Bear Damen

With a background in graphic design, art direction and typography, Bear Damen has been directing music videos in the Netherlands since 2014. After successfully running a record label for 5 years, Bear now aims his focus on directing music videos, narrative short films, and branded content across Europe and North America. His first production with Couscous, a video for Benny Sing’s “Not Enough,” was recently selected at Raindance Film Festival, D&AD Shortist, and won best Music Video at the Dallas Film Festival amongst many other wins and listings.


Recently, Bear worked on an original 8-episode thriller series for Netflix, where he creatively assisted as a 2nd unit Director and script supervisor throughout the 52 days of shooting. He is currently prepping a short film, writing duties on a feature project, and shooting music videos and other short form content when he finds the time.