Born and raised in The Netherlands; Juriaan Booij has been working as a filmmaker in London for the past seven years.
After graduating in Graphic and Typographic Design from the Royal Academy of Art, he completed his first documentary, King Tide, depicting the remote Pacific island of Tuvalu, destined to be devoured by water. The following year he honed his craft as a filmmaker at the Royal College of Art, developing a strong and distinctive aesthetic.
His educational background served as a valuable launching pad into his fledgling career as a director today. His interest in the arts combined with the craftsmanship of design has produced an inspiring body of work.
Recently, Juriaan has been conceptualizing, writing and directing commercials, content, music videos, mini-docs and short films for clients such as Volvo, Heineken, Nissan, BMWi, Onitsuka Tiger, Baileys, Burberry, The V&A Museum and the Design Museum.