Photo of Wilma De JongWilma De Jong
Lecturer in Media and Film Studies (Centre for Photography and Visual Culture)


Wilma owned an independent film company for 13 years and has worked as a researcher, scriptwriter/editor, director and producer of documentaries, drama, commercials, training and films for broadcasting, corporate industry and NGOs.  Her film 'Man beats wife' won several prizes including Gold at the New York Festival.

Her research interests are: media and (international) pressure groups, independent film production, global factual television, news production and documentary production in the developing world, media and social change and participatory media production

She has just published an article on transcultural filmmaking as well  as two short documentaries. She has given a master classes on archive usage in documentary film production  and documentaries on the internet and is available as script editor and mentor for documentary filmmakers  and workshops on documentary filmmaking.

She is currently involved in a research project with IDS ( Institute for Development Studies) tittled 'Seeing Conflict in the Margins'

Films between 1995-


 The Final Stamp

Documentary on the Immigration Police in Amsterdam


 Standing on their own Feet

Commercial for international NGO ( NOVIB/OXFAM)

 Kikuwa, Women of Africa

Documentary about professional women in Africa

 Waste Not, Want Not

Documentary about the recycling of industrial waste

 Factor 20

Documentary about environment and tourism


 No problem, the Gambia

Documentary about cultural difference and the impact of tourism on local values and morality. ( Script advisor)


Magnum Photos and Red Cross


Exhibition outline about the Geneva Conventions, history and implementation