Job, Joris & Marieke

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Job, Joris & Marieke is a Dutch animation studio[1][2] founded by Job Roggeveen (1979), Joris Oprins (1980) and Marieke Blaauw (1979). They met during their studies at the Design Academy Eindhoven.[3] Joris and Job graduated in 2003 and Marieke in 2002. From 2004 to 2005 Joris and Marieke worked as animators on the stop motion series Miffy at the animation studio Pedri in Ankeveen. In 2007 They founded their studio in Utrecht. They work on commissioned work, music videos and animated short films.

The music for all their films is being composed by Job who is also a musician. In 2010 Job started the music project Happy Camper for which he won an Edison Award.[4] Job, Joris & Marieke worked on the artwork and the music videos for both of the studio albums Happy Camper released.

In 2011 Job, Joris & Marieke created the music video for the song Ik Neem Je Mee by Dutch rapper Gers Pardoel. Over 19 million people watched the music video on YouTube.[5]

In 2012 Dutch broadcaster KRO aired the children series The Tumblies. Job, Joris & Marieke worked on the concept, the character design and the music.

In 2013 they released their animated short film MUTE. MUTE won, among others, the Grand Prix and the audience award at the Holland Animatie Film Festival in 2013.[6]

As part of Ultrakort, Job, Joris & Marieke created the animated short film A Single Life in 2014. The film was screened in front of the Dutch box office hit Gooische Vrouwen 2 in all Pathé cinemas. In 2015 the film was nominated for an Academy Awards for Best Animated Short Film,[7][8] and for the Cartoon d’Or.[9] Also the film won over 15 international awards.

In 2014 the City of Utrecht commissioned Job, Joris & Marieke to make the short film/music video Bon Voyage! This film was to promote the start of the Tour de France in Utrecht in 2015.[10] The title song Bon Voyage! was composed by Dutch singer songwriter Blaudzun

In 2015 they made the animated short film (Otto) as part of NTR KORT!. The film had its international premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.[11] (Otto) was chosen to be the official Dutch entry for the Academy® Award Best Animated Short Film 2016.[12] ALCINE kids premiere at the Alcalá de Henares Film Festival in 2016.[13]

In 2016 studio Job, Joris & Marieke released their short film Kop Op (Heads Together), in co-production with Viking Film and Dutch broadcaster VPRO, which won the Grand Prix Short at the New York International Children's Film Festival.[14] They also released their first children’s book Wie Doet Dat Toch? together with publisher Kluitman.[15]

In 2018 they released the children’s book De Happy Camper, Manfreds Kampeer & Survivalgids, also together with publisher Kluitman.[16] And they released their animated short film A Double Life, which was nominated for a Gouden Kalf at the Netherlands Film Festival in 2018.[17]

In 2019 their short film Kop Op (Heads Together) won the International Emmy Kids Award in the category: Animation. [18]

Animated Short Films[edit]

  • 2003: Wad
  • 2003: How Snjezhi Tjelovek Found His Ancestors
  • 2005: Niet te Geloven
  • 2006: Moi
  • 2008: It's not funny, it's art!
  • 2013: MUTE
  • 2014: A Single Life
  • 2015: (Otto)
  • 2016: Kop Op (Heads Together)
  • 2018: A Double Life

Music videos[edit]

  • 2010: Happy Camper - Born With A Bothered Mind
  • 2011: Gers Pardoel - Ik Neem Je Mee
  • 2013: Fit - Duurt Te Lang
  • 2014: Happy Camper - The Daily Drumbeat
  • 2014: RICO & A.R.T. - Naaktslak
  • 2014: RICO & A.R.T. - Zombie
  • 2014: RICO & A.R.T. - Opa
  • 2014: Blaudzun - Bon Voyage!
  • 2015: Fedde Le Grand - Robotic


  • 2016: Wie Doet Dat Toch? (Who Did That?)
  • 2018: De Happy Camper, Manfreds Kampeer & Survivalgids


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  2. ^ "Oscars Nominees Animated Short Film 2015". The Oscars.
  3. ^ "The Screening Room: A Single Life". The New Yorker. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Gevestigde namen winnen Edison Awards". De Volkskrant. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Gers Pardoel - Ik Neem Je Mee". YouTube. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  6. ^ "Winnaars Holland Animation Film festival". HAFF.
  7. ^ "Oscars 2015: Nominations list". BBC News. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  8. ^ "Dutch Short Animation Film Nominated For Oscar". De Volkskrant. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  9. ^ "Cartoon d'Or 2015 - Nominees". Cartoon Media.
  10. ^ "Korte film BON VOYAGE! gelanceerd in Parijs". Nederlands Film Festival. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  11. ^ "Programm TIFF 2015". TIFF.
  12. ^ "(Otto) Off To The Oscars". Eye International. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  13. ^ Palmarés ALCINE. Festival de Cine de Alcalá de Henares. Consultado el 12/11/2016.
  14. ^ "'Heads Together' Wins 2017 NYICFF Short Grand Prize". Animation Magazine. Retrieved 22 March 2017.
  15. ^ "catalogus Kluiman". Kluitman.
  16. ^ "catalogus Kluiman". Kluitman.
  17. ^ "Nominaties Gouden Kalveren 2018 bekendgemaakt". Nederlands Filmfestival. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  18. ^ "7th International Emmy® Kids Awards Winners". 7th International Emmy® Kids Awards Winners.

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