If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. It’s the hard that makes it great.

– Tom Hanks

Hotel Discomfort (Hotel Ongenoegen)

Fiction, Short Film
About This Project

Hotel Discomfort (Hotel Ongenoegen) is a short film produced by C Amazing Films and Think Huge and was part of the 48hour film festival contest in Amsterdam, 2017.


48h information

Genre: Film de Femme

Required elements:

  • Character: Mark or Margriet Wind (who is a competitive swimmer)
  • Prop: wrapped gift
  • Line of Dialogue: “Look around, what do you see?”


Best use of line

Best music

Best credits



Production: Charlotte Driessen

Director: Hugo van Essen

Script: Charlotte Driessen, Hugo van Essen & Niels Bos

Assistant director: Mara Haverkort

DoP: Judith Boeschoten

Gaffer: Gijs van Leeuwen

Best boy: Jeremy Francis

Boom operator: Marjoke Pauw

Music composer: Tjeerd Nijhof

Art director: Gaynelle Szoboszlai

Styling & set dressing: Soraya Amber

Editor: Mert Karaca

Color grading & titles: Gaynelle Szoboszlai



Hotel manager: Jacque Lucassen

Anna: July Janssen

Female guest: Lara Roozemond

Male guest: Dirk Gunther Mohr

Goldfish: Gerrie