Bart Kuipers writes short stories and screenplays in Dutch and English. He holds an MFA from Boston University and graduated from the Amsterdam Film Academy in 2011. Since then he published work in online magazine Hard//Hoofd, Writer’s Digest and De Groene Amsterdammer. He is the recipient of a Fulbright scholarship. Currently he works and lives in Berlin.


  • ‘Stijfkop’, Editio Online Magazine, 7/20/2017.
  • ‘The presentation’ (original title: ‘Geen zin’), Hard//Hoofd, 7/18/2017.(Dutch publication)
  • ‘Larger than life’ (original title: ‘Groots en Meeslepend’),Hard//Hoofd, 1/20/2017.(Dutch publication)
  • ‘Julia’, Hard//Hoofd, 10/15/2016.(Dutch publication)
  • ‘Jantine’, Hard//Hoofd, 5/26/2016.(Dutch publication)
  • ‘Mister Hobson’s Mustache’, 16th Annual Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Competition Collection, F+W Media, summer 2016.
  • ‘De snor van Meester Theo’, Hard//Hoofd, 3/3/2016. (Dutch publication)
  • ‘De Banaan’, De Bonte Avond, 9/5/2016. (Dutch publication)


  • ‘Over the doorstep’ (original title: ‘Over de drempel’), 20 min., Roze Filmdagen Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Amsterdam, 2014
  • Pilot episode: ‘All In’ (television series), 50 min., Park Lane Television and AVRO Dutch Television, 2012.
  • ‘The insignificant life of Hans Boorman’ (orinigal title: ‘Het onopmerkelijke leven van Hans Boorman’), 25 min., VPRO Dutch television, aired 9/25/2011.
    • Camerimage Film Festival official selection 2011.
    • Dutch Film Festival official selection 2011.
  • ‘I was Egon Winter’ (original title: ‘Ik was Egon Winter’), 10 min., Amsterdam Film Productions, 2010.

Work experience

  • Editor, Film Industry Guide, November 2013 – March 2016.

Artist in residencies

  • Yeonhui Seoul Art Space, Seoul, South Korea, 15/12/2016 – 15/1/2017.
  • Noepe Center for Literary Arts, Martha’s Vineyard, MA, United States, 15/10/2016 – 31/10/2016.

Writing Awards / Scholarships

  • Fulbright scholarship, 2017 – 2018.
  • 20th place, Writer’s Digest Short Short Fiction Competition 2016.


  • BF in Screenwriting, Amsterdam Film Academy, 2011.
  • MSc in Computer Science, University of Utrecht, 2007.