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
We are very proud to be nominated among 29 young innovative and creative agencies for best newcomer in the SAN category New Kids On The Block. Truly a great acknowledgement for our wacky yet effective campaigns and, yes, bloody hard work these couple of years! But we are not there yet, we need your help … Read More
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
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?
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
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
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
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
Photo by JOHN STANMEYER Such a beautiful image. Could this be a group of people taking a selfie? Of perhaps a picture of the moon? Not quite. African migrants on the shore of Djibouti city at night, raising their phones in an attempt to capture an inexpensive signal from neighboring Somalia—a tenuous link to relatives abroad. … Read More
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