Martijn de Jong (1982) is a director at Wefilm. He graduated with honors at the Willem de Kooning Academy in 2004 and worked as a creative for several advertising agencies. He decided to go to the Dutch Film Academy, after which he was asked to join Wefilm. The live twitter film Martijn made won the Grand Prix at the ADCN awards 2013 for most outstanding campaign that year.
At the Film Academy he made several short films, all subtle and elegant. He won advertising awards such as Spinawards, ADCN Awards, VCP Kodak Award, Esprix and a Cannes Lion. Martijn specializes in realistic commercials and online films dealing with the small inconveniences in life. Next to his work at Wefilm, Martijn directs and writes fiction films.