Aaron Rookus

Director

Aaron studied Film at the University of Amsterdam before graduating as a writer-director from the University of the Arts Utrecht in 2008. His graduation film I Wish I Could Share the Happiness of Being Alone with Someone Else won several awards, as did his 2012 short Wednesdays. After a number of shorts, including the acclaimed television film A Good Life  (2005). He directed episodes of Dutch TV series Icarus (2016), Godforsaken (2017) and Towers of Power (2018). Aaron currently develops two feature films; The Idyll and other Exotics (Studio Ruba) which was selected for both EAVE ’20 as BoostNL ‘19 at IFFR and the Dutch Film Festival, and Apollo (Topkapi) which was selected for the development program The New Dutch at the Dutch Film Festival ’20 and will be shot during the summer of ‘21.

Aaron Rookus

Director

Stills

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