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Scarabeefilms B.V.
Besloten vennootschap
Industry Films
Founded 1990, Goirle, Netherlands
Headquarters Rotterdam, Netherlands
Area served
Key people
Hetty Naaijkens-Retel Helmrich (CEO)
Joris Naaijkens (Chairman of the supervisory board)
Products Feature films, Documentaries
Website [1]

Scarabeefilms B.V. is a Dutch corporation specialized in the production of creative documentaries, short films and feature films about all kind of arts, cultural and social subjects for the cinema and public broadcasting.


Scarabeefilms was founded by Hetty Naaijkens-Retel Helmrich in 1989. The main office is located in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Scarabee has a second office in Orlando, Florida, United States.


  • Moving Objects directed by Leonard Retel Helmrich, 1991
  • Broken Silence directed by Eline Flipse, 1995
  • La Chaconne d'Auschwitz directed by Michael Daeron, 1998
  • Chin-Ind directed by Yan Ting Yuen, 1999
  • Yang Ban Xi - The Model Works directed by Yan Ting Yuen, 2005
  • Tour des Legendes directed by Erik van Empel, 2003
  • Eye of the Day directed by Leonard Retel Helmrich, 2001
  • Shape of the Moon directed by Leonard Retel Helmrich, 2004
  • Position among the Stars directed by Leonard Retel Helmrich, 2005

International cooperators[edit]

  • Les Films d'Ici
  • TNS
  • Artcam
  • Regards Productions
  • J.P. Weiner Productions
  • ADR Productions, Paris, France
  • Egoli films, Berlin, Germany
  • Icelandic Film Corporation
  • Cine 3, Belgium

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