Christiaan van Leeuwen 

Born in 1990 and based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

Worked in The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, Indonesia, Spain, Ghana

AWARDS 

Winner Special Mention Award 2019 at Camerimage short documentary films competition for ZELF (short) / Carolien van Maaswaal / NFA, 2018 

Winner Cam-a-Lot Camera Prize 2019 at VERS Awards for IK,MOORDENAAR (short) / Kim Kokosky Deforchaux / Fresh for 88, 2019

Nominee Cam-a-Lot Camera Prize 2019 at VERS Awards for MOONRISE CARCOSA (short) / Kevin Tromp / HKU, 2019

Nominee The Mr Zee Award 2020 at Shortcutz Amsterdam for MASKERADE (short) / Kevin Tromp / HKU, 2019

Nominee Emerging Young Cinematographer Award 2020 at IMAGO International Award for Best Cinematography for WHERE THE BIRDS GO (short) / Arjen Schotel / VLA Films, 2018

 

STUDIES

2007-2011 Intermediate Vocational Education Audiovisual Technology  – Media College (MA)

2014 -2018 BA Cinematography – Nederlandse Filmacademie (NFA)

NARRATIVE 

KRAANMAN (short) / Ruben Nijsen / NFA, 2016

KINDEREN VAN MASKEPADE (short) / Marc Wagenaar / NFA 2017

WHERE THE BIRDS GO (short) / Arjen Schotel / VLA Films, 2018

IK,MOORDENAAR (short) / Kim Kokosky Deforchaux / Fresh for 88, 2019

MOONRISE CARCOSA (short) / Kevin Tromp / HKU, 2019

ZONDVLOED (short) / Nils Verkooijen / Blanc Film 

DOCUMENTARY

FIN (short) / Martijn de Vos / NFA, 2016 

MENTIA (short) / Carolien van Maaswaal / NFA, 2017 - Selected for the National competition of the GO SHORT Festival Nijmegen

SPEKLAB (short) / Minou van den Berg / HKU, 2018

ZELF (short) / Carolien van Maaswaal / NFA, 2018 

HET BEEST VAN HARKSTEDE ( Television Series ) / Marc de Leeuw / Vice Studios & Videoland, 2019 

 

COMMERCIAL WORK

For Brands as Conimex, Ben, Knorr, Carpetright, Mona, Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest, Sourcy, Rijksoverheid

MUSIC VIDEO 

 

EXTASE - AKWASI / Florian Joahn / Pristine Fil, 2019

NA WO SE DENG - AKWASI / Florian Joahn / Ahisha Adjoa, 2020

STEW -AKWASI / Florian Joahn / Ahisha Adjoa, 2020

FASHION

4Q510 / Maarten Groen / DPPLR, 2018 

NINAMOUNAH / Florian Joahn / Ninamounah, 2018 

VIDEO ART 

ALL MY CLOTHES / Rick van de Dood, 2016 – Selected for The One Minutes Series September 2017

VALERIUS / Dorian de Rijk / NFA, 2016 - Winner AHK GRADUATION JURY PRIZE 2016, the jury consisted of chairman Maarten Kloos (founder Arcam, member of the AHK Supervisory Board), Xandra Schutte (chief editor of De Groene Amsterdammer), Taco Dibbits (director Rijksmuseum) and Maarten van Boven (general and artistic director Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ).

4Q510 / Maarten Groen / DPPLR & NFA, 2018 

PHOTOGRAPHY

BEAST IN THE JUNGLE / Clara van Gool / Keyfilm, 2017

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