Olaf van Gerwen
Olaf van Gerwen is a Dutch film director. He studied audiovisual production and then started direct shows and music videos for television. He upgraded to an offline editor on TVC. afterwards, he became director of commercials and adverts. Van Gerwen won all sorts of advertising awards like Lions, Epica's and Effies during his work in commercials. He shot 500+ commercials in 30+ countries.
Chuck Studios that I founded in 2012 is the first global food-specialist creative production company. It helps brands around the globe develop a distinct culinary identity. Chuck Studios is headquartered in Amsterdam with branches in Moscow and Los Angeles.
Tabletop Director - work of passion
Olaf has a unique passion for photography, he is especially interested in lenses and lighting, therefore he is able to create fascinating images. His work is focused on the food, beverage and dairy genre. He is also skilled at shooting Tabletop, lifestyle imagery as well as visual storytelling.
His foodfilm clients include McDonald's, KFC, Burger King, Checkers&Rally's, Heineken, ABInbev, Asahi, Unilever, Mondelez, KraftHeinz, Nestle, Jacobs Douwe Egberts, Coca Cola, Pepsico and many more.