Dutch Directors Guild Awards

March 10, 2015VERTOV News

In the cozy Bellevue theatre in Amsterdam, the Dutch Directors Guild (DDG) celebrated its annual DDG award ceremony, honoring some of the best directors of 2014. Since 2007, the DDG organizes this ceremony to put the spotlight on directors. VERTOV’s creative director, Martijn Winkler, is president of the DDG and referred in his opening speech to the … Read More

Martijn Winkler hosting IDFA Industry Talk

November 20, 2014VERTOV News

On November 24th, Vertov’s creative director Martijn Winkler will be moderating the Industry Talk ‘Short Cuts to the Future’ at  the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA). Accompanied by  industry insiders, the uprise of new media, the changing old media and the new options for content creators are just a fraction of what will be … Read More

Safari Gone Wrong

November 18, 2014VERTOV News

So here’s a little prank we pulled on some unsuspecting prize winners: we led them in a limousine (how fancy!) and drove into the middle of Beekse Bergen Safari Zoo, where we unleashed some wild animals… or did we?

Amazing surprise for these inner city kids!

November 5, 2014VERTOV News

Research shows that Dutch children don’t get enough exercise, either because they don’t want to or because they don’t have any options in their environment. We decided to surprise the inner city kids of Kanaleneiland Utrecht and give them an exciting day of outdoor sports, right in their neighbourhood! The dull apartment building they live in, … Read More

NFF Game Sessions

September 26, 2014VERTOV News

What is NNF? On a yearly basis the Dutch Film Festival (NFF) represents the interests of the Dutch film and culture by putting it into attention in a appealing way. Films from short to long, from arthouse to mainstream, from analog to digital. Feature films, documentaries, animations, short films, television dramas and events for young … Read More

Help us support BeterThuis, the marketplace for elderly care

September 10, 2014VERTOV News

BeterThuis (BetterHome) is a socially driven initiative by Kiki Hirschfeldt and Gervaise Coebergh, who have both earned their spurs in the communications industry. BeterThuis is a response to the changing society: on one hand the traditional care is withering away, on the other hand today’s elderly people have different wishes than before. They want to direct their own lives and be … Read More

VERTOV and Coebergh win GOLD SABRE Award

May 21, 2014VERTOV In the media, VERTOV News

The jury of the EMEA SABRE Awards selected our viral video campaign ‘Laughing Tram Man’ for Rituals Cosmetics as winner of the category Fashion & Beauty. The campaign’s focus was the launch of the new Rituals’ Laughing Buddha collection, which is all about sharing happiness: “When you smile to the world, the world smiles back”. We reinvented this old … Read More

Check out our showreel

April 2, 2014VERTOV News

Check out our new showreel where we show some of our recent stories, collected and edited for your viewing pleasure. Sit back, enjoy and tell us what’s your story?