Hans van Helden

Hans van Helden

Head of Studies / Director Post Production International Originals for EMEA at Netflix
hans@apostlab.com

Hans van Helden has over 20 years of hands-on experience in post production and visual effects. Having managed culturally different crews and clients around the globe on more than 100 feature films has given Hans the edge up on anticipating pitfalls from the very beginning.

Being completely up-to-date on both traditional and the latest technologies in film he is frequently asked as expert to give master classes and lectures and he is Head of Studies at the MEDIA supported APostLab an international post production workshop. As Visual Effects Supervisor his work ranges from Paul Verhoeven’s ‘Black Book’ to Martin Koolhoven’s ‘Brimstone’ and currently the new Brian De Palma thriller ‘Domino’.

Hans is an active member of the Visual Effects Society (VES); Co-founder and former Chairman of the Dutch Association of Visual Effects Professionals (NVX); Member of the European Film Academy (EFA); member o the Dutch Academy for Film (DAFF); member of the advisory board to the Dutch Film and Television Academy (NFA).

In January 2011 Hans joined post production & visual effects studio FILMMORE Amsterdam to set up their Brussels facility as Managing Director. In 2015 he moved on to professionalize and grow Filmmore’s VFX department as Head of VFX and Visual Effects Supervisor. In June 2018 Hans started working at Netflix from their Amsterdam office.