Idan was born in Amsterdam where, over the years, he developed a slight obsession with drama, photography & movies which led to an early decision to get involved in the art of filmmaking. 

 

After high school, some extensive traveling and a couple of short film studies in Auckland and Amsterdam he started his Bachelor of Fine Arts specializing in Cinematography at the Royal Institute for Theatre, Cinema & Sound (RITCS) in Brussels, Belgium, from which he graduated in 2019. 

In 2020 he joined the Netherlands Society of Cinematographers (NSC) as an associate member. 

https://cinematography.nl/member/Idan-Datauker

 

Brussels is his current city of residence.