Guido Franken
producer, project manager

Born in Brunssum, in the provence of Limburg in the Netherlands, Guido Franken (1988) got his Master's degree in Film and Television Studies at Utrecht University. During his college period he got fascinated by the world of film, and especially the Dutch cinema.

After started a foundation to promote the Dutch cinema and its history ( he soon got involved in the process of making films. Since 2012 he (executive) produced several short films and documentaries that were shown all over the world and won various awards.

Besides his work as a producer, Guido also is head of Cinesud, a foundation that promotes and stimulates the film industry in the provence of Limburg and its surrounding regions. He is also initiator and head of the production- and location-guide Meuse-Rhine Euregion and the Euregion Short Film Festival.

100+ festival selections.
For an overview of selections, nominations and prizes per production, visit


producer - drama (main profession)
film critic / film journalist
directing - documentary
producer - documentary
executive producer / line producer
working at an educational center
fundraising / subsidies
festival production
film scientist / theoretician
script doctor

Animation, Documentary, Short film, Feature film

Guido Franken
producer, project manager