Jaap Ruurd Feitsma is a freelance artist. He works under the name of Feitsma Visuals and is available as camera operator, director of photography, director, photographer & VR creative with experience in a variety of productions.


7/15 – 7/15

Virtual Reality DP New Holland Agriculture VR experience

mobile devices, vr — Digital — yellowBird Details
7/15 – 7/15

As Virtual Reality DP for this shoot, my main responsibilities were to focus as lead on both the technical aspects (such as rigging and camera placement and settings) as well as the creative parts on 'how to tell the story visually'.

2/15 – 2/15

Director of Photography (DP) The MINI Story — Digital — yellowBird Details
2/15 – 2/15

I was the DoP and 360° lead for this project, shot in the BMW Welt Museum in Munchen, Germany. Do check out the actual 360° Virtual Tour experience I did the Virtual Reality cinematography for here:

1/15 – 2/15

Director (Lyme is Hell) – Lyme is Hell

Commercial/Ad — JRF Media Details
1/15 – 2/15

Wrote, produced and directed a TV commercial in the Netherlands about chronic Lyme disease as wel as organising a full 'Lyme is Hell' campaign, involving patients, doctors and politicians. One year later we released the English version online through Facebook, which got over 70K likes within a few hours.

1/15 – 1/15

Director of Photography (DP) The Right One

Film (Short) — Viddys Details
1/15 – 1/15

A quick short film shot in a bus. Even though there was no budget, I tried achieving a look and feel (even with 'just' the 5DMIII) that worked with the short story. I composed shots and focused on the character accordingly to the story, to create an image as filmic as possible, using only natural light.

1/12 – 12/14

Director of Photography (DP) Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts — Digital — yellowBird Details
1/12 – 12/14

VR DP lead for dozens of Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts interactive films around the world. Locations include, but are not limited to Toronto, Vancouver, Abu Dhabi, Muscat, Istanbul, the Maldives, Shanghai, Wenzhou, Suzhou, Chengdu.

3/14 – 3/14

Camera Operator Pocanhontas

Ronnie Flex — Music Video — yellowBird Details
3/14 – 3/14

Camera operating on RED Epic for this music video of Dutch rapper Ronnie Flex as well as DP for the VR shot that was shot with the LadyBug 3 camera. I was responsible for the interactive 360° shot. Unfortunately the Virtual Reality shot is not seen in the original TV / online version of the music video. It was created for the downloadable App and Virtual Reality version only. Nice little fact: this was the first interactive music video in the Netherlands. Check it out to see if it is available in your country: Android: iOS:

2/13 – 2/13

Camera Operator (VR Live shoot) 2013 BAFTA Awards

E! Entertainment — Live / Special Event (TV) — NBC Universal Details
2/13 – 2/13

Operating VR camera's on the red carpet during the BAFTA Awards 2013 in the pouring rain. Shook hands with Hugh Jackman (just a fun fact ;))

1/13 – 1/13

Camera Operator Top Gear

BBC — Scripted (TV) — BBC Productions Details
1/13 – 1/13

Worked with Top Gear presenter James May and the traditional BBC crew where I was responsible for technical/creative details on numerous shots, including 360 degree footage used in the Nevada item in Season 19 episode 5.


  • Lyme is Hell - TV commercial (English Version)

  • Ronnie Flex - Pocahontas (Music Video)


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Class of '10

NHL University of Applied Sciences

Bachelor Degree in filmmaking
Class of '08

Anadolu University

One Year Erasmus Student Network Exchange program in filmmaking

My Gear

  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Lens


  • Directing
  • Writing
  • VR
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Cinematography
  • Camera Operating
  • DP
  • RED
  • FCPX
  • Steadicam
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • Adobe CC
  • Virtual Reality
  • Blackmagic Cinema
  • 2ndAC
  • 1stAC
  • Pocket Cinema