Totem Media is a production house focusing on the creation and efficient production of non-fiction and branded content formats. The day-to-day management of the company is in the hands of young, ambitious makers Isidoor Roebers and Kasper van Beek. Totem Media is a joint venture by NL FILM and FONK Film.
Since its foundation in 2016, several regular clients have benefitted from the services provided by Totem Media. Projects produced by the Totem team during the past year include:
3Doc Hockeymeisjes with BNN
This coming-of-age documentary provides a unique insight into how the talented hockey players at AH&BC experience the world: which of the girls will make it to play at the very top level, and which will say farewell to the sport and face a turning point in their lives?Broadcast: 18 August 2017 by BNN on NPO 3
The Perfect Beat with Red Bull BC One and Top Notch
A six-part web series featuring international dancer and choreographer Timor Steffens, Rapper Cho and producer Spanker, who travel to New York (among other destinations) to find answers to the question: what does good music need to make it danceable?
Online release since 13 October 2017
Jeffrey Herlings – Rise of the Bullet with Red Bull & RTL 7
A documentary on the Netherlands’ most talented motocross rider, Jeffrey Herlings, and his debut in the elite MX1 class in Qatar.
Broadcast: 18 November 2017 on RTL 7
Typhoon with Red Bull
In this new doc, rapper Typhoon goes on a musical journey through Africa in search of his African roots and the origins of rhythm.
Release in 2018.
About Kasper van Beek and Isidoor Roebers
Van Beek (30) and Roebers (25) set up their own company, Fonk Film, while in the second year of their studies at the Netherlands Film & Television Academy. A year later, their first short fiction film, Sky High, was selected for the Golden Calf competition at the Netherlands Film Festival. In recent years, alongside fiction they have produced mainly branded content, non-fiction and music videos, as well as frequently collaborating with VICE. In addition, they have worked in the past on productions such as ‘Homies’, ‘Bureau Raampoort’, ‘Brimstone’ and ‘Rundfunk’.
More info: www.totemmedia.nl