The Hero’s Journey of Cello Vergeer

What is the best thing that I love about my work?

I just love being able to inspire others with my creations. And being my own boss gives me so much freedom to live the life that I love.

What is my idea of perfect happiness?

Being alive and appreciate each second of it!

What is my greatest fear?

My greatest fear is losing my sanity ;-).

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?

Making decisions too fast.

Which living persons in my profession do i most admire?

Mister Hans van Walbeek

What is my greatest extravagance?

Mooning about everywhere.

On what occasion would I lie?

For a good cause.

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work?

When I have technical problems with my devises.

When and where was I the happiest, in my work?

I made a movie for Smallsteps, great kids to work with. It was a good experience!

If I could, what would I change about myself?

Being less hard on myself. I can be such a perfectionist.

What is my greatest achievement in work?

I worked for “Varkens in Nood” and “Dier en Recht” for over a year where I was helping and saving animal lifes! Being a huge animal lover myself I was at my happiest making movies and campaigns about animal cruelty to save lifes.

What do the words ‘The Financial Freedom to Create’ mean to me?

Being able to pay for the bills while designing cool stuff.

Where would I most like to live?

I like to live in Spain during the year or only at wintertime.

What is my most treasured possession?

I’d like to say my wife but she doesn’t agree upon being my possession so let’s make it my beautiful apartment in Amsterdam.

What is my most marked characteristic?

I say what I think, typical Dutch 🙂

What is my most inspirational location, in my city?

I love to drive my boat through the canals of Amsterdam.

What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city?

I like the food and the vibe at Spanish restaurant Dos.

I am also a big fan of the Gruyter terrace for a beer or so.

What books influenced my life and how?

Adobe, do I need to say more? ☺

Who are my favorite writers?

I prefer movies

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day?

Live (Lightning Crashes)

“Oh now feel it, comin‘ back again
Like a rollin‘, thunder chasing the wind
Forces pullin‘ from
The center of the earth again
I can feel it.”

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction?

Scrat (Ice age) for never giving up on his acorn.

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?

Quentin Tarantino, Clint Eastwood and Guy Ritchie

Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime?

Difficult to make a choice. Hachi, Gran Torino, Don’t breath, American Beauty, Pulp Fiction, Sherlock Holmes and Snatch.

What role plays art in my life and work?

I love art! Art is al allround us.

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?

My cat Katapult.

Whom would I like to work with in 2019?

Jasper Diks.

Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2019?

I have a few people in mind ;-).

What project, in 2019, am I looking forward to work on?

Looking forward to make Loods 5 movies, my current project.

Where can you see me or my work? (Creatie in het Kwadraat)

What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me?

Hoping to be as passionate about creations until I die.

Which creative heroes should Peter invite to tell their story?

Jasper Diks

How can you contact me?

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