Arianne was born and raised in Heerlen. She studied Psychology and Media Studies at the University of Utrecht and Directing at the filmArche independent German film school. Arianne has extensive professional experience working for Dutch broadcasters. Her films and documentaries – for which she also wrote the screenplays - have featured in the Official Selection at numerous international film festivals. Arianne's films have won prizes, including the EVO promotional award at the Kurzfilmtage in Oberhausen. She's currently lives in Amsterdam and continues to make films and documentaries. She’s working on her first feature film.