Anneloek Sollart

Anneloek Sollart



Anneloek Sollart is an experienced Dutch director, cinematographer and editor who has been making documentary films since the early 2000s. She has been awarded numerous accolades for her work, including an IDFA Award for Best Documentary in 2004 for her film 'The Children of the North', and an Emmy Award nomination in 2008 for her film 'The Children of the Congo'.

Sollart was born in Amsterdam in 1976. She began her film career as an editor, working on projects such as 'The Children of the North', which was released in 2003. This documentary explored the lives of children living in the Arctic Circle. The film won the IDFA Award for Best Documentary in 2004.

In 2006, Sollart directed her first feature-length documentary 'The Children of the Congo'. The film follows the lives of children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and examines the effects of war on their lives. It was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2008 and also won the Best Documentary Award at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam.

In 2010, Sollart directed 'The Children of the Storm', a documentary about the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The film follows the lives of children who were displaced by the storm. It was recognized with an IDFA Jury Award in 2011.

Sollart has also directed a number of short films, including 'The Children of the Sea' (2015), 'The Children of the Forest' (2016) and 'The Children of the Sun' (2017). In 2018, she released her first virtual reality documentary 'The Children of the Sky', which follows a group of children living in the remote village of La Rinconada, Peru.

Throughout her career, Sollart has been dedicated to exploring the lives of children in remote parts of the world. Her work has been praised for its insight into the lives of people living in some of the most difficult and marginalized communities. Sollart's films are a testament to her dedication to bringing stories of hope and resilience to the world.

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