a platform for film, video and dance by Hans Beenhakker

_BIOGRAPHY


Hans Beenhakker (b.1964) is a graduate from the Rotterdam Dance Academy.(HBO-BA modern & classical dancer)

Present
Works as commercial/industrial and movies choreographer.
He regularly assists on the sets of Dutch films.

2014
Director of Project Development for USA choreographer Trajal Harrell


2007
His short movie 'Shake Off' sells to broadcasters worldwide.

2003-2005
The initiator and founder of Cinedans (Annual Dance Film Festival Amsterdam)

2002
Jury Winner (1st prize) at the 30th annual Dance on Camera festival NYC 2002, for his short film ‘Wiped’.

1984-2000
International concert dancer. (including starring roles at Pina Bausch Tanzteater Wuppertal from 1992-1996 and soloist for composer Philip Glass 1997)

_AWARDS
2007 Golden Leo Award Best Artist Performance for Shake Off at 3rd Golden Lion Festival, Swasiland
2007 nomination Best Film Debut, 27nd Nederlands Film Festival-Utrecht
2002 1st prize 30th Dance on Camera Festival-New York City
2001 nomination Deutsche Video Tanz Preis-Köln

_COMMERCIAL WORK
Hans Beenhakker has danced and choreographed extensively for industrial sale and fashion shows, commercials, film and television since 1984. Including choreographies for major brands like Bosch, Wälzhölz/Volkswagen, Voith, SEW, H&M, Hönkemuller, Fraunhofer Institute, Hugo Boss.
> some impressions

Movies:
Bankier van het Verzet (choreographer)
Hotel de grote L (choreographer)
De Ontnapping (choreographer)
Alles is Familie (2nd2ndAD)
Dolfje Weerwolfje (2nd2ndAD)
Black Out (choreographer)
Mijn Opa de Bankrover (choreographer)
Mees Kees (2nd2ndAD)
Hoe Overleef ik Mijzelf (2nd2ndAD)
Ja Zuster Nee Zuster (dancer)

Television:
Gebak van Krul (choreographer)
Ollie Hartmoed en het gordijnpaleis (2nd2ndAD)
Joop den Uyl (2nd2ndAD)
Van God Los II (2ndAD)
Annie MG Schmidt (2nd2ndAD)
Hoe overleef ik Mezelf (2nd2ndAD)

Hans Beenhakker is recipient of numerous grants and scholarships from Nederlands Filmfonds, ThuisKopie Fonds, Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst, VSB Fonds, Scholingsfonds, Fonds voor de Podiumkunsten.

_FILMOGRAPHY


2007 Shake Off | HDcam | 35 mm, DigiBeta, Beta SP

2004 No Waiting on an Angel | 16 mm | DigiBeta, BetaSP

2003 Zweiheit | DVcam | DVcam

2001 Wiped | DVcam | 35 mm, Digibeta, Beta SP

2001 Come to Tandem | 16 mm | Beta SP


_VIDEO INSTALLATIONS

2007 Move
Shake Off (installation version) | flat screen

2006 Workerscrown
Breeze

2004 Time Steps | flat screen

2001 Holland Dance Festival Faces | flat screen




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