Boy Ecury by writer Arthur Japin and director Frans Weisz (Gouden Kalf for Best Music), the long non-fiction film Souls of Napels by Vincent Monnikendam (Kristal Film and 30+ festivals including Tribeca Film Festival), the short film Honey by Tamar van den Dop (Dutch Oscar entry), and the long documentary Lost Down Memory Lane (approx. 40.000 visitors in the Netherlands and Belgium).

Memphis Film & Television is a member of DPN, NBF, DDG and DAFF.

Cécile van Eijk

Producer

 

Cécile van Eijk produced numerous feature films, documentaries, shorts, educational and corporate films. She taught audiovisual communication at the University of Utrecht for five years, followed a management training for producers at the Maurits Binger Film Institute in 1999/2000, and was a board member in the advisory council of Cultural Centre ‘t Hoogt in Utrecht.

Tel. + 31 (0)30 233 20 23
Email cvaneijk@memphisfilm.net

Sherman De Jesus

Director, Writer and Producer

 

Sherman De Jesus is one of the founders – as well as the first director – of the Netherlands Film Festival; he also launched the first Dutch Film Market and, in 1985, was a member of the Gouden Kalf jury. He has been a member of the steering group of the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam and is a board member of the Creative Industries Fund.

Tel. + 31 (0)30 233 20 23
Email srdejesus@memphisfilm.net

Mathijs Jorritsma

Producer

 

Mathijs Jorritsma studied theater, film and television science at Utrecht University, where he also followed the master’s program in film and television science. He has been a producer at Memphis Film & Television since 2013, and was a production manager on films such as The World According to Monsieur KhiarThe Zero Revolution, The Myth of Armando and The Whole Wide World

Tel. + 31 (0)30 233 20 23
Email mathijsjorritsma@memphisfilm.net