A breathtaking true story of compassion and tough love
Ton Okkerse, founder and managing director of EMS FILMS has built up a unique combination of production, marketing and distribution experience in the international documentary television business.
With Ton's guidance and management, EMS FILMS has successfully completed a number of major projects in time, within budget. Highlights include:
Production of feature documentary Bridging two Worlds, charting the life of street child and adopted son, Motalib Weijters, a remarkable man, at home in two contrasting worlds, shot on location in Bangladesh and the Netherlands.
Production of initial 10 parts series Secret Worlds (Discovery Comm. Travel Channel USA).
Production of "World's Heritage" series into initial 13 x 1 hour Treasures of the World, (for Discovery Communications, Travel Channel USA and Discovery Channel International).
Co-Production of the 13 part series A Vision to Heal (for La Cinquite, Tros, Marathon, INP).
Production and worldwide distribution of the 3 part series Treasures of the Earth (partners: Discovery Communications Inc. USA., La Cinquite France).