Gérard Veldman

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Dutch producer Gérard Veldman owned a film and photography shop in Tilburg and in the 1930s he started his own film company, Brabant-Film, which made advertising and commissioned films.

At the start of the 1950s he made two films for young people: De club van de Zwarte Panter and Het geheim van de Valkenhorst, both of which were directed by Father Raymond van Sasse van IJsselt. At that time Veldman also changed the name of the company to Parcival Film. In the early 1930s he was involved with the production of Jef van der Heijden's feature film De laatste passagier.

Meanwhile, Veldman had started up his own studio complex in Hilvarenbeek - the Hilvariastudio - where he intended to make feature films. He never had the chance to do this, however, as he lost one of his main clients, Nederlandse Onderwijsfilm, and his main cameraman Didier van Koekenberg left to work in television. Veldman ended up making only a few advertising films with Hilvariastudio.


  1. 1950
    Production manager

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