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THE SWEETSHOP ENLIST MARIT WEERHEIJM.
23 July 2021

The Sweetshop have signed Dutch up-and-comer Marit Weerheijm for UK representation.

After graduating from the Netherlands Film Academy in 2016, Utrecht-born Weerheijm sped into commercials and has been busy ever since. Chuck in some well-received short films and you have one capable young director.


As well as this encouraging showreel, executive producer Morgan Whitlock is impressed by Weerheijm's temperament: "Marit has an astonishing maturity of process for such a young filmmaker. The way in which she approaches casting, performance and the motivation she instills into her camerawork are all so thoughtful and developed."


I'm very excited to start working in the UK industry because there are some great storytellers and scripts across the North Sea.

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Sweetshop global CEO & partner Wilf Sweetland is equally enthused: "Marit obviously has incredibly strong instincts. Her work across advertising and film is beautifully arresting, powerfully human and narrative driven. She has a long and successful career ahead of her and we are honoured she has chosen to join Sweetshop."


The last word goes to Weerheijm herself: "I'm very excited to start working in the UK industry because there are some great storytellers and scripts across the North Sea. I admire the work Sweetshop has made - especially their intimate and honest character driven stories, and I’m thrilled to be part of their roster."

To discuss Marit Weerheijm further, drop Sweetshop's Morgan Whitlock a line via morgan@thesweetshop.tv or call 020 7636 1449.

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