Christiaan Van Vuuren is one of the creators, writers and directors of the multi-platform comedy series Soul Mates, which premiered on ABC2 in 2014 and moved to ABC1 in 2015. Soul Mates is a spin-off of the successful web-series Bondi Hipsters which Christiaan co-created with Nick Boshier, for which he won an ADG Award for Best Direction in an Original Online Project in 2013, and whose YouTube channel has hosted in excess of 20 million views. The second series of Soul Mates screened on ABC and ABC iView in 2016.
Christiaan’s diagnosis with tuberculosis inspired his move into filmmaking, which began with his video Life in Quarantine, by The Fully Sick Rapper, which garnered over one million YouTube views. He has also worked on Jungle series Squinters and Sando as director, and Foxtel’s comedy series The Slot as host, director and performer. Christiaan directed The Elegant Gentleman’s Guide to Knife Fighting for the ABC, the webseries Skit Box and Eastern Suburbs Mums, and the viral Skitbox video Activewear. He has also written and directed content for brands including Old Spice, McDonalds, Vittoria, AMEX, Cadbury, Coca Cola, and Sony. He is currently developing several television projects, and comedy-horror feature Croak. For a full CV please contact email@example.com.