Director Joris Weerts grew up in a small village in the south of the Netherlands. After a short career in IT, Joris Weerts decided to pursue his love for cinema and storytelling. Having a background in editing and music, It is his aim to create atmospheric pieces reflecting on the human condition.
Weerts emphasizes on realistic performance and subtle symbolic subtext in his storytelling to deliver a nuanced experience.
Just graduated from school, Joris already recieved a CANNES selection for writing and directing the virtual reality short: AMANI. A short drama which offers a glimpse into the life of a houseslave in Kenya.
- Molotov Man / 2016 / short film
- AMANI / 2015 / VR film