Rogier Hesp was admitted to the directors fiction division at the Dutch Film Academy at the age of eighteen.
He graduated with the film ‘Sight’ which received the Nassenstein Startprijs 2008 for best fiction project and the commercial ‘Robbery’ for Tom Tom. This commercial got shortlisted for the Young Director Award in Cannes.
In 2010 he won with the Young Directors promo “ Dramaqueen” Gold & two Silver at the Cannes Lions, Gold Eurobest 2010, Gold & Bronze Epica 2010, Gold World Medal NYF 2011, Gold Cresta 2010 Silver & Bronze LIAA 2010, Golden Drum 2010 and Silver and the young director award ADCN 2011. The ad ‘Guide Dogs’ for KNGF won the Gouden Loeki for best Dutch TV-ad of 2015 and got nominated for One Club Golden Pencil NY.
His debut feature film ‘Gold’ was released in 2020 and won a ‘Gouden Kalf’ for best cinematography. Currently he’s directing commercials for the production companies; Pink Rabbit (NL), Hamlet (FR) and Rosa’s & Co (SWISS).