Meet the team

Holland Hollywood Connection consists of experienced, well connected professionals that know what it takes to help you grow your presence in Los Angeles.


Marieke Oudejans


Marieke is a tv/film producer with a broad international network of clients. She has produced numerous tv series and segments for clients such as SBS, RTL, BNN, VPRO and Warner Bros. International, as well as feature and documentary shoots for major European production companies. With her company Mphasis Productions, she develops her own projects focusing on socially conscious themes. As an experienced entertainment consultant and journalist, Marieke can be found moderating events, writing for magazines, or reporting on Dutch radio. Marieke holds an MFA from UCLA’s Producers Program and an MA in Political Science (University of Amsterdam). Deeply committed to promoting and facilitating creative exchange between the Netherlands and the USA, Marieke is proud to co-chair the HHC, which she co-founded with the Dutch Consulate.


Henriette Straasheijm

Communication Director

Graduated from the University of Amsterdam, worked as a project coordinator and a communication advisor for the Immigration Service in The Netherlands. After moving to Los Angeles she started volunteering for a dog rescue organization. Her passion for film drew her to the Holland Hollywood Connection, making it her goal to help the aspiring Dutch talent to connect with the Hollywood establishment.


Natasja Fedun


Natasja was born in The Netherlands, and has academic roots in Archaeology and Communication Management. Over the past few years she’s been at Corrino Media Group, handling financial communications on behalf of the company within Europe and the US. She’s the liaison for brands, vendors, artists and agencies.

Natasja is currently working out of Corrino Media Group’s Los Angeles office, splitting her time with the Holland Hollywood Connection in order to add her skillset to the organizations goals and needs.


Hidde de Vries

Social Media Coordinator & Content Creator

Hidde is a film, social media and marketing professional with creative vision and the unique ability to bring concepts to reality. Expert in Media and Entertainment Management with a passion for turning the best ideas into films, advertisements and marketing campaigns. He graduated from UCLA (Directing for Television and Film), Interned for Academy Award-winning director Robert Zemeckis and winner of the Kurnitz Screenwriting Award and Panavision New Filmmaker Program. He currently runs his own media production company Orange Popcorn Media.

Carla Lekkerkerker

Event Planning & Content Creator


Carla graduated from Utrecht University before moving to Barcelona to get her theatre degree. Here she worked as an actress and producer, one of her short films went on to win the 48 Hour Film Festival in Barcelona. Here she also started La Folie Mondaine, an international platform for artist to meet, perform and collaborate with shows in Barcelona, Amsterdam and Los Angeles. For Holland Hollywood Connection she is responsible for the creative process of event planning.

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