Animate the World is the animation studio that makes your brand, music, game or show stand out from the crowd. We write crystal clear stories, create compelling concepts, design and animate without boundaries and compose music that lifts our films up to great heights.
With over 12,5 years of experience in creating commercials, brand stories, explainers, music videos & show visuals we make sure you will stand out from the crowd. The ATW team consists out of specialists in a broad range of visual styles and animation techniques and we love to collaborate with filmmakers, agencies and producers.
Our clients say we’re a premium creative agency, with a flexible attitude and most importantly: fun to work with!
We are creating The Dedicated thousand, an animated film made of a 1000 tattoos. The film brings an inspirational message to inspire people to create a more sustainable lifestyle. The 1000 people who carry this message on their bodies for the rest of their lives are THE DEDICATED THOUSAND. They take small and realistic steps towards a more sustainable way of life. Together they create impact and they are an inspiration to others.
We invited top notch tattoo studio Bunker Tattoo to collaborate in the project.
Check out the Dedicated 1000 website for more info!
MEET OUR TEAM
The Animate the World team stands out in terms of creativity, professionalism, flexibility and friendliness. They have made award winning work that featured in movie theatres and on TV around the world, as well as gaining millions of views online.
Get to know them below!
Jelle van Dun
Jelle founded Animate the World in 2006 after his stop motion animated graduation (Communication & Multimedia Design Avans Hogeschool Breda) film “My Animated World” went viral on the internet. Jelle has a broad range of experience working for big companies in stop motion animation, motion graphics, and interactivity like games and campaign websites. His films are broadcasted on television all over the world.
Jelle is also working on his mega project “The Dedicated Thousand”. An animated film out of a 1000 real tattoos about sustainability. www.dedicatedthousand.com
THIS IS WHAT MAKES JELLE TICK:
- Retro games and analog devices.
- Electric cars and sustainable tech
- Creating super challenging stop motion animation
Anouk is the queen of content. Her majesty turns epic quantities of texts into great animation friendly scripts. With a background in communication and multimedia, she is also a champ in providing webcontent and can advise you how to improve your website.
ANOUK HAS A THING FOR:
- Interiour design
- All Blacks’ Haka
- Ryan Gosling in Drive
Raph van Berlo
Not only did Raph study small business & retail management at Avans University, he also loves animation. He even acted in a few of our stop motions, back in the early years. Now he helps us to achieve our goals.
RAPH GETS SPARKED UP BY:
- NAC Breda
- BBC’s Match of the Day
- Belgian beers
Steven van Wingerden
Steven is a creative multi-talent with the typical ATW skills and mindset. The force is strong with this one when it comes to detailed papercraft animations, motion graphics and live action films.
- Films directed by David Fincher
Roel is our storyboard and frame by frame animation warrior. He draws animation characters with a lot of joie de vivre. Or not, if they have to be sad. That’s his thing, creating stories with the right kind of emotion using animation.
Education: HKU art academy – Animation (HBO)
ROEL CAN’T RESIST:
- Frustrating Video Games
Koen van Geel
Koen is our champ in motion design and print design. He combines powerful graphic design with animation with an eye for detail, interesting color palettes and fluid movements. Education: St. Joost Art Academy Breda – Animation (HBO)
KOEN IS CRAZY FOR:
- Old little DAF cars
- Color Palettes
- Special Beers
Zhasney in den Bosch
This creative centipede from Communication & Multimedia Design (HBO) in Breda is sharpening her animation and design knives at Animate the World HQ.
ZHASNEY IS CRACKERS FOR:
- Graphic Design
- Fresh notebooks
With a name similar to the endboss of Super Mario Bros 2 you might be afraid. But when you get to know Ward, you realise he’s just a friendly animator. He studies the Willem de Kooning Art Academy (HBO) in Rotterdam and is perfecting his skills at our studio.
- Medieval Re-enactment
- Grand Strategy Games
- Police Squad
VISUAL CONCEPTS FOR ARTISTS, BANDS & LIFESTYLE BRANDS
We advise, direct, design, animate and film for artists, bands and lifestyle brands. With 12 years of experience in our backpacks we create compelling content. Together with other true artists to ensure the highest level of creativity and originality in music videos, show visuals, album artwork, projection mapping, websites, etc.