A Year With Armin van Buuren

The documentary ‘A Year With Armin van Buuren’ takes one year out of the roaring life of the Dutch DJ. Shot during an important year, the result is a unique documentary that offers a rare look inside the life and personality of the world famous DJ/producer.

The documentary gives the viewer a look inside Armin’s life. From his parental house to the private jets. It brings you from empty hotel rooms to the heat of the moment, as 100,000 clubbers await their hero. From the preparations of his ‘Mirage’ world tour and the phone call that will tell him if he’ll keep his number one DJ Mag Top 100 position. ‘A Year With Armin van Buuren’ is a documentary of an important time in the life of the DJ and reveals his perfectionism and huge passion for music.


‘A Year With Armin van Buuren’ is available for download on iTunes and for online viewing at Youtube.

The DVD is available at ArmadaShop.com.

Check the trailer on Youtube.

Directed and cinematography by: Max Maloney & Oscar Verpoort
Producer: Lennart Bader
Editor: Pelle Asselbergs
Sound Recording: Josef Kie
Sound Design: Michiel de Boer
Graphics & Effects: Vincent Rikkers & Paul Moelands
Colorist: Filmmore – Fernando Rodrigues

Filmed worldwide:

  • Armin Only Mirage Worldtour: Kiev, Ukraine – Beirut, Lebanon – Bratislava, Slovakia
  • A State of Trance 500: Cape Town & Johannesburg, South Africa – Ultra Music Festival Miami, USA – Buenos Aires, Argentina – Den Bosch, The Netherlands – Sydney, Australia
  • Lollapalooza Festival – Santiago, Chile
  • Citymoves Queensday – Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Radio 538 Museumplein – Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Space – Ibiza, Spain
  • Electronic Family – Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Cacao Beach – Burgas, Bulgaria
  • Cocoricò – Riccione, Italy
  • Energy 2011 – Zürich, Swiss
  • Creamfields Andalucia – Almeria, Spain
  • DJ Mag Awards 2011 – Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Filmed between November 2010 – November 2011

© 2012 – A Dancefoundation production for Armada Music.