Profile: Scott McCloud

May 20, 2017

Scott McCloud is a well versed cartoonist and one of the most prolific comic theorists. Scott McCloud’s comic theory book ‘Understanding Comics – The Invisible Art’ (1993) is a seminal work that we can’t recommend enough. It’s an incredibly inspiring read that helps you understand the underlying syntax of the unique visual language that is comics. The […]


The Making of Ashes to Ashes VR

November 30, 2016

Directed by Geert van de Wetering and Danielle Emans, this extended ‘making of’ film follows the cast and crew of Ashes to Ashes for ten months, from the casting up to the world premiere of the virtual reality film at the VR Days Europe 2016. Let the inquisitive voice-over guide you on the exciting journey […]


Submarine Channel Profile: SUTU

July 9, 2016

He is a true pioneer. Sutu has been exploring interactive comics for a decade now, but his innovative approach to storytelling transcends his medium of choice. His stories are relevant to anyone interested in the art of interactive storytelling. We talked to the artist in Haarlem at our exhibition ‘Motion Comics – The Beginnings,’ (which […]


Submarine Channel Profile: Making-of Bistro Invitro

July 26, 2015

The creators of Bistro Invitro talk about their ideas behind this new transmedia project. The video (6′) includes – besides interviews with project director Koert van Mensvoort and interactive producer Corine Meijers- behind-the-scenes footage of the making of those fantastic in vitro meat dishes, such as the infamous Throat Tickler.   CREDITS MAKING OF Director […]


4 Films voor Bistro In vitro, a fictitious restaurant with a menu of in vitro dishes

May 10, 2015

Bistro In Vitro is a fictitious restaurant with a menu of in vitro dishes that may one day end up on your plate. Now that the world population is heading for 9 billion in 2050, our current way of producing and consuming meat is fast becoming unsustainable. Global warming, energy consumption, animal diseases and the […]


Submarine Channel Profile: The creators of Refugee Republic

December 8, 2014

An interview with the three creators of Submarine Channel’s new interactive documentary In 2014, visual artist Jan Rothuizen, journalist Martijn van Tol, and photographer Dirk Jan Visser explored Camp Domiz, a Syrian refugee camp in northern Iraq, from A to Z. They bring to life its inhabitants and places in a multidimensional mix of […]


Submarine Channel Video: Key Frames with the Layzell brothers

September 14, 2014

The Layzell Brothers are directors, animators, illustrators, music makers “and in general people that enjoy visualizing the thoughts that reside inside the mind”, to quote ther website These two guys are quite possibly the quirkiest artists we ever interviewed. They almost outshine their own creations in terms of how outlandish they are. So here’s […]


Submarine Channel Profile: The creators of web doc “Love Radio”

August 26, 2014

April 7th 2014, twenty years ago to the day since the beginning of the genocide in Rwanda saw the launch of Love Radio: Episodes of Love & Hate – a new transmedia documentary that explores the process of reconciliation in post-genocide RwandaThe documentary tells the story of the popular radio soap Musekeweya, or ‘New Dawn’, […]


Submarine Channel Profile: Julia Pott, animator

August 26, 2014

Julia Pott is one of the promising and leading young illustrators of today, named one of the 25 new faces of independent film by Filmmaker Magazine in 2012, and named one of three animators to watch by Creative Review in 2013. We caught up with Julia at last year’s Playgrounds Festival in Amsterdam, to discuss […]


Profile: Rex Crowle

December 21, 2013

What a priviledge it was to catch up with Rex Crowle, a.k.a. Rexbox in person ahead of the release of Tearaway, a new game for the Playstation Vita. Tearaway is the latest masterstroke of the UK-based game developer Media Molecule. As the creative lead, Rex added a fair share of his signature creative mojo to […]


Pretty Cool People Interviews: Olivier Maraquez, title designer

November 30, 2008

Regie: Geert van de Wetering, Camera & Montage: Paul de Heer In Paris we met with one half of the design duo that makes up Studio Deubal. Deubal is a French creative agency consisting of Stéphanie Lelong and Olivier Marquézy. We fell in love with their original character-based title sequence designs. When we visit Olivier […]