Bas Broertjes was born in Amsterdam. He enrolled at the Netherlands Film Academy with the aim of eventually working as a producer. After graduating, he worked on several short films as a producer and line producer. Together with Aydin Dehzad, in 2014 he joined Kaliber Film, founded by Mete Gümürhan. He produced the award-winning documentary Young Wrestlers. Last year, he was selected for CineMart’s Rotterdam Lab and IDFAcademy.