Renée Scheltema is an independent documentary filmmaker, producer, and sustainability expert.
She has worked for Dutch Television as a Director, Producer and Camera-person.
She is also a professional photographer.

Some of her TV documentaries:

Hush, A Portrait of Tracy Payne
Official selection at the Asolo Art Film Festival in Italy sept. 2002.
Official selection for the International Festival of Women Directors’ Films in (Paris) France.
Seven Days in Burma
The Death Penalty
Official selection for the filmfestival in Monte Carlo.
Portrait of A Zen Couple
The Bus
Official selection at Jozi Film Festival during the World Summit on Sustainable Development. (2002)
Canvas Extreme
7 x 30’-minute TV series. Portraits of cutting-edge artists in South Africa. (2000)
Sold to TV stations in Spain, Mexico, France, Switserland & The Netherlands.
A pleasant Conversation, Portrait of Niek Pierson, BOS -TV
Happy in Zimbabwe? , BOS-TV
Something Unknown Is Doing We Don’t Know What
Special Jury Award, Arizona International Film Festival 2009
Official Selection: Santa Fe Film Fest; Berlin Doc FF; Silk City FF; Feel Good FF, Spirit Quest,  Durban  International Film Festival, Cosmic Cine Festival Germany 2012.

Normal Is over The Movie (Aug. 2016).

What is unique about Normal Is Over, are the SOLUTIONS offered to reverse global decline. Normal Is Over examines how our economic system connects to climate change, species extinction, depletion of natural resources & industrial control of food production. Intended to challenge viewers on many levels, this award-winning documentary offers solutions and hope.  
– As a photographer
Renée has worked for Magazines and Newspapers in Holland, the US, and South Africa. She was a member of Gamma Liaison in New York, now called Getty Images.
Bachelor at law, Leiden University, Netherlands
Drs. Criminology, Leiden University, Netherlands
M.A. TV-Journalism and Photo-Journalism. University of California, Berkeley.

“Only the impossible is worth doing.”

Akong Rinpoche

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