Bastiaan Koch is a film director, writer + designer. He is a member of Marauder Film, Shortchair + George Lucas’ famed production house; Industrial Light & Magic. Bastiaan is noted for his work on powered exoskeletons, robotics and his CG mecha design for Pacific Rim and the Transformers movie franchise.
At age 21, Bastiaan helmed Danny Boyle's film Sunshine as model supervisor, working at 3 Mills Studios in London and is now working on his seventh title with LucasFilm in San Francisco.
*Update 2* Big Kickstarter comign soon for my new Romeo + Juliet, interdimentional love-story epic: Is This Heaven. *Update*: Bastiaan Koch's latest directorial film: 'In God We Trust' here: https://vimeo.com/43386705 Bastiaan Koch - VFX SHOWREEL 2011 Rango (Industrial Light & Magic) - Creature & Environments Modeller (Best Animated Feature Film Oscar Winner) Sunshine (Moving Picture Company) - Model Supervisor/Designer Transformers: Dark of the Moon (Industrial Light & Magic) - Industrial Designer/Modeller Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (Industrial Light & Magic) - Industrial Designer/Modeller HellBoyII: The Golden Army (Double Negative) - Creature Model Supervisor Lock'n'Roll - (Marauder FIlm) - VFX Supervisor & Directing Toughest Skin - (Aurora-Lab) - Art Director The 3rd Letter (Marauder Film) - 3D Supervisor The Golden Compass (Cinesite-Kodak) - Creature & Environments Modeller (VFX Oscar Winner) Speed Racer (Digital Domain) - Model & Lighting The Drummond Will (Marauder Film) - Model Supervisor Current VFX projects in development: Battleship (Industrial Light & Magic) - Industrial Designer/Modeller (complete) Pacific Rim (Industrial Light & Magic) - Industrial Designer/Modeller (complete) In God We Trust (HithMedia/Marauder Film) - VFX Supervisor & Directing (complete) Auroras - (Aurora-Lab/Marauder Film) Art Director/Desiger/Second Unit Director I Want To Kill Everybody In The World (Marauder Film) - VFX Supervisor & Directing Ongoing Time Stabbed by a Dagger (Marauder Film) - VFX Supervisor & Directing Director's Note: I must pay tribute to the hundreds of talented artists, producers, administrators & technicians that have collaborated to bring these moving-pictures to life; where artists often share ideas, art, designs and digital assets in a very intimate environment. Therefore I must not only credit those people I share these pictures with, but express my gratitude for both the opportunity, privilege and the enchanting experiences that come with working and growing along side such incredible people. All footage in this demo reel are for promotional purposes only. Personal copyrights include Bastiaan Koch's directorial work and Marauder Film LLC commercial footage only. For more information, please visit: www.bastiaankoch.com www.marauderfilm.com www.imdb.me/koch Music credits: -Greensleeves by King Henry VIII -Kill Everybody by Skrillex -Mix & Sound Design by Andrew Duncan