Regisseur Jeroen Houben op de filmset van de film De Matchmaker


Jeroen Houben (1987) is a writer/director based in Amsterdam.
A graduate in both graphic design (Eindhoven 2007) and film (WdKA Rotterdam 2011) his work is characterised by distinctive art direction and understated comic performance.

Jeroen wrote and directed several internationally acclaimed short films. In 2013, SORRY won the UPC Fiction Award at the Netherlands Film Festival. In 2015, HOME SUITE HOME and PLASTER both premiered there in the Golden Calf competition and later premiered online on NOWNESS and Short Of The Week.

2018 saw the release of Jeroen's feature debut YOUR MOTHER SHOULD KNOW which he co-wrote and directed. Released in Dutch theatres in late April, the film received the Golden Film status in May, for drawing 100,000 visitors.



YOUR MOTHER SHOULD KNOW  Feature Film  |  2018
(Dutch title: "De Matchmaker")
Co-written & Directed  |  Lemming Film

HOME SUITE HOME  Short Film  |  2015
Written & Directed  |  New Ams Film Company

PLASTER  Short Film  |  2015
Conceived & Directed  |  New Ams Film Company

BEST WISHES  Short Film  |  2014
Written & Directed  |  Bäst Film

SORRY  Short Film  |  2012
Written & Directed  |  Bäst Film

MIX TAPE  Short Film  |  2011
Written & Directed

PAGE 23  Short Film  |  2011
Co-written & Co-directed