Tomas Kaan (b. Mkwajuni, 1979) is a director of both documentaries and fiction films. He has experience managing large creative teams and works exclusively for the Amsterdam-based production company Scenery. Tomas was recently the showrunner for the Netflix documentary series Human Playground. The series revolves around the question as to why people play. Covering 30 locations worldwide, the documentary is narrated by Idris Elba. Tomas also directed two episodes of the Netflix Original drama series Dirty Lines, which takes place in Amsterdam at the end of the 1980s. His earlier work has been broadcast and screened at different festivals across the world and earned Tomas a number of awards.
Tomas lives in an old farmhouse in Zuid-Limburg, together with his wife and three children.