Philming is the documentary production company of Marieke Rodenburg (Groningen 1978). Marieke is a freelance filmmaker, cameraperson, editor and researcher in the field of documentary production, mainly on cultural, social, human rights, migration and historical issues. She studied history and journalism at the University of Groningen and half a year at the university of Harare, Zimbabwe. She also did photography school for 2 years and a master in visual antropology in Brussels (Sound Image Culture).
Currently she is developing a documentary about saxofonist Yuri Honing and his art work with artist Mariecke van der Linden. And a film about a former Yiddish Amsterdam theater Lilalo and its founders, the nomadic artists Jossy and Jacques Halland, who have been part of a fascinating part of European history and their way of living.
She directed ‘Alles wat klinkt’, a documentary on musician and composer Theo Loevendie, broadcasted by de Joodse Omroep in 2015, produced bij Oogland filmproductions. She did research and wrote the script for the documentary about Iranian writer Nasim Khaksar, who is living in exile in Utrecht. This film, produced by Oogland has been screened at the Netherlands Filmfestival in 2016 and broadcasted by RTV Utrecht and BBC Persia.
Her production company Philming also produces commisioned videoproductions for different organisations and companies.
Since three years she is teaching documentary production at CREA at the University of Amsterdam.
From 2004-2009 she was a lecturer at the University of Ghent at the Communication department, on filmstudies, journalism, gender and diversity in the media. Also she taught and coached from 2009-2013 at Inholland filmstudies. At the summer academy in Dworp she facilitated for 4 years a media art week, together with Berlin based artist Clara Bausch, using archival and found footage and new film telling stories on memory.
Next to that she collaborates with different artists, colleagues in and outside the audiovisual world.
Marieke is also part of the organisation Cineblend, a monthly film and debate evening in Pakhuis de Zwijger on
cultural diversity in the media.