Maarten Isaäk de Heer | Animation Artist

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WAMPUI (Wampoei) - animated short in development


BIOSCOPE - animated painting / lenticular print

unveiling and action-performance at Animafest: monday june 5, 15h00, Grič Tunnel, Zagreb, DOK Leipzig 2017, Kortfilmfestival Leuven, 2-9 dec. 2017



FEBRUAR - 360° Panorama

VRHAM! 2018, Skip City Int'l D-Cinema Festival 2017, Animafest Zagreb 2017 - CANNES NEXT 2017 - Houston Cinema Arts Festival 2016 - Fulldome UK 2016 - Filmtage Lübeck 2016 - CURRENTS New Media, Santa Fe - IPS Fulldome Festival, Brno - Immersive Festival 2016, Madrid - European Media Art Festival 2016 - Kaleidoscope VR (Amsterdam) - IMERSA SUMMIT 2016 - Immersive Filmfestival 2015, Espinho -Award for Best Soundtrack - IFSV 2015, Japan - B3 Biennale, Frankfurt 2015 - KLIK Animationfestival Amsterdam 2015 - FANTOCHE,Baden 2015 - Honourable Mention at Fulldome Festival, Jena 2015- Holland Animation Film Festival, 2015


PLANTARIUM Lichtenberg

in production: FEBRUAR / Full Dome Animation work in progress

handdrawn 2D animation for full dome.

preview @ B3 Biennale,2013, Frankfurt am Main


Animating a Full Dome Panorama for INFOVERSUM Groningen (NL)


[mu:stərman] - a Flood Story


Houston Cinema Arts Festival 2016 - Filmzeit Kaufbeuren 2016, CINANIMA 2016, BURONALE 2016, Animateka 2015, ANIMA 2015, VAFI 05, Croatia, Special Jury Award at The Taiwan International Children’s Film Festival 2014, Animpact Choice Best of Best 2013, exhibited @ Kunsthal Aarhus (DK), Anima Mundi Gallery 2013, WRO Media Art Biennale, selected Panorama Annecy 2013, nominated Grand Prize for Dutch Animation, HAFF 2013, interview Third Prize @ Linoleum, Festival of Contemporary Animation and Media Art, Moscow. KLIK, Amsterdam Animation Festival, CINANIMA.PL, KUKI, Berlin, content on demonstrations of 4K projection by


HANDELINGEN - The Book of Acts

2D animation-installation

an article Dutch Pavillon, World Expo Shanghai, Noordbrabants Museum, Den Bosch, NL, Holland Animation Film Festival, Utrecht. Part of content on demonstrations of 4K projection by, ANIMA 2015, Brussels


WATERLANDERS | a series of 7 animated shorts

Waterlanders on Vimeo


ALL THINGS NEW (alles wordt nieuw) | a series of 7 animated shorts

All Things New on Vimeo


Gans Egaal | a series of 7 animated shorts

Gans Egaal on Vimeo


2018 Filmfonds Development for WAMPUI. 2017 Kickstarter for print BIOSCOPE. 2016 Filmfonds development for BIOSCOPE. In 2015 the Dutch Funding for the Arts 'Stimuleringsfonds' and the Dutch Filmfund support the production of FEBRUAR. A 360° animated landscape. In 2014 The Dutch Filmfund supports the development of FEBRUAR. In 2011 the Dutch Artfund supported the production of [mu:stərman]. Handelingen received financial aid from the Dutch Artfund (BKVB) and the Dutch Filmfund. In 2009, Maarten got a stipend as external participant of the Netherlands Institute for Animation Film.

Commissioned work

Greenpeace, Duplicon (Berlin), Margreet de Heer, Stichting Culturele Droomwevers, Ad-1-Games, (Berlin),
Rundfunk Berlin Brandenburg, and made interactive animations for the Waterkaart of the Brabants Historisch Informatiecentrum


Maarten Isaäk de Heer was born the 18th of august 1977 in
Diepenveen, NL. Father of four sons. Now working and living in Berlin. Studied fine arts at Minerva Academy in Groningen, Kungliga Konsthoegskolan in Stockholm and Atelier Luxus in Berlin. Since 2002 specialized in tradigital 2D animation, digital painting, gardening, directing christmas plays, full dome landscapes and 360° animation.
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