Pieter Jan Brugge
Brugge has grown up in the Netherlands and studied at the Netherlands Film and Television Academy. He received a scholarship from the Ministry of Education to continue his studies at the American Film Institute. From 1984, he was initially involved as a Production Manager at several U.S. film productions. In 1987 he was promoted to line producer and accompanied the production of My devilish lovers. Brugge co-produced 1989 film Loverboy - Love to order and Glory, and was involved in the connection as executive producer and producer on more than ten other film projects.
At the Academy Awards in 2000 he and Michael Mann were nominated for Best Picture for their production insider for an Oscar in the category.
In 2004 Brugge was with The Clearing his directorial debut. Until now, this was his only directorial effort. In 2010, he was seen as an actor in a small role in 127 Hours.