Date of birth
San Fu Maltha
About Fu Works
Fu Works Productions was found in 1995 by San Fu Maltha and has grown into one of the most leading feature film production companies of the Netherlands. Fu Works is an independent and internationally oriented production company that produces feature films, documentaries and TV series.
San Fu Maltha started out in distribution working for companies like Warner Bros Holland, Columbia Tri Star Holland, Meteor/Polygram Benelux, RCV and Pathé UK. Together with two partners he started A Film which quickly became the leading independent distributor in the Netherlands. In 2005 he sold his shares and focused on film production.
Fu Works Productions has produced several successful and award winning feature films, such as SÜSKIND, TIRZA (Dutch entry Academy Awards), WINTER IN WARTIME (shortlist best foreign film Academy Awards), MAJESTY, LOVE IS ALL and BLACK BOOK (shortlist best foreign film Academy Awards) and documentaries 4-ELEMENTS, PARRADOX and MADE IN KOREA. San Fu Maltha was executive produced sci-fi hit IRON SKY.
KENAU (Maarten Treurniet) is in in cinema’s now; a ‘Braveheart with woman’ about the heroine Kenau Simonsdochter Hasselaer who lead an army of women during the Eighty Years War. Thriller/horror movie THE POOL will be released May 3th 2014. Fu Works is financing THE HIDDEN FORCE, the new film of Paul Verhoeven. THE ESCAPE (based on the novel by Heleen van Royen) s in preproduction and will be filmed in Portugal this Spring.
Fu Works Productions has many feature films and TV drama projects in development such as NADRA, THE LITTLE CAPTAIN, OLA’S UNIVERSE, THE BANKER, BRASSERIE ROMANTIEK, THERESA IMMACULATA, ALMOST DEAD, WESTERLING, THE KIDNAP, DECENNIUM, THE WITCH OF THE FENS, SEEDORF, AMSTERDAM GOTHIC and PIM.
We aim to develop multi platform projects, using the feature film as a base for fiction and non-fiction books, educational projects for schools, documentaries, games and exhibitions.
AUSTRALIA & INDONESIA
San Fu Maltha is not only active in the Dutch film industry. Since 2005, Maltha is involved in the Australian film and television company New Holland Pictures as a major shareholder. New Holland Pictures produced SEPARATION CITY and UNFINISHED SKY, a remake of the Dutch Golden Globe nominee THE POLISH BRIDE. New Holland Pictures was the co producer of the successful sci-fi comedy IRON SKY this year. In 2006 Maltha set up a joint venture with exhibitor group Blitz in Indonesia, called Jive. Jive is an Indonesian distribution company. Blitz is an exhibitor with multiplexes all over Java.