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:
• 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.

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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  • Since: February 2012
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