Roland Willaert

05.06.1950, Kerkrade ( the Netherlands )

 

1963 – 1964 Evening School Photography K.A.B. Ostend / Belgium without

                  certificate

 

1970 -         Baccalaureat Roeselare Belgium

 

1970 – 1973 Film School R.I.T.C.S Brussels Belgium with degree

 

1973 – 1979 Cameraman V.R.T. Brussels Belgium

 

1979 – 1983 Cameraman WDR Cologne Germany

 

1983 – 1987 D.O.P. Director of Photography Bavaria Studios Munich Germany

 

1987 – 1994 Freelance D.O.P. and Director

 

1992 – 1993 Academic Instructor of Cinematography Filmakademie Baden

                 Wuerttemberg Germany

 

1994 – 2005 Founder and Managing Director of the D&D Film- und

                  Fernsehproduktions GmbH Cologne Germany and

                  the subsidiary companies Memento Film Cologne and

                  Memento Film Berlin and 2MBD Cologne and D&D

                  Platinum Johannesburg South Africa

 

2005 – 2006 Consultant

 

2006 – 2011 Developer, Creator, Founder, Shareholder and

                 C.E.O. of the Entertainment Master Class Berlin Germany

 

Since 2011 : Consultant / Photograph / Artist works and lives in Großenbrode ( Baltic Seaside) and Berlin. 


 

Awards ( extract )

 

1998 : „ Der Dicke und der Belgier“ nomination Rose d'Or Lucerne

           Switzerland for the best comedyserie

 

1998: „ Der Pullover“ nominations Filmfestival in

          Emden / Hamburg / Weiterstadt / München / Oberhausen

          Best German filmlet – Best Hessian filmlet –

          City Web Price Oberhausen all Germany

 

1999 : „ Badesalz: Comedy Stories“ nomination Rose d'Or Lucerne

           Switzerland for the best comedyserie

 

2001 : „ Hessi James“ Animated Filmlet nominated

           for the Academy Award „ Oscar „ Los Angeles USA

 

2003 : „ Der Anwalt und sein Gast“ German Televisionaward

           for the best directing, best camera best music

           and nominated for best cut .

           Golden Nymph Monte Carlo for the best European main Actor

 

2005 : „ Schöne Frauen“ nomination, second price and opening film

           for the best film Filmfestival Emden and nominated in Saarbrücken