ABOUT

Wild Step is an independent production company specialised in wildlife and conservation filmmaking based in The Netherlands. It is our mission to activate a sense of wonder for nature through our films. Show the viewers the highly diverse wild planet we live on and the people who step up in order to protect it. We believe that the use of high-end wildlife and conservation films can trigger people's love for nature. We are all formed by media and communication, Wild Step push the viewers a step in the right direction in order to preserve our environment. 

Wild Step is founded by Dutch wildlife cameraman Tim Visser who has set up a small team of high-character individuals. We are a production team with a wide range of experience in natural history filmmaking for cinema, internet, video installation and TV production. We search for the creative boundaries in order to use great storytelling for the best possible format.

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TEAM

Tim Visser - Founder

Tim Visser (1987) is a broadly oriented creative person. By passion for nature, filming and concept developing he has become one of the main wildlife cameraman in The Netherlands. Tim films for feature Dutch wildlife cinema films such as De Levende Rivier and De Wadden which will be aired in 2018. He also produces a weekly short wildlife film for the main Dutch wildlife television show Vroege Vogels.

Kilometers of hiking, climbing, laying down in the mud and struggling for getting the best shot possible. Tim wants to work for his material. In the editing suite you’ll always see that it has been worth it! He loves creating beautiful scenes, involve the viewer and find the right emotional vibe the film needs.

Tim also has a broad range of experience in marketing, concept development, theatre lighting design, travel films and producing.

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Dick Harrewijn - Camera

Dick (1986) is a highly skilled wildlife cameraman who filmed for National Geographic and three Dutch wildlife cinema films. These include De Nieuwe Wildernis, De Hollandse Delta and De Veluwe which will be aired in 2017. Dick is a mastermind when it comes to invent creative technical solutions in order to film a specific scene. He also worked several seasons for the Dutch wildlife television show Vroege Vogels for which Dick has produced lots of weekly shorts.

Roel Diepstraten - Research and camera

Roel (1990) is a wildlife expert in Europe. He has finished the study of nature and forest management, visual arts and wildlife education / communication. He has worked as an camera-assistant and communication expert on the Dutch wildlife cinema films De Nieuwe Wildernis and Holland Natuur in de Delta. Momentarily he is a wildlife cameraman for the Dutch wildlife television program Vroege Vogels and for the new Dutch cinema film De Wadden which will be aired in 2018.
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Remco Hekker- Allrounder

Remco (1984) is trained as a filmmaker specialised in lightning and color grading. After being active for over ten years on fiction and corporate films he has decided to follow his real passion of Natural History productions. As a traveler he has seen many parts of the world and studied ecology. Remco brings his business mindset, years of experience and passion for the natural world.