Michael Van Koetsveld

Michael Van Koetsveld

Mistweave Media Ltd, Laid Back Films Ltd
Screenwriter, Actor, Camera Operator, Photographer (Still), Voice Artist, Editor, Sound Editor, Director and Film Festival Director

Godalming, United Kingdom

Member Since:
February 2012
Last online:
> 2 weeks ago
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About Michael

Here are some of the things I do:

• Web design and development - over 20 years experience as .uk, here are a couple of relevant ones:


• Logo design, corporate ID etc
• Twitter and Facebook page design
• Script writing - short in post-production, filmed in April / May 2016, plus feature in 2nd draft and numerous other stories or ideas written - funding page at
• Equipment design and build - here's a link to the video I did of my dolly build - ?v=58jUwKvo-Pk
• BTS videos - here's one about a film that we are sponsoring as part of the Godalming Film Society - ?v=tdoHQ3UWVqY - made up of video and stills I took and edited together.
• Live gig videos - local bands and intimate gigs
• Rugby Tour Video with the Guildford U13s tour to Gloucester - full length DVD with game footage and other activities filmed
• Timelapse videos
Me chopping up a tree! - ?v=zwX2dYt9b6Q
Putting up the projector equipment for the GFS - ?v=BtCensNwAJs
• Video titling and editing
• Sound recording
• Voice overs
• Flying radio controlled aircraft - perhaps a drone one day!
• Carpentry and metalworking skills
• Prop-making skills (latex weapons etc.)
• Leather-working skills (clothing, armour, carving)

Here is my IMDb link to my own page, still a bit sparse. Check out the Credits section for more info.

Here is a summary of some the gear I have, but I'm sure to have missed some:
• Canon 7D as my main camera, with many Canon and Pentax lenses from wide angle to telephoto and many spare batteries
• Remote trigger for 7D
• DJI Osmo - fully stabilised 4K handheld camera, including z-axis dampener
• Extension stick for Osmo with tripod
• Car mount for Osmo
• Kessler CJ1013 Pocket Jib Traveler
• Zoom H4N sound recorder (with remote)
• RODE VideoMicro On-Camera Hypercardioid Microphone
• Shotgun mic with wind-shield
• Lapel mic (Radio)
• Sure studio mics
• Boom for shotgun mic with suspension mount (home-made)
• Many tripods and monopods for camera and lighting gear
• Various battery and mains operated daylight and tungsten LED and filament lights (Rotalight, Manfrotto Lumie etc.)
• Dolly (home-made) and track (extendable indefinitely)
• Light reflector set (5 colours)
• 7" external monitor for 7D (battery or mains operated)

Unique traits: Archer, Swim, Scuba, Driver and fly RC aircraft / drones



  • Falling in Love

    Falling in Love Romance Thriller A grieving girl and her damaged boyfriend plan a final exit.


  • Falling in Love

    Falling in Love (2018)
    Film Actor

  • The Inevitable

    The Inevitable (2016)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor Two contestants take part in a bizarre version of Russian Roulette, with inevitable results.

  • Pull Out the Stopper

    Pull Out the Stopper (2016)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Editor Add a Plot »

  • Monsoon Tide

    Monsoon Tide (2015)
    Film (Drama) Actor An aid worker re-visits the land of her birth, India, in the wake of the 2004 tsunami. There she finds out the real reason why she had to leave that country as a young child.

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