Pieter-Rim de Kroon
Pieter-Rim de Kroon is a highly acclaimed director/producer of distinguished feature documentaries and branded films for premium consumer goods

Currently Pieter-Rim is shooting Silence of the Tides. He is preparing a short film inspired on the work of the Dutch painter George Breitner, to be filmed on a vintage Parvo Debrie motion picture camera on 35mm. analogue film and vintage Cooke Taylor Hobson lenses. He recently finished the editing of 36 VIEWS, in premiere at Camera Japan Festival 2018. His film Dancinʼ The Camera was released at Cinedance Festival and shown at international festivals. His short documentary The Iconic Cocktail, is released on Amazon Prime.



It’s is a wrap.16 months on the road. 150 shooting days in Denmark Germany and The Netherlands for Silence of The Tides.
A cinematic portrait for cinema about the largest tidal wetlands in the world, The Wadden Sea. A film about the relationship between man and nature. The driving force of the film is the inhaling and exhaling of the tides. A film of cycles and contrasts throughout the seasons, life and death, storm and silence, the masses and the individual. All set against a backdrop of sky, water, wind, mist and constantly changing light.
Released in 2020, 4K and Dolby Atmos.

36 VIEWS & A DAY IN A LIFE are selected for CAMERA JAPAN FESTIVAL 2018

Sunday September 30 >>

Thunderbird Classic Invitational, 1959


A short documentarey about Arnold Palmer who was known around the world as one of the greatest and most charismatic golfers in the sport’s history.
Arnold and his wife Winny played a major role in raising funds and awareness for charities, all with the help of his huge crowd of fans, famously known as Arnies Army.
‘Dear Arnold, This One’s For You’ was sponsored by Nolet Spirits USA.

A DAY IN A LIFE is selected for the L’OR GOLDEN CALF competition

at the 37th. edition of the Netherlands Film Festival 2017. >>
Premiere September 23rd.

In Production

SILENCE OF THE TIDES is a feature documentary for international cinema release about the Unesco World Heritage Site, the Wadden Sea, one of the largest wetlands, tidal and coastal systems in the world.
A film about the relation between man and nature.
Directed by Pieter-Rim de Kroon & produced by Windmill Film, Amsterdam.

The Iconic Cocktail, ‘The Martini’

wins a Silver and a Gold Dolphin
Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards 2016.

Gold Dolphin : Category Marketing Communications Business To Consumer.
Silver Dolphin : Category Leisure, Arts & Lifestyle

Dancin’ The Camera

wins Award of Excelence Best Shorts Competition USA 2016

Winning Awards
My films
  • A classic love story between a tap dancer, a piano player and a 1922 hand cranked 35mm motion-picture camera. The camera as the camera, character and stage. A rhythmical journey of discovery across the magical world of the mechanical and analogue black-and-white film, where illusion lifts reality. Seduced by the...
  • F.I.S.H.I.N.G is both a refreshing and exceptional film dedicated to what may well be the most remarkable national sport in the Netherlands: fishing. In this 90 minutes’ documentary, the filmmakers unprejudicedly dive into an unknown world of anglers and fish. Above water and underneath it. Two parallel worlds, carefully separated...
  • A slow film that transmits the experience of time as in reality, revealing the beauty of the small of everyday. A modest observation of humanity and nature. Filmed in 24 hours on board of the ‘Ni Ho De’ run by the Yamatake family in the Suruga bay and their small...
  • But the German artist Joseph Beuys suggested that it lost its extraordinary radiance after the reclamation of large parts of the Zuyder Zee in the mid-1950s. And that, he said, brought an end to a visual culture that dated back to the 17th century. According to Beuys, sight was the...

‘I am an eye. I am a mechanical eye.
I, a machine, I am showing you a world, the likes of which only I can see’
Dziga Vertov