Juul van der Laan

loves making films*


She is an independent artist-filmmaker and freelance researcher who feels at ease navigating the overlapping domains of science, philosophy and art on an intercultural, global scale. With an inquisitive and open mind she brings light to lesser known narratives and histories.


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* cinema, art, television, interactive works…



  • contactme at juulvanderlaan.nl

  • Rotterdam
  • The Netherlands





Selected press



Some other work (freelance)

  • Conceptual Development + Director/Writer  multi-media events and videos (ZAM magazine)
    Festival event Afrovibes x ZAM: how we made it – African artists center-stage
    Video portrait of Jelili Atiku
    First experiments with Studio ZAM events, broadcast live from the editorial room: with fem comic artist Maia Matches and Marcus Tebogo Desando, director of the Prince Claus Fund
  • Research Grote Vragen (VPRO)
    Episode (theme: maths rebel) Miranda Cheng

    Episode (theme: women in history) Nadine Akkerman
  • Research Labyrint (VPRO/NTR)
    8 episodes (subjects ranging i.a. from space science to paleontology and from nuclear fusion to brain research)
  • Research Mind of the Universe (VPRO)

  • Creative Producer KPN, Coca-Cola, AkzoNobel, a.o.

  • Associate Producer OXI (Scape Ltd.)

  • Teaching International Documentary Film courses (UvA/CREA)

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