Biography

Studio Smack are Ton Meijdam, Thom Snels and Béla Zsigmond. All three of them studied at the AKV|St.Joost in Breda (Art Academy), The Netherlands. Before now their animated fims gained awards at international film festivals. Studio Smack produces work that in the first analysis has an autonomous value, but often also responds to developments in society; the so-called Design for Debate. At the moment they are working on two of their own projects: the series 'Kapitein Reetneus', and an animated short telling the story of 't Turfschip van Breda'. Some of their clients have been VARA, VPRO and MTV NL, Greenpeace, Museum Of The Image, Graphic Design Festival Breda, Festival Mundial, ON, Museon.

Blog Posts

Greenpeace Animated Series

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We've been creating animated shorts for Greenpeace for more than a year now. Looking back we think they're getting better with each video. And lately they're getting a lot of views as well. Especially Death to all Bees (see…

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Brand New Works Online!

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Two new works that have something to do with supermarkets. Coincidence? Probably not. We're currently working with Greenpeace NL to create a series of animated shorts, dealing with the greater issues the organisation fights for.…

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Check out the Afghan Project

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Hey everyone, We like to show our support to the Afghan Development Project. A wonderful initiative by Film Annex and Francesco Rulli to help build schools with internet classrooms for 160.000 students in Afghanistan. We…

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Studio Smack Artist Talk in Lille

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If you are by any chance near the city of Lille in France on the 31st of May and you'd like to meet us in person and watch us when we showcase our work. Then you'd maybe want to attend our Artist Talk at the Recontres Audiovisuelles…

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