Icarus film (Amsterdam 2016) is a film production company that develops, produces and co-produces fiction films and documentaries. They strive to develop original narratives that are driven by human themes and problems. (Magical realism, romance and rhythm play an important role within those stories.)
Icarus Film was founded in 2016 by actors Steef de Bot and Kay Greidanus. In the past two years, Icarus Film has released the short films: Als het zo is, Imaginair, Out of Focus & (On)besproken. And they have produced the documentary: Als ik straks weg ga.
They are currently developing another short: Onno. Their second documentary is currently in the post-production phase.
Furthermore, a lot of hard work is being done behind the scenes on various future projects, including their first full-length film that will go into production next summer (2020).
STEEF DE BOT
Steef de Bot was born in Amsterdam on the 18th of January 1991. After graduation from the theater academy in Maastricht he played in numerous theatre productions and tv shows such as the international tv series Bruxelles and Dutch television Zuid-as, Papadagen en Noord-Zuid.
Recently de Bot starred in the Second World War drama Bankier van het Verzet and the Flemish film Charlie and Hanna's grand night out is hitting film festivals around the world and will come out in theatres soon.
This December the sequel of a Dutch comedy feature film will premiere in which Steef plays the antagonist.
Right now Steef is filming for Vliegende Hollanders, a brand new historical drama series about the rise of the KLM.
Kay Guido Greidanus is a Dutch actor based in Amsterdam. He graduated from the Maastricht Theater Academy in the summer of 2013.
Kay made his national breakthrough with the internationally acclaimed short movie; Sevilla.
Since his first appearance on the big screen, Greidanus has starred in many film and television productions. In 2016 he starred in the feature film: "Riphagen". A Second World War drama based on true events, worldwide available on Netflix. In 2017 Kay worked with director Ken Scott on the set of The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir. That same year, the film "Huisvrouwen Bestaan Niet" became a national box office hit and ended up being the most successful Dutch movie of the year. They have recently announced that they will start the production of the sequel soon.
The fourth season of Nieuwe Buren has just premiered on Videoland and next season Kay will be seen in two new television series: "Commando's" and "Dit zijn wij"