Monique Ruinen works as a film consultant at the Netherlands Film Fund since 2013. She has 20 years of experience in the movie and television industry and is specialized in the development of children’s films. She worked as a producer of children’s programmes for a public broadcasting company, and as a script editor for many broadcasters and production companies. She was also an adviser for the Netherlands Film Fund and the Dutch Media Fund. For 6 years, she was a programmer and project manager at Cinekid, the international media festival for children.
The Netherlands Film Fund is the national agency responsible for supporting film production in the Netherlands. It focuses on the quality and diversity of feature films, documentaries, shorts, animation and experimental films. The fund‘s operations cover participation in development, production and distribution. Besides, it supports film activities such as film festivals, coproduction markets and individual training for film professionals.