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Ballon pulmonalis angioplastiek (BPA) in VUmc

This is a short informative video aimed at patients about Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty (BPA) treatment at the Free University Medical Hospital (VUmc) in Amsterdam. (Dutch only) [Lightcurve Films for VUmc, NL; 03:46 min.; October 2017]

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iManageCancer

This is a short promotional video available in three languages (English, German and Italian) for the European iManageCancer.eu project. The goal of the video is to incentivate cancer patients to explore five different Apps that …

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The Whirling Waters of Antarctica

This is a short educational film about paleo-oceanographic research in the Antarctic. Peter Bijl, paleo-oceanographer at the Utrecht University in the Netherlands, follows up on discoveries made during the IODP ocean drilling expedition 318. He …

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TransAstra Corporation

Several versions of a short promotional video for the space mining company TransAstra Corporation. I also recorded a talk by Joel Sercel from TransAstra at the first Asteroid Science Intersections with In-Space Mine Engineering (ASIME) …

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Performance Nerves and Injury; Performance Training Videos

Posted by Maarten on June 27, 2016  /   No Comments

Charlotte Tomlinson is a pianist, author and speaker from Oxford, UK. In 2012 she published a book “Music from the Inside Out: A musician’s guide to freeing performance” about how to become a better performer …

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Dory Mead Voice Studio

Dory Mead is a soprano, voice teacher and performer in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. I made a short promotional video for the website of her Voice Studio. [Lightcurve Films for the Dory Mead Voice Studio; …

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Melissa Holding at the Koto

Melissa Holding is a musician from Oxford, UK. She plays the Japanese Koto, a beautiful string instrument. In 2015 recorded two pieces for her website: Mizu by Tadao Sawai and Impromptu by Melissa Holding (not …

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ESA Arty

I late 2013 was asked by ESA’s Head of Communication to create a series of three videos based on existing material from the ESA archive and using a more unconventional approach. Music in all three …

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Etalagestages

This is a series of five short videos to introduce medical student training opportunities at the VU University Medical Center (VUmc, Amsterdam) Pulmonology Department.  (Dutch only) Also see the relevant webpage of the VUmc Pulmonology …

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Go with the Flow of the North Atlantic Ocean

In July 2015 a group of ocean scientists, engineers and technical crew from all over the world set out on a 3-week research cruise to service oceanographic moorings across the Irminger Sea between Iceland and …

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Look up! Zenit Hats!

Sonja Veldkamp is a fashion and hat designer from Utrecht, the Netherlands. She designs, hand makes and sells these amazing hats under her company Zenit Hats. I made a short impression video for her website. …

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Converting PAL to NTSC for DIY worldwide DVD distribution

Posted by Maarten on January 18, 2015  /   No Comments

The problem of DIY DVD distribution worldwide is to create a product that can be played on any DVD player in the world. This means that it should be produced in NTSC format, since an …

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Science on Youtube: what an audience likes…(with updates)

Posted by Maarten on November 21, 2014  /   No Comments

Most of my film work has been related to Science and Technology. But when I talk to communicators about what kind of videos are best, I get all sorts of different answers and ideas. Mostly, …

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The art of Hector Sandoval

Hector Sandoval is a contemporary artist from Mexico, living in London. I had the opportunity to record his two most recent exhibitions at the Debut Contemporary gallery in Notting Hill. See more about Hector’s art …

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EuroVenus

The EuroVenus project is a networking science project funded by the EU. I collaborated on the project to define the Outreach Strategy in terms of the production of a series of films. I made these …

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Scattering

Light scattering by small particles is a fundamental process in the atmospheres of the planets, in comets and interstellar clouds, affecting the radiative balance (amount of radiative energy going into and out) of a system. …

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Uw eerste bezoek aan de PH Polikliniek VUmc

This is a short informative video for patients suffering from Pulmonary Hypertension about what to expect during their first visit to a specialist at the VU University Medical Center (VUmc) in Amsterdam. (Dutch only) [Lightcurve …

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Anti-Retroviral Therapy, a South African role model

In 2010 I worked with medical special George Janossy MD, PhD to edit this film that he had shot in South Africa. We published the film as a video paper in the Journal of Visualized …

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Around Venus by Balloon

This is a pilot educational film part of a proposal to the European Space Agency (in the framework of the Cosmic Vision Programme) for a new mission to planet Venus, the European Venus Explorer. Even …

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Inch Hideaway

Inch Hideaway is a camping getaway in the heart of East Cork, Ireland. It is a cozy area with 3 yurts discretely tucked away only minutes walk from the Inch Beach. I was asked to …

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