Multi-talented Jörgen Scholtens is an actor, screenwriter & director. Notable works as writer/director include his praised feature Vaders & Zonen (2022, Videoland) and his shorts MUZE (2021), global winner at the 2021 48Hour Film Project, Little Amsterdam (2021), Winterzeit (2021), Koekoek! (2019, Videoland), Viswijf(2018) and Koe-man (2018).
As an actor Jörgen regularly features in his own films and stars in recurring roles in amongst others series Harkum (2019, NPO) and Juf Roos (2015-2023). In addition, Jörgen has a notable presence in the theater world, having worked with theater groups like the Veenfabriek, Kosmonaut, Amsterdamse Bostheater, Studio BOCK&BAAS, and Meneer Monster.

The Press on “Vaders en Zonen” (2022):

“The film’s resemblance to the dark humor of the Coen Brothers and Danish filmmaker Anders Thomas Jensen, and its departure from Dutch complacency, is praiseworthy in itself.” **** | AD, Gudo Tienhooven

The Press on “Onze straat: Little Amsterdam” (2021):

“A delightful Warmerdam-style plot filled with absurdities and macabre humor.” | Trouw, Maaike Bos
“A witty crime comedy… with a well-crafted script.
” | NRC, Wilfred Takken


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