About Peter van Houten
Peter van Houten (1951, Netherlands) is since the 1990s an independent cineast. He graduated in painting at the St. Joost Academy in Breda and then studied at the academy of fine art in Tilburg and later on photography at the Academie of Schoone Kunsten in Antwerp. In 2001, his first feature, The Exposition of Anna Zharkov, premiered at the IFFR in Rotterdam. He makes short movies, feature-length films and creative documentaries, and is also responsible for screenplay, camera, editing and production of his films. In 1990 he founded his own production company AnnaZharkovFilm.