Personal Details




Willemien Ruys




Multimedia, TV and Video


Animals & Wildlife, Art, Cinema & TV, Music, Theatre, Current Issues / Social Documentary / News, General Stock / Royalty Free, History, Industry & Commerce, Natural World, People & Culture / Lifestyle, Science & Technology, Travel, Geography & Culture

Work Experience

I have been a picture researcher since 2010:
Several projects for Peter Greenaway, Saskia Boddeke, Ben Lewis, Kees Kasander, Pascale Lamché, Hans Pool and Submarine:
• Picture research “Bellingcat: Truth in a Post-Truth World” by Hans Pool: Awards 2 wins & 4 nominations
• Picture research “More Human Than Human” by Tommy Pallotta and Femke Wolting: Awards 2 nominations
• Picture research “Winnie” by Pascale Lamché: Awards 1 win & 4 nominations
• Picture research and costume design “Chtoukine, Matisse, La danse et la Musique” by Saskia Boddeke and Peter Greenaway, Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris
• Picture research “Giovanna d’Arco” by Saskia Boddeke: Awards 1 win
• Picture research “Bugs” by Andreas Johnsen: Awards: 5 nominations
• Picture research “Eisenstein in Guanajuato” by Peter Greenaway: Awards 2 wins & 9 nominations
• Picture research and costume design “Obedience” by Saskia Boddeke, Jewish Museum, Berlin
• Picture research and costume design “Golden Age of the Russian Avant-Garde” by Saskia Boddeke & Peter Greenaway, Manege, Moscow: Award 1 win
• Picture research “Sex and the Sea” by Saskia Boddeke
• Picture research “Unspeak” by Submarine Channel
• Picture research “Goltzius and the Pelican Company” by Peter Greenaway: Awards 1 win & 1 nomination
• Picture research “Poor us; the animated history of poverty” by Ben Lewis
• Research “Keep on Steppin” by Submarine Channel
• Directing Assistant “Castle Amerongen” by Saskia Boddeke and Peter Greenaway
• Directing Assistant “The Big Bang” by Saskia Boddeke


Peter Greenaway, Hans Pool, Pascale Lamché, Saskia Boddeke, Ben Lewis, Submarine Docs, Kees Kasander and others


Bachelor in Art, Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator, Excel.
I am very organised and creative at the same time.
I am good in negotiating copyrights, I have quite a big network of photographers and image banks.

Languages Spoken

Dutch, English, French, knowledge of spanish and german.

Public Contact Details

Willemien Ruys