Rotterdam Lab

Mirna Everhard

Mirna Everhard (born in Amsterdam in 1988) is a producer and director based in Brussels, Belgium. She graduated in 2020 cum laude at the international master DocNomads in documentary directing. She has been working for the award-winning Flemish production company Serendipity Films since 2019, where she works on the creative development and financing of various long documentaries, short films and international co-productions. She participated at the VAF Summer School 2020, IDFAcademy 2021 and as a Development Angel at Less Is More in 2022.

Serendipity Films - Belgium

Serendipity Films is a Belgian production company, created by Ellen De Waele in 2006, focusing on (co-)producing international feature films and documentaries, often highlighting socially relevant issues. Serendipity Films supports emerging as well as established filmmakers with innovative and daring filmic approaches. Among others the projects Howling (Palm Springs Shorts winner best international short 2021), Retrospekt (TIFF, Berlinale 2019), Strike a Pose (Berlinale 2016, HotDocs), Death of a Shadow (Oscar nomination best short film 2013, European Film Award 2013). Serendipity Films is a member of The European Film Academy, EAVE and Flanders Doc.


Projects in development

Fantastique by Marjolijn Prins, Co-director David Dhert (hybrid documentary feature)

A Guide To Burn Another Human by José Permar (documentary feature)

Cherry Trees on Fire by Bakar Cherkezishvili (documentary feature)

Island of the Color Blind by Sanne De Wilde (documentary feature)


Projects in production

Rashid by Daniel Granados (short)

Amal by Jawad Rhalib (feature) [as co-producer]


Projects in post-production

Under the Naked Sky by Lilian Sijbesma (feature) [as co-producer]

Ozogoche by Joe H. Silva (documentary feature) [as co-producer]


Released films

Dark Rider by Eva Küpper (documentary feature)

Howling by Laura Van Haecke (short)

Los Veo by Danial Granados (short)

On Air By Manno Lans (documentary feature)

Retrospekt  (feature) [as co-producer]

Strike a Pose (feature) [as co-producer]

Death of a Shadow by Tom Van Avermaet (short)


Mirna Everhard

Rotterdam Lab

Rotterdam Lab participants 2023

See the names of the emerging producers joining us for the Rotterdam Lab 2023.