In the Netherlands, Roland is the lawyer with the most knowledge about film and all connected contracts (including those in corporate law) and funding.
He is thé expert in the field of film copy right law.
He uses this knowledge for the countless films he is involved with as a lawyer, for their production, release or for finalising funding details. Nationally and internationally.
He has a practical approach: coming from the practice of film-making, he knows how to distinguish main issues from details. Roland finds solutions for seemingly dead-end situations.
Roland taught at the PAO Utrecht and PAO Leiden and now teaches law at the Amsterdam University of the Arts (Netherlands Film Academy) and is a board member of the foundation Nature for Kids and chairman of the foundation Rutger Hauer Filmfactory.