Bram Schouw



Bram Schouw was born on 1979 in The Hague, The Netherlands. After graduating high school he traveled from Panama to Mexico, armed with the old Minolta camera of his father and a simple notebook. The pictures and short stories brought him to the Utrecht School of Arts. In July 2005, he graduated with honors in Writing and Directing Cinema. His final short film, Marriage, was the official opening film for the Curta Cinema Rio de Janeiro. It was also shown in festivals such as London Times Film Festival, The Netherlands Film Festival, Short Film Festival Cardiff and Cinema Jakarta. In 2007 he co-directed the play Backspace for the festival Cinema et Justice,
organized by the French Embassy. At the moment Bram Schouw works as a commercial director, represented by Hazazah Film Amsterdam. One of his first projects, the international Dance 4 Life commercial, won the prestigious Award for Best Hiv/Aids Commercial by the European Commission.


  • Child Soldiers (Warchild – commercial, 2007)
  • Dance 4 life (2006)
  • Marriage (2005)

Major awards

Dance 4 Life

  • 2006 Award for Best Hiv/Aids Commercial by European Commission.