#1: From interview [2008]

#2: 2002

 

   


BERT POT   NSC

 

Born: 8 November 1967, ?, Netherlands.

Education: MTS voor Fotografie en Fotonica, The Hague [1986-90]; Nederlandse Film en Televisie Academie [NFTA], Amsterdam [1990-94].

Career: Ph commercials dir by Jaap van Eyck, Mark de Cloe, Joram Lursen, Dana Nechushtan [for Iglo], Eddy Terstall [for Liga], Marcel Visbeen [for Rabobank], Wouter Stoter, a.o. Ph music videos dir by Lisselot Dullemond, Edu Calicher, Jaier Weissman ['ZoefZoef', 1997; a: Bagger], a.o.

Is camera coach at the NFTA, Amsterdam [e.g. 'Chalk', 2001, d: Diederik van Rooijen; ph: Bart Westerlaken; s35/c; short/12m]. Member of the NSC since 1999.

Awards: Nederlands FF 'Gouden Kalf' Beste Camera [2003] for 'Phileine zegt sorry'; Nederlands FF 'Gouden Kalf' Beste Camera nom [2004] for 'Verborgen gebreken'.

Website: Bert Pot


 

 FILMS AT THE NFTA

1993

Sneeuwval [Beer Boneschansker] 16mm/c; short/20m

1993

De hoer van Babylon [Dana Nechushtan] c; short/16m

1994

Djinn [Dana Nechushtan] 16mm-35bu/c; short/24m

1994

The Milky Way [Ellen Verhoeff] 16mm/c; short/29m

 

 FILMS

1995

Darkling [Pieter Kuijpers] us/c; short/16m

1995

Zusje/Little Sister [Robert Jan Westdijk] BetaSP-to-35mm/c; + small part

1996

Red Rain [Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.] 16mm-35bu/b&w; short/14m; ep series 'Cine 100'

1996

Partners [Elsbeth Dijkstra] DigiBeta/b&w; comm short/10m

1996

Reflecment/Ouija [Dennis Bots] us/c; short/9m

1996

Ocobar's American Bioscope: 1. Faith [Bert Pot & Marcel Visbeen] 16mm/b&w; exp short/9m; 2uc: Mick van Rossum; premiered in 2010

1997

Siberia [Robert Jan Westdijk] b&w-c

1997

Elvis Lives! [Marcel Visbeen] 16mm/c; short/9m

1998

Golden Earring: Don't Stop the Show [Rogier van der Ploeg] c; doc/108m; cph: Menno Westendorp, Peter Mariouw Smit, a.o.

1999

Total Loss [Dana Nechushtan] s16-35bu/c

1999

The Tech-Files/The Tech-Files: File 0001 - Technofear [Marcel Visbeen] 16mm/c; information/20m

2000

Het/It [Simone van Dusseldorp] c; short/3m

2001

Zus & Zo/Hotel Paraiso [Paula van der Oest] s35/c

2002

Van God los/Godforsaken!/Stir Crazy [Pieter Kuijpers] s16-35bu/c

2002

Van later zorg [Paula van der Oest] b&w-c/DVD; corporate short/?m; for PGGM

2002

Afrekenen/Setting Accounts [Marcel Visbeen] 16mm/c; short/6m; served as pilot for (unrealized) feature film

2003

Phileine zegt sorry/Phileine Says Sorry [Robert Jan Westdijk] c; 2nd cam: Mick van Rossum

2003

Vlucht der Verbeelding/Flight of the Imagination [Boris Paval Conen] DigiBeta/c; short/15m; prod Nederlands Film Festival

2004

Verborgen gebreken/Hidden Flaws [Paula van der Oest] s35/c

2005

De griezelbus [Pieter Kuijpers] s35/c

2005

Sportman van de eeuw/Sportman fan 'e ieu/Sportsman of the Century [Mischa Alexander] c; 2nd doph: Mick van Rossum; aph: Eric Halberstadt; filmed November 2004 & June 2005

2005

Nachtrit/Nightrun [Dana Nechushtan] s35/c

2006

Dennis P. [Pieter Kuijpers] 16mm-35bu/c

2006

Kicks [Albert ter Heerdt] s35/c

2007

Dunya & Desie [Dana Nechushtan] c

2007

TBS/Nothing to Lose [Pieter Kuijpers] 16mm-35bu/c

2009

BardSongs [seg #2 (25m) 'The Plastic Collector/De plasticverzamelaar' dir by Sander Francken] s16/c; 3 seg (#1 'Knowledge for Life/Kennis voor het leven' ph by Melle van Essen & #3 'Father, Daughter & Dzo/Vader, Dochter & Dzo' ph by Sal Kroonenberg); also 3-part tv-series

