Here you can learn more about our partners and the people we work with to realise our stories.
A Lab, Amsterdams ultimate living lab, combining the strength of Amsterdams creative scene, technological powers, social networks and free thinking spirit into a 5000m2 hothouse for bleeding edge experimentation. We are more than excited to have our studio in A lab!
The Mondriaan Fund, the public fund for visual art and cultural heritage. All grant opportunities and activities are clustered in seven platforms, ranging from talent development to international presentations. We are honored that The Mondriaan Fund supported several of our projects.
New Heroes, an international movement of artists that create multi-disciplined art projects and urban actions. And luckily for us they’re also our neighbours! It’s a bliss to work with New Heroes on ‘The Myth of Men’.
The UAF, the oldest refugee organization in the Netherlands. The Foundation was set up in 1948. Ever since, the Foundation for Refugee Students UAF has supported refugees in their studies and in finding suitable employment. We worked with them for the project ‘A new Future’.
Nivo-Schweitzer, always there to help us out and supply us with the best equipment and advise. Because to make great stories, we also need great material.
Canon, more then a camera company to us. We have te fortune that Canon supplies us with suitable products to fit our projects and ideas. For the project ‘Back to 1940 -1945’ they provided us with camera’s that the students could use. A fantastic way to introduce students to photography and the power of imaging!
Het Raam Digital Cinema, offers Camera Equipment Rental and Postproduction Services side by side. They can provide us with the latest and finest equipment and, above all, expertise. For ‘The Myth of Men’ Het Raam built a high-speed camera that was able to film documentary style, something that wasn’t possible before.
Museum Hilversum, a museum that programs media culture and media art. Museum Hilversum also devotes extra attention to education and media culture and because of that shared goal it’s great to work together on several projects, for example ‘Back to 1940 -1945’.
ROSE stories, believes in the power of the story. They translate stories from different cultures into actual projects and products. Working with them is wonderful, because ROSE stories always tries to create bridges between cultures though beautiful products.
Vfonds for peace, The Dutch National Foundation for Peace, Freedom and Veteran Care, supports a variety of projects aiming to support peace and freedom within the Netherlands. Vfonds helps us to create a national curriculum with the project Re-Enact WOII.
The Municipality of Amsterdam, initiated City Collective Amsterdam. CCA is an open collective of progressive makers from Amsterdam with a culturally diverse background and a strong innovative and artistic reputation. The collective started in March with eighteen organizations. At the request of the mayor, they joined forces, in order to break the social and cultural status quo in the city of Amsterdam.
FutureNL believes that all Dutch students must develop digital skills through natural interaction with technology in order to be able to function in this digital world. Studio Polat and FutureNL joined forces in order to create a digital curriculum around Re-enact WOII, available for all students in the Netherlands.
Flevo Campus, The Dutch scientific hotspot for innovations in terms of food and urbanisation issues for the future, was our main partner for the documentary about the taste of Flevoland. We filmed at the Flevo Campus and interviewed several people about their view on the food supply in Flevoland.⠀
The Municipality of Almere and Studio Polat worked together on a documentary about the taste of Flevoland. We continue to work with them on this and subsequent projects.
The National Committee for 4 and 5 May has the task of giving direction and shape to commemorating, celebrating and keeping the memory of the Second World War alive. On Liberation Day 2019 our project Re-enact WOII was shown on banners at all 14 liberation festivals throughout the Netherlands.