Matthijs Hoitsma (Middelburg, 1981) graduated with honors at the Utrecht School of the Arts. His graduation film VICTOR NOBEL was nominated for a talent & pro award, best student film in 2006 and got selected at multiple festivals.
Since 2009 he has been working at VIACOM International Media Networks as Sr. On-Air Creative, creating 1000+ on air-campaigns, commercials, TV-promos, leaders and image trailers for multiple brands in the international market. (Comedy Central, MTV, Spike & Paramount Channel.)
As a media and communication professional he is skilled in creating strong concepts & scripts.
He is specialized in short form editing and has cut commercials, music videos, trailers, brand videos and more.
Besides this, he has written & directed music video’s & short films. As a musician (guitarist and co-songwriter) he is part of Amsterdam-based rock band The Pheromones, who are working on their 4th studio album. Also he's a guitarist of the new band Peg Whales together with filmmaker Erik de Bruyn.
Some brands & clients he's been working with:
Key recent accomplishments:
World Fighting League Final 16 Campaign (Concept, Script & Creative lead for all On-Air assets)
* Awards: Gold: Promax Global Excellence Awards 2018, Best Live event promo.
* Nominations: 5x Finalist Promax Global Excellence Awards 2018
Comedy Central Norway Launch Campaign (Concept, Scripts, Creative lead and Editing)
* Awards: Silver: Promax Global Excellence Awards 2016, Best Editing (Craft)
* Nominations: 2x Finalist Promax Global Excellence Awards 2016. 1x Finalist Promax BDA Europe 2016