Willem Van Heemstra

Willem Van Heemstra

van Heemstra Pictures

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Member Since:
May 2012
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About Willem

human being ... last time I checked

Unique traits: eats vanilla icecream with maple syrop


  • The Dying Eye

    The Dying Eye (2013)
    Film by Shiphrah Meditz (Crime, Drama, Fantasy and Thriller) Actor, Production manager Robert Drigson is a loner university student in Edinburgh whose life is completely under the control of the reclusive Ward Johnson whom he believes to be a terrifying alter ego. Through Ward's manipulation and the influence of a dystopian group of thugs known as 'The Company' who purpose to make a new heaven on earth, Robert spends his nights stalking people and marking them for execution or initiation. When Robert meets photography student Mary Michaels, he falls in love and begins to see a new life open to him. Written by Anonymous

  • The Railway Man

    The Railway Man (2013)
    Film by Jonathan Teplitzky (Biography, Drama, Romance and War) Art department Eric Lomax was one of thousands of Allied prisoners of war forced to work on the construction of the Thai/Burma railway during WW2. His experiences, after the secret radio he built to bring news and hope to his colleagues was discovered, left him traumatised and shut off from the world. Years later, he met Patti, a beautiful woman, on a train and fell in love. Patti was determined to rid Eric of his demons. Discovering that the young Japanese officer who haunted her husband was still alive, she faced a terrible decision. Should Eric be given a chance to confront his tormentor? Would she stand by him, whatever he did? Written by Anonymous

  • Where the Wild Roses Grow

    Where the Wild Roses Grow (2012)
    Film (short) by Romana Carén (Romance) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Traumatized by the untimely death of her brother when they both were children Yasmina lives an isolated life in the village Angloville. One day a mysterious man comes to the village and invites her to a picnic in the woods. She decides to take the risk and finds a long hidden treasure. Written by Romana Carén

  • A Very European Christmas

    A Very European Christmas (2012)
    Film (short) by Bob Denham (Comedy) Actor

  • The 6th Child

    The 6th Child (2011)
    Film (short) by Renate Farkas (Mystery) Actor Calum's a lonely young man. His family had abandoned him as a child and his girlfriend just dumped him. Desperate for some fatherly advice he decides to search for his family. From the first moment it seems something isn't right, but Calum has no idea what impact this decision will have on his life. Written by Renate Farkas

  • The Only One Who Knows You're Afraid

    The Only One Who Knows You're Afraid (2011)
    Film by Timothy Reynard (Adventure, Drama and War) Actor Five commandos escaped the clutches of the Germans after the Raid of Saint Nazaire in March 1942. This drama is the tale of two of those brave men who were taken in and protected by a couple in the French Resistance after their escape. Timothy Reynard presents a fictionalized account of a stunning true story from the Second World War. Written by Aaron King

  • Making Ugly

    Making Ugly (2011)
    Film by Andrew Niblo (Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Neil (Paul Quinn) is a tormented, exiled family man with a secret. Heather (Margaret Ann Bain) is a woman on the edge and about to discover her own terrifying strength. When the mysterious Stark (Jamie Jack Gordon) enters their lives he lures them into an ugly world of mystery and deceit. No one can be trusted when you are Making Ugly. Written by Mara Adina

  • Chairs: A Farce of Death

    Chairs: A Farce of Death (2011)
    Film (short) by Teodora S. Vlad (Drama) Producer Chairs is an absurd story about a Man who as he thinks he is dead, finds himself in Here, where the lost Souls wait, to figure out who he is and move on.

  • Interrogating Vivian

    Interrogating Vivian (2010)
    Film (short) by Danjel Bugeja (Horror and Sci-Fi) Production manager On a cold Scottish winter morning, a terrified woman, covered in blood, is found wandering in a forest. She is rushed to hospital in a confused state. Her only words are, 'They're here!' Police officers retrace the woman's steps to the small isolated hamlet of Arbery. To their horror, the entire population is found butchered. Fifty three mutilated bodies are recovered in total, sending shock waves through the Scottish nation. Keen and Raeburn, two seasoned detectives, are sent to solve the case amid the mounting hysteria. Written by Anonymous

  • Talking Piranhas

    Talking Piranhas (2010)
    Film (short) by Gregory Vardarinos (Animation, Comedy and Fantasy) Production manager, Producer, Visual effects Winnie wishes to look twenty again. Her husband Willie who adores her like a goddess is broke but he will do anything to make her dream come true. He will find the money needed for her operation whatever the cost.

  • The Monster

    The Monster (2010)
    Film (short) by Nikos Kalpakis (Drama and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department A psychological thriller about a school teacher with forbidden desires. He is finally alone with one of his students, a beautiful ten-year-old girl, when things take a turn for the macabre.

  • Should We Go Home

    Should We Go Home (2009)
    Film (short) by Nelson Carlo (Comedy and Drama) Actor A group of amateur filmmakers are trying to make a film about a mature upper class woman who claims that she has lost her house. Wondering the lonely and cold streets of the city, she seems to be in a very particular mind of state, she is more interested and talking about the world than answering the question about why did she loose her home?. This feeling of lost is impregnated in the whole film and it will become the main topic of it, this will cause even the lost of the film itself. Written by Anonymous

  • The Inaudible Crimes of Jasper Pidgeon

    The Inaudible Crimes of Jasper Pidgeon (2009)
    Film (short) by Zach Rosenau (Comedy, Drama and Thriller) Actor The follies of a fearful mind.

  • Last Supper

    Last Supper (2008)
    Film (short) by Filip Syczynski (Drama and War) Production manager

  • The Problem with Pets

    The Problem with Pets (2008)
    Film (short) by Catriona Craig (Comedy) Art director Seven-year old Monica blames her mum's new boyfriend for the untimely deaths of her pets and sets out on a path of revenge.

  • No Show

    No Show (2007)
    Film (short) by Daniel Pacey (Comedy) Actor, Writer The greatest show at the Edinburgh Festival 'No Show' that does not exist Thought up by Jimmy which is about a fake show used as a money making scheme.

  • Bloodspell

    Bloodspell (2007)
    Film by Hugh Hancock (Animation, Action and Fantasy) Miscellaneous Crew BloodSpell is a story of a world where men and women carry magic in their blood, and spilling it can unleash terrible power. Where these "Blooded" hide in fetid slums from the Church of the Angels, commanded by their divine masters to "cleanse" the Blood Magic. Where choices are fraught, alliances rarely safe, and blood is all. A young monk named Jered flees the Church when his own Blood Magic is released. Now he must survive the pursuit of the Church, the gladiatorial pits of the Blooded underground, and the hidden truths of the ancient struggle. The choices he makes will tip the balance of the war between Church and Blooded, and change his world forever. Written by Hugh Hancock

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