 

[Right] - "De leugen" - photo by Bas Losekoot

 

2009

De leugen/The Lie [Robert Oey] s16+35mm-to-35mm/c; doc/90m

2009

De gelukkige huisvrouw/The Happy Housewife [Antoinette Beumer] RED-to-35mm/c

2010

Hyperscape [Wilko Bello] RED+HD (Canon EOS 1D)/c; dance short/8m; ep 4-part series 'Point Taken'

2010

Tony 10 [Mischa Kamp] s35-to-35mm/c

2011

Allez, Eddy! [Gert Embrechts] HD (ARRI ALEXA/Elite Scope)-to-35mm scope (+ D-Cinema)/c

2012

Damsko [Pollo de Pimentel] HD/c; teaser for feature film project/18m; in development since 2008

2012

Hemel op aarde [Pieter Kuijpers] HD (ARRI ALEXA)/c

2013

Sad Singalongs [Dana Nechushtan] RED Epic/c; mus short/16m; 2uc: Jan Moeskops (as Jan Moeskoop); based on 4 songs ('Birds', 'KIll', 'The Good Life' & 'Pretending') by Dutch singer Anouk

2014

Bloed, zweet en tranen [Diederick Koopal] HD (Sony F55/Master Scope)/c

2015

Riphagen [Pieter Kuijpers] HD (Sony F55)/c; also 3-part tv-miniseries (2017)

2016

Soof 2 [Esmé Lammers] HD (ARRI ALEXA XT/Master Scope)/c

 

 TELEVISION

1996

Ju Ju [Otakar Votocek] tvm/53m/16mm

1996

Hollandse held [Robert Jan Westdijk] tvm/29m/16mm; ep #1 of 1st series 'Novellen' (8 ep)

1997

Het labyrint [ep #7-8 dir by Dana Nechushtan] 13-part series/16mm, 1997-98

1998

Ivoren wachters/Ivory Guardians [Dana Nechushtan] tvm/16mm; uwph: Jan Wich

1998

Tussen de bomen [Robert Jan Westdijk] tvm/21m/16mm; ep #1 of 2nd series 'Novellen', 1998-99

1998

Dag Nacht Duister/De nacht, de dag en het duister [Dana Nechushtan] tvm/30m/16mm

1998

Havenblues [Marcel Visbeen] tvm/12m/16mm; re-edited in 1999 (9m); ep 4-part series 'Sync'

1998

Wan Aisa [Karina Meeuwse] tvm/11m; cph: Daniël Gallenkamp; ep 4-part series 'Sync'

1998

Celluloid Blues [Jurriën Rood] tvm/51m/16mm

1998

Dans, kreng! [Gerardjan Rijnders] dance film/10m/16mm; ep series 'Dans op 3'

1999

Benidorm [Jaap van Eyck] tvm/36m/16mm+v-to-v; ep VPRO-tv series 'Lolamoviola'

1999

Mermaid [Colette Bothof] dance film/10m/16mm; seg series 'Pitch'

1999

Sportpaleis de Jong [seg (4m) 'Kampioen van de wanhoop' dir by Marcel Visbeen] film seg in ep broadcast 5 November; sports magazine, 1997-2000 & 2003; for VPRO-tv

2000

Wilhelmina [- Je maintiendrai] [Olga Madsen] 4-part miniseries, 2001

2000

Goede daden bij daglicht [ep 'Blind' dir by Johan Timmers] series, 1996-2001; 4th series/DigiBeta, 2000 (6 ep); other ph: Ton Peters

2001

Blackout [Marcel Visbeen] tvm/26m/16mm; ep 3rd series 'Novellen'

2001

De blauwe roos [Arno Dierickx] tvm/25m/16mm; ep 3rd series 'Novellen'

2001

Geheime opdrachten [ep (7m) 'Onderzoek' dir by Simone van Dusseldorp] 6-part series/16mm

2001

Goede daden bij daglicht [ep 'De fan' dir by Marcel Visbeen] 5th series/DigiBeta, 2001 (6 ep); other ph: Mick van Rossum, Joost van Herwijnen & Daniël Gallenkamp; see 2000

2001

Mis [Gwen Eckhaus] tvm/11m/16mm; ep #8 NPS-tv series 'Kort!' (1st series, 2002 - 9 ep)

2002

Dunya & Desie [Dana Nechushtan] 19-part series/16mm, 2002-04; 1st season (7 ep)

