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Tom Bakker

Tom Bakker

Netherlands

Story Editor, Scriptwriter

TFL

SeriesLab Participant 2018

biography

Tom Bakker is a screenwriter and script editor from the Netherlands. As a screenwriter, he has written award-winning short films GOTTA (2015) and KIEM HOLIJANDA (2017). He is also the writer of online media project IRIS THE GAME (2016), a four-day guided dialogue in a messaging app about bullying amongst children. IRIS THE GAME won two golden Spin Awards in 2016.

As a freelance script editor, Tom Bakker works for many leading film production companies and public broadcaster KRO-NCRV in the Netherlands. Here he has been involved with award-winning series PENOZA, RUNDFUNK and many others.