Bobby Boermans (1981) is a Dutch director and producer of films, television series, music videos and commercials. He studied at the Dutch Film and Television Academy and earned his masters degree at the prestigious American Film Institute Conservatory in Los Angeles. For several years, he worked as a first AD in Hollywood and studied there under the supervision of David Fincher, George Lucas and Christopher Nolan.
Most recently, he directed the successful and critically acclaimed TV-series HOOGVLIEGERS, a production by The Storytellers and for which he is collaborating with the Dutch Air Force.
In 2011, Bobby directed his first project, the thriller CLAUSTROFOBIA. A year later he directs his second movie, APP, starring Jeroen Spitzenberger, Robert de Hoog and Hannah Hoekstra. It is the first movie in the world that uses a second screen in theaters. Due to its great success, the remake rights have been sold quickly thereafter.
In 2014, his movie ROFFA (2013) is nominated for the Prix d’Europe. That same year, he starts filming the first season of the popular drama series NEW NEIGHBORS, starring Daan Schuurmans and Bracha van Doesburgh. The fourth season will be released in 2019.
In 2016, his comedy film FISSA is released. That same year, he directs his first theater production, the 3D musical SKY, in collaboration with singer Marco Borsato and composer John Ewbank.
Other recent productions include MOCRO MAFFIA, a crime series about rivaling drugs gangs in Amsterdam, which has been picked up for a second series. The story is inspired by the book ‘Mocro Maffia’ by Wouter Laumans and Marijn Schrijver. The series is a huge hit, received great reviews and critics are raving about the story and the cast. The show has been picked up for a third season, of which Bobby will direct the first three episodes.
Bobby also directs commercials. He is the co-founder of production company 2CFILM, together with Robin Levita (CEO of Stage Entertainment), Kees Abrahams (former Sony Pictures Television President) and producer Edvard van ‘t Wout. Over the years, they produced the movies HARTENSTRAAT, JACK BESTELT EEN BROERTJE, HALLO BUNGALOW, OH BABY, HARTENSTRIJD and DE FILM VAN DYLAN HAEGENS.