Alex de Ronde

Alex de Ronde (1958) was a film critic until 1986, when a became the Head of Programme of the Netherlands Film Festival. In the nineties he also was the editor of a monthly magazine on deafness and sign language. Since 2000 he is the managing and programming director of het Ketelhuis, an Amsterdam based film theatre which focusses on Dutch and European arthouse cinema.
He produced two short films: De reorganisatie van de afdeling herhuisvesting Franeker
(2006, directed by Eddy Terstall & Hans Teeuwen) and Peptalk (2014, directed by Joppe van Hulzen). Deaf Child marks his debut as a documentary director.