Film Music and Film Editing with Ruben van der Hammen

An open dialogue about film editing and film music. We will look into how an editor makes choices, on which elements is she or he relying in relation with music. Ruben will share his experience on editing the Buma Music in Media Award and Gouden Kalf winning film “They Call Me Babu” directed by Sandra Beerends, with music by Alex Simu.

This lecture is presented by Codarts. If you want to join this online lecture please email us on and we will send you the details on how to attend. Please note: you have to be a student in order to attend this lecture. Also spaces are limited and we handle a first-come-first-serve basis.


Ruben van der Hammen

Ruben van der Hammen (1983) graduated from the Dutch Film Academy in 2011 and has been working as an editor since. He has worked on both drama and documentary productions all over the world. His work includes the Emmy award winning films ‘Minders Shot Down’ and ‘Etgar Keret: Based on a true story’. In 2020 he received the ‘Gouden Kalf’ award for best editing.

Presented by Codarts