2002

Loverboy [Lodewijk Crijns] scheduled as doph, but replaced by Mick van Rossum

2003

Dunya & Desie [ep #1 'Valentijn', #4 'Marken-Marrakech', #5 'Boze oog' (2uc) & #6 'Blinde liefde' dir by Dana Nechushtan] 2nd season (6 ep); other ph: Mick van Rossum (3 ep); see 2002

2003

Dwaalgast [Colette Bothof] tvm/50m/16mm; ep 9-part series 'Enneagram'

2003

Stop! [Mathijs Geijskes] tvm/7m/16mm; ep #5 NPS-tv series 'Kort!' (3rd series, 2004 - 10 ep)

2003

Vrijdag de 14de [ep (25m/DigiBeta) 'Wake-up Call' dir by Mark de Cloe] 5-part series; other ph: Thomas Kist

2004

Dunya & Desie [Dana Nechushtan] 3rd season (6 ep); see 2002

2004

Staatsgevaarlijk [- Liefde is niet langer onschuldig]/Public Enemy [Marcel Visbeen] tvm/16mm; addph: Wouter Suyderhoud & Rob Hodselmans

2004

Off Screen [Pieter Kuijpers] tvm/16mm-35bu; also shown theatrically

2005

Allerzielen - Verhalen aan de rand van de moord/All Souls [seg 'Stabat Mater' dir by Rob Schröder] tvm/b&w-c; 17 seg; also in theatres

2006

Landje [Danyael Sugawara] tvm/50m; announced as doph, but film was ph by Richard van Oosterhout

 

[Left] with dir Dana Nechushtan - "Annie M.G."

 

2008

Annie M.G. [Dana Nechushtan] 7-part miniseries/b&w-c/16mm; c.op 2u: Joost van Herwijnen & Mick van Rossum

2009

Lost in Music - 125 jaar Conservatorium van Amsterdam [Jaap Van Eyck] doc/45m/HD; cph: Dirk-Jan Kerkkamp; ep series 'NPS Podium' (2010)

2010

De sterkste man van Nederland [Mark de Cloe] tvm/RED; 2uc: Mark de Blok

2010

life is beautiful [1 ep (4m/Canon EOS 1D) dir by Mark de Cloe] 30-part series of short films & doc's; other ph: Sal Kroonenberg, Pim Hawinkels & Jaap Veldhoen; for HUMAN-tv

2011

Van God los [ep #2 'Wiet' dir by Pieter Kuijpers, #3 'Onder dwang' dir by Lourens Blok & #6 'Masterplan' dir by Thomas Korthals Altes] series, 2011-13 & 2016; 1st season/HD (Panasonic AG-AF101), 2011 (9 ep); other ph: Mick van Rossum (#1, #4 & #7-8), Rolf Dekens (#5) & Jasper Wolf (#9); for BNN-tv

2012

Van God los [ep #12 'Bitch Fight' dir by Mischa Kamp, #14 'Kat in het nauw' dir by Erik de Bruyn & #16 'Zwarte dagen' dir by André van Duren] 2nd season/HD (Sony PMW-F3), 2012 (10 ep); other ph: Jan Moeskops (#10, #17 & #19), Mick van Rossum (#11 & #13) & Jasper Wolf (#15 & #18); see 2011

2012

Zusjes [ep #1-5 dir by Dana Nechushtan (dir: #1-3; co-dir: #4-5) & Thomas Korthals Altes (co-dir: #4-5)] 9-part series/HD (Sony PMW-F3), 2013; cph: Marc de Meijer (#4-5) & Uwe Kuipers (#4); other ph: Marc de Meijer (#6) & Maarten van Rossem (#6-9); for NTR-tv

2013

Van God los [ep #24 'Gran Canaria' dir by Jonathan Herman] 3rd season/HD, 2013 (6 ep); other ph: Jasper Wolf, Jan Moeskops, Coen Stroeve & Menno Westendorp; see 2011

2013

Hollands Hoop [Dana Nechushtan] series, 2014 & 2017; 1st season/HD (Sony F55), 2014 (8 ep)

2014

Vrolijke Kerst [Anna van der Heide] 20-part (x 10m) series/HD, 2014; for VPRO-tv

2015

Trollie [Gert Embrechts] 10-part series/HD (Sony F55); for Ketnet-tv

2016

Gamechanger [Christian van Duuren] tvm/HD (scope)/11m; ep NTR-tv series 'Kort!' (16th series, 2016 - 11 ep)

2017

Hollands Hoop [Dana Nechushtan] 2nd season, 2017 (8 ep); see 2013

 

 FILMS AS CAMERA ASSISTANT

1994

Sirko [Ineke Smits; short] co-c.asst; ph: Mark Partridge