Ineke Kanters studied history in Rotterdam. After her college years she worked as a producer for Studio Sport (Dutch public television) and as an Internet editor at the Netherlands Broadcasting Foundation in Hilversum. After this she worked as a fund manager at the Rotterdam Media Fund and as development executive producer at Kasander Film. Since January 2012 she had her own company and worked part time at Waterland Film where she was involved in the development, financing and production of feature films.
In January 2016 she founded The Film Kitchen together with Jan van der Zanden.
Lisette Kelder studied journalism in Utrecht. She worked as (line) producer for over 15 years for film, TV series, commercials and art installations before she joined Circe Films as producer in 2015 and Kaap Holland Film in 2018 where she combined working with both production companies. Her producers credits include a broad range of both arthouse films as mainstream films.
In 2023 Lisette Kelder joined forces with Ineke Kanters at the Film Kitchen and became co-owner.