Born in Utrecht in 1992, Marit Weerheijm is a young Dutch director based in Amsterdam. In 2016, she graduated as a director of fiction films from the Netherlands Film Academy with her short film, ‘When Grey is a Colour’. This film won the prestigious Student Academy Award, the Oscars for student films. Next to that, the film gathered two jury awards at TIFF Kids and was selected for multiple international film festivals.
Marit’s work is based on subtle storytelling, with a strong fascination for interpersonal relationships, particularly within family ties. She has a love for intimate films with now and then a touch of magic realism.