Martijn Winkler

Martijn Winkler (1978) is a writer, director and producer, working at the intersection of online, cross media and linear audiovisual storytelling since 2003. International and award winning productions – including two Rose d’Ors, an Emmy, and a Webby -, often with an innovative DNA and aiming directly for societal impact. His groundbreaking drama series SWIPE (2018) focused on the influence of mobile phones on our daily lives and continues to drive critical conversations about the true ownership of our devices. His last series Heat (2021), a climate change thriller, sparked a national debate about our lack of preparedness for the warming of our planet. His upcoming feature film Headliner is a psychological thriller that investigates how visual representation across the online world is hijacking our perception of reality and identity.

Martijn is former chairman and current board member of the Dutch Directors Guild, board member of FERA (European Screen Directors), member of EFA and on the Advisory Board of the VU University Amsterdam, department of Arts and Cultural Sciences. He is also co-founder and creative director of production company VERTOV in Amsterdam.

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