Raymond discovers the magical world of capturing motion pictures
by studying television journalism and years of experience
in the field after that.
In 2016 he finishes his first film, the documentary Closer to Maarten.
in the mountains of Northern India, was selected for eleven
film festivals worldwide and won a Golden Stone Award
at the Scenecs International Film Festival.
In 2019 Raymond directed his first fiction film,
in their first years at high school. It was a big success and it won a Gold Film Award for more having more than 180K visitors.
Three years ago he finished his second documentary, Destination Sobibor, about a young man's road trip to the remote former nazi camp Sobibor, in eastern Poland. On his way to the place where almost his entire family was murdered, this young man is trying to find an answer to all
the questions he has about the faith of his lost family members.
Last year his second fiction film Lioness, a coming-of-age film after his own idea, wil hit cinemas. This story, about a talented football girl struggling to adapt to her new situation, was released in the Netherlands and Belgium in April 2023.
Lioness won prizes in Italy, Switzerland, Poland and India and
is an official selection for the New York International Children's
FIlm Festival in 2024.