About

Alchemic Film is a Dutch film company, founded by Paul Oscar Kanter and Ibrahim (Ibo) Karatay, with the goal of producing artistically independent films in the tradition of auteur cinema. They develop and produce short films and features in international context.

Alchemic Film’s first production, the short film Lejla (directed by Stijn Bouma, a student at BĂ©la Tarr’s film.factory) was selected for the Cannes CinĂ©fondation 2017. Their next film, Regained Memory (also by Bouma) was shot in Bosnia and Herzegovina in early 2017 and is completed in 2018. The film had its world premiere at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. Ibrahim Karatay’s directorial debut, the short film Shadow of Violence, is currently in post-production.