how I kickstarted my own video company

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If you’d have told me before this minor that I would have my own business halfway through the program, I wouldn’t have believed you.

how I kickstarted my own video company

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For the longest time I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. It was only recently that I discovered my passion for storytelling through photography and video. My plan for this minor was to expand on that.

One of the lecturers we had the opportunity to listen to, Mike Weerts, talked about his approach to finding new clients. He didn’t actively search or market his business. He just met new people, made friends and talked about his passion as much as he could, and people just came to him. I like to think that’s what I did as well, because I was lucky enough to collaborate with multiple students during the past months; I got to work on 2 spoken poem videos, a business marketing video and a music video.

One of the people that approached me early on was Jochem Goedhals. He hinted at a gig he might have for me. This gig turned out to be one of the most fun and challenging projects I’ve ever been a part of. Erik Frey and I followed Darius (13yr old) for 2 hours while he showed us around his unique school and shared his journey. It was my job to film and edit this encounter into a mini documentary, along with 2 more interviews I have yet to film. During this minor I chose the business track. Back then I wasn’t so sure if that was really the right choice. Now I have my own business. And more importantly, I have found my calling -

I know this is what I want to do for the rest of my life. I will forever remember my time at Fontys Pulsed as not only the most fun but also the most meaningful part of my education and personal growth. And, of course, the beginning of my career. ‍


Tobias Greve