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Dylan Werkman (1993) is a Dutch film director based in Amsterdam. In film, Werkman primarily explores the boundaries between fiction and documentary. Along these boundaries he uses nature, poetry and archival footage as a tool for contemplation. Werkman currently works on fictions films, documentaries and commissioned work.

His graduation documentary A View from Above (2020) was crowned the best student film of the Netherlands by winning a Tuschinski Award at the Netherlands Film Festival and also won the best documentary at the Oscar Qualifying film festival OFF (Odense Film Festival). His latest project The Last waves of Eugène (2022) is now selected for a Golden Calf award at the Netherlands Film Festival and will enjoy its world premiere at the Oscar qualifying Cairo International Film Festival next November.

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