The thesis might be officially over, but in practice we are already busy planning the follow-up! Below are some of the plans we have for the coming months: Back to NJ! This spring, I am planning to return to Asbury Park. The goal is to go back to everyone who helped us last year and … More The Follow-Up
Welcome to the physical world, At The Edge! Yesterday the reports and booklets were delivered! The report is a clean and colourful letter-size booklet, American standard paper because of the topic, obviously. The dvd booklet opens like an invitation with a dvd sticker to match the rest of the layout. Both products are brought together … More Welcome to the Physical World, At The Edge!
The end really is in sight now! Report is at the publisher, guests to the film premier are invited, presentation is in the making. It’s a tight schedule, but everything is going well. The tickets to the film premier are going fast, but remember that the colloquium is open for everyone! Feel free to join … More Less Than 2 Weeks To Go!
A week ago I posted some bad news on the facebook page: “Last weekend my home was broken into, were -amongst many other things- my bag was stolen. In my bag was the hard drive on which I saved my whole thesis project. Luckily there is a back-up drive, but still about a month of work is lost. Anouk has … More Recovery From A Big Set-Back
The landscape architecture firm H+N+S, that has been so helpful in contributing to our documentary, is 25 years in business! They organize a 3-day symposium on ‘The Dutch Approach’ in landscape architecture. Last Friday was day two of the celebration. With home-made pies, posters of some of their current projects and inspiring speakers, it is … More 25 Years of HNS
Great news: the first draft of the film is finished! And it’s amazing! Anouk has worked her butt off the last month and the work paid off! The first draft version of the film is finally here. It is so cool to see how 2 years ago I dreamed of making a film for my master thesis … More First Draft Of The Film!
Almost 5,5 weeks past since we arrived on Newark Airport, so the end of the trip is near.. Coming Tuesday we will head back home, to process all of the experiences, pictures, meetings, footage and other data. To everyone we met during our trip: thank you for your hospitality, time and enthusiasm to help our … More End Of The Trip Is Almost There…
Great development of the movie: We have the film music covered! You can’t just use everyones music in a film like this. We have to think about the rights and we are not in a position where we can buy off all of the musicians we would want to use. So, what do you do, that is even better? … More Awesome film music by Lennart Meijvogel
All the different small towns may be a hurdle for someone who tries to improve the regional flood safety, but it sure gives all of the towns an own look and identity! Through cross sections of different towns, we document how their landscape looks, feels and sounds up to the beach and what type of flood … More Research Meets Film in Filmed Cross Sections
After 24 hours of traveling, we made it to Asbury Park! The flights were mostly on time and comfortable (or at least, the first few hours). Even US customs let us and our video equipment and poster carrier (aka, bomb equipment and gun carrier) enter the country! Pleasantly surprised about that one. This morning we rented the car … More Made it!