Education


Het Colofon, Amsterdam: Course in Scriptwriting with Willem Capteyn,
1992/Certificate

Dutch Film and Television Academy, Amsterdam: Directing/Script. Coach: Wim van de Velde. 1980-1984 /MFA

Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam: Visual Communication, with Jan van Keulen. 1977-1978/ BA


Projects : check my Linkedin Profile for more information

2017 Short film on Eric & Mart about a good life with dementia (co-directed by Laura Vermeulen, produced by Tao Of Care)

2016 Video Correspondent for
Dementieverhalenbank

2014 Direction, camera, and editing of
a short film about the ‘Odensehuis’, a centre for people with dementia, and their loved ones.

2011-2019
In preparation: publication of the diary of Dutch pianist/composer
Johannes Röntgen, written in 1920 during his tour through the former East Indies
Communication advice and project support for
Odense Huis, Amsterdam and Landelijk Platform Odensehuizen Nederland

2011-2014
Script for performance "The Black Deep", with
Irene Schaltegger
Several assignments in the field of photography.

2010 PR advice for
visual artist Ma Hui

2008-2010 Transformation of the social networking website
Buurtportal De Pijp, Amsterdam into Buurtportal Amsterdam Oud Zuid. An assignment of Combiwel Amsterdam, and partners.

2007 Camera and editing for two short films based on a script by Sandra Blok/ZODRA, and directed by Jan Rauh, on moving towards a paperless office in a large government organisation.

2004-2007 Consultancy in the field of external communication, for a medium-size housing trust, Amsterdam.

2004 Represented trade delegations from China for ConNed Express VOF and the EuSino Foundation.

2003 Concept of the exhibition "Rivers Of China". Development and fund scouting in preparation, in association with Edna Villalpando.

2003-2007 Mac support (training/coaching and system maintenance) for several small entrepreneurs in the cultural and audiovisual field.

2000-2005 Office Manager for New Retief foundation, in care of the renovation of eight buildings in Retiefstraat, Amsterdam.

2000 Coordination of funding prospects and representation of an exhibition concept for lighting design, an initiative of Niko van der Klugt and Isabel Nielen. Project manager and concept handling of website Obstacle Men, for director/photographer Dan Blokker researching a documentary about disabled people in Japan.

1997 Grip Workshop initiated at the Dutch Film and TV Academy, Amsterdam. International exhibition "Manifesta 1", Rotterdam: several recommendations to the first edition.

1994 Research for the radio programme "New Monday", about contemporary music from China. Client: VPRO, Hilversum.

1992-2005 Office Manager for Key-Grip Andy Dorwart.

1992-2007 Representation and sales support for photographer Owen Franken. Publications in the illustrated magazines Allerhande and Wining & Dining, Holland Herald and Allerhande cooking books series.

1983-2019 Representation and sales support for musician & composer Daniel Schell. European opera project and concerts. Client: Clic Music S.C., Brussels (B).

Activities

2004 Co-founder of the "Gingko ensemble" with pianist/composer Eline Noorman. Concert in Karnatic Lab/The Badcuyp, Amsterdam.

2003 Composition “Willows” with Michiel Hofmans for the website of Dela Funeral Compass.

1999 “Hidden Persuaders”, two evening shows with the "Apes Of God" ensemble in the Plein Theatre in Amsterdam. Music with poetry, variable image progression and mime (Irene Schaltegger). Concept and implementation with Michiel Hofmans.

1996 Concert with "Apes Of God" in Werkhof, Hagen (D), as part of the cultural exchange project Dialogue Culture NRW-NL.

1995 Concert with the "Apes Of God " at New Vide, Haarlem.

1995 Cover photograph for the crime novel "Nothing Ever Happens Here" by Ton van Dijk, cover design and typography by Ron van Roon, published by Nijgh & Van Ditmar.

1994 Production manager for "Between Here And Elsewhere" a performance by Jan Taks, Irene Schaltegger, and Floris Brasser, produced by foundation Zinnober, Amsterdam.

1994 Co-organizer/curator of group exhibition Ex-Inferno of multidisciplinary art (13 participants). Location: Blair Gallery, Amsterdam.
Production manager for "Walibi Flevo" and "AVVL", two TV commercials produced by Sam Tjioe Film, Amsterdam.
Co-founder of the music ensemble "Apes Of God" with Michiel Hofmans.

