Before I dedicated myself to film and editing, I studied Cultural Social Education and had a varied working life. After setting up the International Film Festival Curacao IDFA as a graduation project I worked as a theatre producer for Toneelgroep Amsterdam, The Rozentheater and Jeugdtheater Zuidoost among others and operated as a stagehand in Theatre Carré Amsterdam. In addition I had a career as a sailor on a Frisian sailing ship for many years.
After this working period I followed several courses in editing (Avid & Premiere Pro), camera, directing, film theory and photography. At the moment I work as a content and technical editor and accomplish the post-production process for documentaries, short films, showcases, corporate films and commercials.
Independently or in teamwork with my ‘partner in crime’ cameraman/editor Alexander Koning and/or with full service production company Deep Thought Productions. On location or on my own Adobe Premiere Pro or Avid edit set in an atmospheric edit room.
“I love the creative power of imagery. The edit room and photography makes it possible for me to play with choices about reality and deception. And with each cut I try to learn more about cutting for impact. I created ‘Made You Look’ so I can carry out daily what I like most: discover storylines in raw material and transform them into visual language.”