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Jan-Willem Bult, video-producer, Amsterdam
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About Jan-Willem Bult

International Film & TV maker/Lecturer; Head of TV channels
Created and produced over 125 films, programs and series for KRO Netherlands Public Broadcasting and worked in about 70 countries worldwide.
Awarded as a director, as a writer and as a producer.

Known for

Movies in other capacities

2020Prix Jeunesse International 2020 - OnlineTV-Event, BR [de]Jan-Willem BultBR Bayerischer Rundfunk [de]director


2024Best Experimental Documentary Short | Santa Barbara International Indie Fest 2024
2023Best Experimental Filmmaker | 8 & Halfilm Awards Rome 2023
2023Best Experimental Film | Toronto Indie Filmmakers Festival 2023
2023Best Experimental Film | Venice Fullshot Film Festival 2023
2023Best Poem Short Film | 8 & Halfilm Awards Rome 2023
2022Special Achievement Prize | Prix Jeunesse International 2022
2013Prize of the Children's Jury | Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen 2013
2013Golden Calf Best Short Documentary | Nederlands Film Festival 2013
2012Heart Prize | Prix Jeunesse International 2012
20127-11 Non-Fiction | Prix Jeunesse International 2012
2011Beeld & Geluid Award Youth | Dutch Academy Awards 2011
2009Prize of the Children's Jury | Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen 2009
2009Audiovisual Early Education | NHK Japan Prize 2009
2007UNICEF Prize | NHK Japan Prize 2007
2006UNESCO Special Prize | Prix Jeunesse International 2006
2004Up to 6 Fiction | Prix Jeunesse International 2004
2004Light Entertainment | Prix Jeunesse International 2004
2003The Prix Danube Audiovisual Programmes | Prix Danube 2003
2001The Prix Danube Animated Programme | Prix Danube 2001
20007-11 Non-Fiction - Prix Jeunesse International 2000

Basic data

Experience abroadCentral America: Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Central Europe: Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland
North Africa: Egypt, Tunisia
North America: Canada, Mexico, USA
Northern Europe: Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden
East Africa: Kenya, Uganda
East Asia: Japan, Mongolia
Eastern Europe: Russia, Ukraine
South Africa: Namibia, South Africa
South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay
South Asia: Bangladesh, Nepal
Southern Europe: Italy, Spain, Vatican City
Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand
Southeastern Europe: Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia
West Africa: Ghana
West Asia: Israel, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey
Western Europe: Belgium, England, France, Ireland, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Wales
Central Asia: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan
Special skillsMedia lecturer at universities worldwide
Social media multiplatform @Netherlands1974
Official Royal KNVB licensed football trainer/coach
Elementary school teacher, specialised in sports and audiovisual
Specialisation and experience worldwide in the creation, production, broadcasting of media for preschool, children, youth
Former Head of TV channels
Former President of the EBU Eurovision Children & Youth Experts
Founder and director of Children in the Centre©
Owner and Chief editor WADADA News®
Owner modern art gallery B.Klein | by JWB
Maker podcast Night of the Filmmusic
Own equipmentCanon R 5 C
Edit suite a.o. Da Vinci Resolve, iMovie, CapCut, Final Cut Pro
LicencesBE (car with trailer) [eu]
EducationHBO Higher Professional Education - Bachelor
KNVB Royal Dutch Football Asssociation
EOS Creativity Facilitator
Preferred place of workWorking from Bloemendaal NL and Buenos Aires AR
Availability worldwide
Immediate working areaAmsterdam
2nd residence (if applicable)Buenos Aires
1st residence (federal state or country)Netherlands