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#Bolder75

I can’t tell you how much fun I had, yesterday evening. I had the opportunity to direct Bolder75, the talkshow event of VBG Bethel, Drachten. The event was hosted by Renze Klamer and included a interviews of Fajah Lourens, Foppe de Haan, Jan Slagter…

Long-eared owl

“There’s an owl sitting in a tree next to the window.” Sounds like the beginning of a bad joke? Well, actually it’s not. There really is an owl sitting in a tree next to the window. And this photo proofs it……

Barack Obama’s motorcade

Exactly four years ago, on January 17th 2009, I was in Washington DC. It’s three days before the inauguration of the 44th President of the United States takes place. An event I was looking forward to for a very long…

Bolder 75

Last year, I had the privilege of being director of talkshow-event Bolder 75. It’s a talkshow-in-a-church (yep, that’s possible), with a live audience of about 1500 people. I never directed anything close to being a talkshow (and the camerateam never…

6 seconds

A while ago, I read an interesting article. I don’t know if it’s true, but I learned that the angle/shot of a typical tv production changes once every six seconds (on average). This includes parts where the cut is really fast…

Start off with a bang

Sometimes, it’s good to start off with a bang… which is exactly what we did a couple of days ago. We started our Christmas Eve specials (four in total) with drums and a spectacular dance. For those interested, compare this…

TV director

Today I was probably closest to ever being a TV director in my life. I got the opportunity to direct Bolder75 with Andries Knevel (host) and four interesting guests (including Boris van der Ham and Henny Huisman). Bolder75 takes place…