Daan Van 't Einde

Daan Van 't Einde

Director, Producer and Screenwriter

Apeldoorn, Netherlands

Member Since:
March 2018
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About Daan

Award-winning Dutch Producer, Writer & Director. After his start as a celebrated commercial filmmaker, Daan created over 10 short fiction films, including Welcome to Earth (which garnered over 2.3 million views online) and a series of 3 interactive short films at the cutting edge of cinema and new media.

He's currently working on several feature films that'll bring a number of unique storylines to life. Here looking to connect to anyone passionate about crafting and bringing to market cinematic adventures with a strong story audiences can genuinely connect to. Be sure to get in touch if you're interested in working together!

Looking to be part of his cast/ crew, watch his film or help finance or produce them? Get involved here: https://openfilmteam.nl/follow-or-work-with-daan/


  • Summer Fling

    Summer Fling (2021)
    Film (short) (Comedy) Director, Producer, Writer An open-minded dad faces his greatest challenge yet: The sexy man he tries to set his daughters up with comes with a surprise. Summer Fling is a short romantic comedy short about summer love, casual flirts and the strange places one might end up in once they truly become open-minded.

  • Blood Lust

    Blood Lust (2021)
    Film (short) (Comedy and Thriller) Director, Producer, Writer A newly turned vampire craves his first sip of blood. But the hunter may end up the hunted. Blood Lust is a short comedy/thriller that combines the modern Twilight-like storylines with the more classical vampire.

  • 3 Interactive shorts: A Knife in the Dark / Case of the Guitar / Meant to Be

    3 Interactive shorts: A Knife in the Dark / Case of the Guitar / Meant to Be (2021)
    Film (short) (Comedy, Drama and Horror) Director, Producer, Writer A mysterious theft, a thrilling chase and a second date that threatens to derail. In these three short films the viewer takes control. Guide a girl with mysterious powers to the perfect second date, catch the thief of a priceless guitar or safe a group of youngsters from a terrible ghost. The choice is yours!

  • Love, Mom

    Love, Mom (2020)
    Film (short) (Crime and Drama) Director, Producer, Writer Julia is given a horrible choice: To help kill innocent strangers or watch her newborn die. How far will she go to save her child? Love, Mom is a short drama/ thriller film with an intensely emotional and compelling plot. It stikes a balance between drama and thriller.

  • Welcome to Earth

    Welcome to Earth (2019)
    Film (short) (Drama and Sci-Fi) Director, Producer, Writer t's 2618 and humans are extinct. Four aliens travel to Earth to visit the museum of humanity. There they find the story of the last heroes of humanity, setting out to find help. Welcome to Earth is a short science fiction film featuring a unique world build for the film and a compelling, emotional story about heroism in the face of annihilation.

  • True Love

    True Love (2017)
    Director, Producer, Writer Rich businessman Hank chooses beauty over love. It may have been a mistake. True Love is a short comedy about the problems of too much pragmatism.

  • Black Pawn

    Black Pawn (2016)
    Film (short) Director, Producer, Writer The rejected son of a gangster tries to regain his fathers approval. Black Pawn is a short crime and drama about the broken bonds between a father and son that will both go to any length to get what they want.

  • The Cleaner

    The Cleaner (2015)
    Film (short) Director, Producer, Writer While cleaning Dave finds something that's impossible to dispose of. Life will never be the same. The Cleaner is a short dark comedy that takes having to do a job you don't want to do to a whole new level.


  • Runner-up Best Short Film / Ignite Film Festival

  • Best International Short / Stranger Days Independent Film Festival

  • Best International Film / Trail Dance Film Festival

  • Award Winner / That Film Festival

  • Best Sci-Fi Film / Olympus Film Festival

  • Best Sci-Fi Short / Stranger Days Independent Film Festival

  • Award Winner / Vidi Space Film Festival

  • Nominee Best Short Film / Hollywood Verge Awards

  • Nominee Best Foreign Short Film

  • Nominee Best Sci-Fi Film / Hollywood Verge Awards

  • Finalist Best Short / New Vision International Film Festival

  • Finalist / Link International Film Festival

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