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Bart Timmer

During his studies at the Film Academy in Holland, Bart Timmer started working as a video assistant to Thed Lenssen. From moving cables, working as a production assistant and doing video assist, he quickly started to direct commercials.

Known for his storytelling, Bart Timmer’s biggest strengths are his extreme attention to detail, his impeccable timing and his dry sense of humour. This, combined with excellent casting and his talent for directing actors, makes him one of Europe’s most sought-after directors. 

SHOTS magazine listed Bart as one of the Top 10 directors worldwide. He has shot award-winning commercials for Heineken, Centraal Beheer, Amstel and Volkswagen. His work has been awarded on almost every important festival worldwide including Cannes Lions, Eurobest, D&AD, Epica Awards, Effie, The One Show and many more.

Most recently, Bart won gold for his VW Golf Metalheads at the Spotlight Festival in 2019, Bronze at the ADC Germany and the Second Price Award at the New York Festival.

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