Stefanie Schachtschabel has been a true entrepreneur since she started her career. In accordance with her motto, “don’t think but act”, she founded her first Marketing and Sales Company at the age of 22. As a freelancer she traveled the world to develop and to sell country reports. In 2008 she founded CityFilm, using her vast experience and enthusiasm. Within CityFilm she focuses on New Business Development and she trains and coaches new CityFilmers.
Jeroen Klinkers has been involved with CityFilm since its founding. Following his debut as a presenter he joined CityFilm and he now focuses on the complete production process and Business Development of CityFilm. Jeroen is an experienced marketer and has worked with various start-up companies and marketing agencies. With his relevant foreign experiences he is determined to make CityFilm a well-known global brand.
Desiree Brouwer has tons of experience in producing country reports in Eastern Europe and Asia. After finishing these projects, she started working for CityFilm right away. Desiree strengthens the CityFilm Team by being responsible for the creation of CityFilm Rotterdam and CityFilm Maastricht and CityFilm Johannesburg. Overall she is responsible for the partnerships with hotels and she manages the creation and business development of CityFilm's younger sister CityBiz.
In 2010 Martie joined the CityFilm team. With a bachelor's degree in marketing management, Martie brings lot of experience in international media. With her passion for travel Martie ambitiously started her international career in 2007, producing country investment reports that have been published in a variety of renowned business publications. She has managed successful projects in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America. At CityFilm Martie is responsible for projects in the Netherlands as well as international expansion.
After his study Hotel management in Belgium, Alexander Gevers Deynoot looked for the adventure on the other side of the world. In Australia he started working on a winery and horse breeding and worked his way up to farm manager. After three years he got back to Holland and started working for a housing agency. Here again his management skills were recognized and he became branch manager. He recently joined the CityFilm team as a project coordinator and will use his charms and social skills to develop CityFilm all over the world.
Shanna Vermeer Studied European Studied at The Hague University where she is majored in Business Management. Shanna is in charge of practical matters in preparing and producing the CityFilms in The Netherlands and abroad. With her dedication and patience she makes sure everything runs smoothly.
Evert den Hartogh is director/producer at The Filmfactory, a Dutch production company that produce CityFilms. Over the past years he has made numerous television programmes on travel and tourism. A small selection: Yorin Travel, Bestemming Nederland (RTL4), Go Travel (Veronica), Snowmagazine (RTL/SBS), De Reistafel (Tros). Den Hartogh uses this rich experience to take a CityFilm to an even higher level.
Jacco den Hartogh works at the FilmFactory, the Dutch production company that creates CityFilm. Over the last years he has made numerous television programmes for Dutch and foreign television channels as a cameraman. Programmes from BNN productions to RTL Travel. He is one of the highly experienced cameramen that takes care of all those beautiful shots in CityFilm!
Designer Boy van Schelt is the founder of BOY, the company responsible for all graphic output of CityFilm. BOY takes care of the web design, 3D visualizations and the house style for a large number of companies. His daily work in graphic design for various clients enables him to be a trendwatcher and even trendsetter. Watching over the CityFilm's creative processes is therefore left in his capable hands.
After he graduated in economics in 2000, Mark van Eeuwen played several roles in theatres and on the Dutch and British television. Now, he plays Jack van Houten on Holland’s most watched soap opera Goede Tijden Slechte Tijden. We follow Mark during his ‘CityFilm weekends’ in Amsterdam and ‘s Hertogenbosch.
Tamara Brinkman presents the popular Dutch travel programme RTL Travel. She became well-known through her role in the Dutch Soap ONM. One can also hear her as a DJ on the (Dutch) radio stations Radio 538 and SLAM!FM. Tamara is the presenter of the CityFilms Haarlem, Rotterdam, Eindhoven and Groningen.
Emmelie Zipson, raised bilingually, is an actress, singer, voice-over and presenter. Over the past years she played various parts both in theatre and on television (most recently in the costume drama series Juliana). Adjacently she does presentations and commercials and is a frequently asked voice-over for multiple organizations. She produces her own one-woman theatre shows which tour through the Netherlands in the theatres. Emmelie is the presenter of the Cityfilms Tilburg, Apeldoorn and Arnhem. With her voice she gives a personal signature to the CityFilms presented by our male presenters. www.emmeliezipson.nl
After her study Media and Entertainment Management Carlijn Nijhof has worked for international companies for many years, and loves being abroad. This passion started after studying in New York and Barcelona. In her career at Holiday on Ice she fine-tuned her skills to multitask, organize and create long-lasting relations with customers. The combination of passion for media and traveling is the mixture which makes her Project Coordinator to create and coordinate CityFilms worldwide.
Traveling is always on Maarten’s mind. During his study Media Art & Design he went to China and after finishing his degree and working in television he decided to discover Latin America. His backround is in media, where he learned to multitask, network and operate in various business areas. Internationally oriented because of his multilingual abilities, entrepreneurial spirit and creative mind. Maarten has a passion for Italian sports cars, traveling and is always interested in meeting new people and getting to know other cultures. Maarten will use his international experience, skills and endless need for exploration to create new CityFilms worldwide.
Eveline Huizink studied Psychology at the Rijks Universiteit Groningen. After graduating in Social Psychology, she started with an internship at CityFilm where she combined her creativity, passion for traveling and background to develop her skills and knowledge about media and marketing. In her current position, she is responsible for the communication, pr and accountmanagement in the Netherlands.