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Rogier Smalhout

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Rogier Smalhout is an all-round talent who is best known for being co-founder of Appelsap Fresh Music Festival. He entered the world of advertising as Art Director at UbachsWisbrun (now JWT Amsterdam) and …,staat, before he went on to set up his own creative agency HONG KONG Amsterdam. Today he is a multi-disciplinary creative and director who has worked with international clients and agencies. His artistic language strongly reflects his passion and influence from Hip-Hop culture.

Driven by a strong focus on street aesthetics and creating atmospheric pieces, Rogier is intrigued by the craft of film as a communications tool. Considering himself a ‘curator of visual culture’, he’s currently funnelling all of his past experience into his directing work.

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Nationale Nederlanden

Nationale Nederlanden

Rogier's take on getting a healthy life - for those who could use some extra support.

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Wrangler

Wrangler

Rogier captures the new Wrangler spirit in this short playful film. Let's go on the ride of life!

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Daily Paper x adidas x Ajax

Daily Paper x adidas x Ajax

Rogier directs the second film for the 2022/2023 Ajax third kit, paying tribute to East African beadwork and Amsterdam's diverse cultures and communities.

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Daily Paper x adidas x Ajax

Daily Paper x adidas x Ajax

Rogier directs the first film of the 2022/2023 Ajax third kit, paying tribute to Amsterdam's golden street football generation.

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Appelsap 2019

Appelsap 2019

Appelsap is back with a stunning visual directed by Rogier himself

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Arnette

Arnette

Classic eyewear brand Arnette pays homage to their 90’s heritage and at the same time takes a leap into the future. Directed by Rogier Smalhout.

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Mariposa

Mariposa

Rogier directs the music video for Colombian/Italian rapper Mariposa's powerful new song Pastorita

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Broederliefde

Broederliefde

An ode to women from the Dutch rap group, celebrating its 10-years in the game with a music video by Rogier

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Kornuit

Kornuit

Who cares if we don't have everything? Maybe we don't need anything

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Yung Nnelg

Yung Nnelg

Rogier directs the visual for the Dutch artist's latest single against toxic masculinity

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Ace & Tate

Ace & Tate

Ace & Tate introduces the LONDON X AMSTERDAM Collection with an alluring visual directed by Rogier

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Appelsap 'One Love'

Appelsap 'One Love'

Rogier teamed up with Basha de Bruijn to direct a spot that celebrates hiphop culture worldwide

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