Ten Eleven Entertainment

Ten Eleven Entertainment specialises in the creative development and production of largescale TV programmes and events. We know how to translate a good idea into a unique, formatted concept.

We believe that when it comes to the production of concepts, a positive atmosphere behind the scenes is tangible and visible in the final product. At Ten Eleven Entertainment, our approach is always based on the strength of the concept, without compromising on professionalism.

We understand the vital importance of content to marketeers like no other. The strong positioning of brands and the establishment of long-term relationships with consumers through both traditional and new media is what we excel in.

Our work

In recent years, our team has contributed to a long list of TV programmes. That list includes television hits such as ‘Big Brother’, ‘Draadstaal’ ‘Idols’, ‘Ik Hou van Holland‘, ‘Wat vindt Nederland?‘, ‘Echt Waar?!‘, ‘Life4You‘ en ‘De Tiende van Tijl‘, ’Naar bed Met Irene‘ en ‘Shownieuws’.

Commissioned by the Stichting voor Collectieve Propaganda van het Nederlandse Boek, in 2017 – 2020 Ten Eleven Entertainment produced het Boekenbal, the traditional opening ball that takes place on the night preceding de Boekenweek, annually organised by the CPNB.

From 2013 up to 2017 we produced the award and registry of de tv-beelden, the Dutch television industry prize – the little brother of the American Emmy Awards so to speak – which allows producers and developers in the industry to honour one another’s work each year.


Gijs van Dam is an experienced and well-known media entrepreneur who contributed to the greatest television hits in the Netherlands such as ‘Big Brother’ and ‘Idols’ as executive producer. His strength lies in the unification professionalism and creativity as well as in perseverance, not resting before the ultimate result has been obtained.

In the years 2008 until 2010, he was responsible for the creative directorate of John de Mol’s Talpa Producties. As creative director, he was involved from the outset and produced a large variety of television programmes including ‘Ik Hou van Holland’, the big Saturday night hit of which the broadcasting rights were sold worldwide.

Van Dam started his career with public broadcaster KRO in 1997 on ‘De Breakfastclub’ on Radio 3FM and current affairs magazine ‘Netwerk’. In 2001, he switched to RTL and since then he mainly worked on programmes for commercial television. Gijs has been the owner and director of Ten Eleven Entertainment since 2010.


Ten Eleven Entertainment

Address: Sumatrakade 1099
1019 RE Amsterdam
Phone: 020 – 427 94 23
Mailing address: P.O.Box 16721
1001 RE Amsterdam