studied fine arts at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam (BA) where she produced a short film Daydreams and Sandman for her end exam in 2000. Since then she has worked as a filmmaker for several production companies in the Netherlands as well as director, director assistant and editor of documentary films. 

360º Horizon, land without a past was her first mid-length documentary; it was nominated for best debut film at the 2007 Dutch Film Festival. 1974 is her second short film and has been shown a various festvials in Germany, Rwanda, Ukraine, Netherlands. Georgica is her first feature documentary and premiered at IDFA 2014. Georgica won the prize for best documentary at 28th Neue Heimatfilm Festival 2015 in Freistadt, Austria. 

Recently she is working on a new feature documentary De prestatie van het leven.

Katelijne Schrama is an independent filmmaker. Besides filmmaker she is also a jewerly designer and goldsmith: ekster.net

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