Michael Van Koetsveld

Michael Van Koetsveld

Mistweave Media Ltd, Laid Back Films Ltd

Screenwriter, actor and camera operator in Godalming, United Kingdom

About Michael

Here are some of the things I do: • Web design and development - over 20 years experience as web-builders.co.uk, here are a couple of relevant ones: http://www.laidbackfilms.com/ http://www.godalmingfilmsoc.org.uk/ http://www.monsoon-tide.com/ • 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 http://gofundme.com/fallinginlove • Equipment design and build - here's a link to the video I did of my dolly build - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=58jUwKvo-Pk • BTS videos - here's one about a film that we are sponsoring as part of the Godalming Film Society - https://www.youtube.com/watch?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! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwX2dYt9b6Q Putting up the projector equipment for the GFS - https://www.youtube.com/watch?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. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm6146672 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)

Name: Michael Van Koetsveld

Lives in: Godalming, United Kingdom

Company: Mistweave Media Ltd, Laid Back Films Ltd

Occupation: Screenwriter, Actor, Camera Operator, Photographer (Still), Voice Artist, Editor, Sound Editor and Director

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


  • 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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