Aaron Rookus

Director

Aaron Rookus (1983) graduated in 2008 at the Utrecht school of Arts and studied Film Science at the University of Amsterdam. His graduation film I Wish I Could Share The Happiness Of Being Alone With Someone Else won several awards as well as his short debut Wednesdays which was released in 2012. After several shorts, including the acclaimed ‘A Good Life’ (2015) he directed episodes for tv-series Godforsaken (2017), Icarus (2016) and Towers of Power (2018). His feature debut as a director will be late 2022 with GOODBYE STRANGER (Topkapi, 2022) which stars acclaimed actor Martijn Lakemeier. His second feature and writer debut THE IDYLL (Studio Ruba, expected 2024) is currently in financing. This fall an episode of the second season of NOOD (Pupkin/BNNVARA) which he wrote will air on Dutch television.

Aaron Rookus is a lecturer at the Utrecht University of the Arts.

Aaron Rookus

Director

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De Zuidas
De Zuidas
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Een goed leven
Een goed leven
Oud Zeer
Oud Zeer
Van God Los: Tot de dood ons scheidt
Van God Los: Tot de dood ons scheidt