Author & director (in English) of La Zingaretta, an adaptation of the opera by Leonardo Leo, performed in Cardiff (Wales) and at festivals in Leytonstone, Buxton and Frome.

Two lectures about drama in games and documentaries on December 5th in the Dostoevski Library in Moscow and on November 28th to fourth year students of the Russian State University of Cinematography (VGIK).


Four masterclasses on screenwriting between 16 and 20 May 2016 in the Dostoevsky library in Moscow, Russia.


Dramaturg and author (3 episodes) of The War and I, an eight-episode docudrama for youth by Looks Film & TV (Berlijn/Leipzig) for SWR and BBC/MG Alba.


Format developer and storyliner (in Russian) for Oderzhimye (The Possessed), a 24-episode drama series by AVK Production in Moscow, Russia.

Author & director (in German) of Generation of Change (part II), a 90-minute documentary about the former Soviet States by Looks Film & TV (Berlin/Leipzig) for MDR and ARTE Germany & France.


Generation of Change II

The general despair, the unbelievable chaos after the collapse of the Soviet Union has never been depicted so well as here by director Maarten van der Duin

Hendrik Steinkuhl

(Osnabrücker Zeitung)

Awards & Nominations

Long Day's Journey Into Night

Maarten hit the bull's eye with Long Day's Journey Into Night

P. Ptasjkin

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