Multi-award winning Willem Gerritsen was born in The Hague and started his career whilst studying philosophy at the University of Amsterdam. He began filming during his studies and without any formal training started creating music videos, corporate films and commercials.
In 2008 Willem won Young Director Award in Cannes for his Pedigree film. In the following years he was rewarded for his work for TomTom and Hi-Tec with two bronze Cannes Lions awards. Over the years Willem garnished multiple awards at the ADC, Epica, D&AD, Eurobest and many more festivals. In 2019, he expanded his creative horizon to create a short fashion film, which was nominated for a Gouden Kalf at the Dutch Film Festival.
From laugh-out-loud funny to picturesque visuals to character storytelling, Willem Gerritsen has all his bases covered. An all-round visual storyteller with a passionate love for film.