Victor Stapelberg

Victor Stapelberg

Actor, art director and concept artist in Burnaby, Canada

About Victor

In a nutshell, as big as a "Coco de Mer" Victor Stapelberg says:
Multifaceted, polyglot and people person, Victor loves to communicate and interact with others throughout the many aspects of creative processing. Informed on trends and novelties via most mediums he thrives on projects allowing him to share his highly creative views not fearing intense brainstorming sessions. Excellent at generating Set or Costume Design his thinks constantly in 3D an ideal asset as Art Director. Last but not least acting is also part of what makes him tick and several projects have shown that.
His latest short, acting out the twisted mind of a CEO lead "Foreclosure" the movie to be chosen as one of 350+ contenders to run this 2013 September in the ten finals.
Intercontinental professional experience, paralleled with a constant passion for the Arts he loves to engage, collaborate, challenge with an amalgam made of his creative best. As most of us, with ambition, he is working towards the discovery of his talent south of his border to Hollywood south Los Angeles a city he is very familiar with. Whether film, video, opera and theater his artistic interests are multiple. Living in Vancouver, the Hollywood of the north he is only a call or flight away.
The right opportunity allows him to boil over with creativity. He has never halted from stepping it "UP'r DOWN" to work with any of his talents. Victor enjoys to excite Producers and Directors with his quick visualization from 2D sketches to 3D via CAD.
He loves to utilizes cross media platforms IT, Photography, Paint, Textile, cut, sews and work from fabrics to wood. He also advocates to “re & up cycling” with green technology where ever possible.
Paris, New York, Hong Kong Johannesburg are just some of the cities I has had the privilege to call home for work out of 13 countries. To pay bills he runs his own Design company as per link below. Giving him the freedom to make myself available when ever and where ever needed. He looks forward you telling him of your special project in need of a brain that can translate words into reality. He hopes to be that dot on your "i" with his creative energy always aimed for style and perfection.

Victor Stapelberg also write books and would love to find the right script partner. He always has several projects on the go, some of which he may share here. His English may not be perfect grammar but he feel gifted speaking six languages rather than only one to perfection. He closes this nutshell again by saying "As long as I can tell and share my stories I am happy" in either sides of the camera.

PS: Please TAKE NOTE: If you ask to join his network and your profile contains "nothing at all" it is most likely that he will not reply. He finds it frustrating and making no sense to network with members who can not take the time to share and show anything about what they do, like and create and work towards.
He also is most likely not to be able to accept network requests from members, actors only or movie technicians as he can't further your career not being in a position to "hire" anyone.


Name: Victor Stapelberg

Lives in: Burnaby, Canada

Occupation: Actor, Art Director, Concept Artist, Costume Designer, Set Decorator, Visual Effects Artist and Wardrobe Supervisor

Unique traits: Been told at several castings good for roles,military, police, historical, (still waiting for a role like that :-) Good at strong authoritarian voice: Native English speaker with slight German/Austrian accent, Native German (Austrian accent) Native French with no foreign accent, good at producing Paris France or Belgian accent, Dutch, Flemish & Afrikaans, Spanish & Italian with no major foreign accent, but have to refresh vocabulary due to to few practice.

Credits

  • Enjoys to act as a "Standardized Patient" within the world renown UBC medical University

    Enjoys to act as a "Standardized Patient" within the world renown UBC medical University (2015)
    Theater by UBC University of British Columbia Medical patient in multiple live settings

  • Foreclosure https://vimeo.com/60054548  "private" password required

    Foreclosure https://vimeo.com/60054548 "private" password required (2012)
    Film (short) by Wayne Wapeemukwa (Comedy) Main actor A Freudian psycho comedy/drama. Till now played on Canal Plus in France and French speaking Africa. Waiting to make more waves but being a short top ten finalist at TIFF 2013

  • Almost a Turkish Soap Opera

    Almost a Turkish Soap Opera (2011)
    Film by http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1918668/plotsummary?ref_=tt_ov_pl Art Director, Costume & Set Designer and Actor

  • Was it worth it?  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=js8KSDoJk2k

    Was it worth it? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=js8KSDoJk2k (2010)
    Film (short) by OH Boy & Grape Production Vancouver Canada Art Director, Costume & Set Design, actor

Awards

  • Main actor in "FORECLOSURE" top ten short finalist at TIFF out of +350 movies worldwide https://vimeo.com/60054548 ask me for password
    (2013)

Education

  • St. Luc Brussels Belgium

  • National Academy of Pattern making Brussels Belgium

  • Ecoles de la Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture Parisienne Paris France

Victor's Profile Statistics

  • Since: February 2012
  • Last online: > 2 weeks ago
  • Invites sent: 12

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