1993 Writer for the monthly “Podium”, about stage technique and theatre management. Publisher: Brinkman Association, Nijmegen.
Writer for AV-Magazine, illustrated monthly for video and movie professionals. Publisher: Brinkman, Nijmegen.

1989 Music design for the documentary "Les Gratte-Fonds". Client: Bernd Wouthuysen, Claude Roullot/direction & camera. Format: BVU. Duration: 45 minutes. Producer: Agence Images et Mer, Loriant. Collection: Musée de la Mer, Loriant (F).

1987 Direction/script/camera/editing of the promotion film "Montessori Moments". Format: U-Matic. Length: 28 minutes. Client: Montessori Lyceum, Amsterdam.

1985 Direction and editing of the film Swaying Steel: Ariel Meetings, with Barbara van Loon. Length: 15 minutes. Format: Betacam. Collection: MonteVideo-Time Based Arts, Amsterdam; Historical Museum, Amsterdam; City Museum, Gouda. Screening of this film as part of the presentation of Van Rooy Gallery at KunstRai, Amsterdam.

1984 Directing/script/editing of (graduation) film "Symphonical Indiscretions". Format: BCN-B, colour. Music: Martijn Padding. Collection: MonteVideo-Time Based Arts, Amsterdam.
Swaying Steel: Ariel Meetings, exhibition of artworks and video pictures, with Barbara van Loon, base don a choreography for construction cranes building the Muziektheater/City-Hall: Van Rooy Gallery, Amsterdam.

1983 Directing and scripting the film "Neither Could Say". Format: 16mm, colour, optical sound. Duration: 13 minutes. Collection: NFTVA, Amsterdam. Organisation of multi-media centre the "Expo Kino Lava" in Amsterdam, with expressive artists Suzanne Oxenaar, David Veldhoen and Jean-Paul Michel.

1983 Event "Festival Of The Unknown Film", with works by 21 contemporary artists. Orion wind-harps project, musical performance with David Veldhoen. Locations: Theatre Festival Carte Blanche, Amersfoort. Opening act for the exhibition "Imaginary Islands", Lijnbaan Centre, Rotterdam. Radio-broadcast: VPRO, from Gallery Aorta, Amsterdam. Broadcasting (live): The Holland Festival: "Attacks of Extremes", from Theatre Carré, Amsterdam. Broadcast by VPRO TV.

1983 Music design for The Annual News Show on television "NOS-Jaaroverzicht". Duration: 81 minutes. Client: NOS-Journaal. Producer for Wim Mertens/Soft Verdict, for the composition "Maximizing The Audience”.

1982 Concert series in cooperation with STEIM of the collective “Ruimte”. Venues: Aorta, Amsterdam; STEIM, Amsterdam; The IJsbreker, Amsterdam. Concert series with the trio The Violent Femmes in the US (Milwaukee, Madison, Saint Paul), on their debut tour. Radio-recording (KRO Rock Temple broadcast) and concert series with Neneh Cherry and Rip Rig & Panic. Venues: Vredenburg, Utrecht; Paradiso, Amsterdam.

1981 Concert series with the saxophone quartet "Nieuw Rotterdams Peil" and guests. Radio-recordings: Saxophone Festival, Vredenburg, Utrecht (NOS); VARA-Studio 4, Hilversum (producer: Aad Bos). Venues: ‘t Hoogt, Utrecht; Bim-Huis, Amsterdam; Jazz Bunker, Rotterdam; O42, Nijmegen; Café De Spaan, Zutphen.

1979 Concert series with the combination The Popgroup & The Slits. Venues: Paradiso, De Melkweg, Amsterdam.

1978 Assistant to industrial photographer Gerhard Jaeger in Amsterdam. Clients: Strukton, Dutch Railways.

1977 Photographs for the jubilee edition "Momentopname", commissioned by the Montessori Lyceum, Amsterdam. In association with Annaleen Louwes, Sebastiaan Gottlieb, Hugo Lammertse, Arjan & Maarten Helle, Peter Gramberg. Editors: Hans Vermaas and Bob Krone.