Mees: ‘Videos in which a whole world is built are the most fun to work on’
Role: editor. Working at B&S since: February 2018. What is your favorite YouTube channel? Kurzgesagt. As they say themselves: ‘We try to explain our universe
Merel: ‘Beautiful things are created in freedom and trust’
Role: project planner, horizontal idea-spreader. Working here since: september 2017. Favorite acupuncture point: Du Mai 20, on the top of the head. What do you
Mieske: ‘I see where there is room for a chuckle’
Role: Illustrator. Working at B&S since: autumn 2016. What do you like to draw most: ‘Birds. At the school where I work they call me
We have expertise in… strategy and communication!
In addition to making beautiful videos and live drawings, we have a lot more to offer. This way we can help companies and organizations compose
What do whiteboard videos work well for?
With our whiteboard animations we package complex stories in a clear message. Do you know that our videos can be used for different purposes? Explaining
Marne: ‘I want a world where there is room for everyone’
Role: Writer. Working at B&S since: Autumn 2017. Who are your favorite writers: ‘Alok Vaid-Menon, Kae Tempest and Andrea Gibson, creative people who challenge thinking.’
Betina: ‘Gardening is like organizing horizontally’
Role: Illustrator. Working at B&S since: Summer 2017. What is your favorite horizontal vegetable garden vegetable? ‘Jerusalem artichokes! You can let it do its thing.
Daniël: ‘You really have to understand what it is about’
Role: writer and editor. Working at B&S since: Spring 2018. What is your favorite movie/documentary: Enter the Void by Gaspar Noé and Boogie Nights by
Sophie: ‘With animation I can bring a story to life’
Role: editor. Working at B&S since: Spring 2018. What is your favorite game: The Last of Us is a game set in a post-apocalyptic zombie
Rosalie: ‘I work very intuitively’
Role: project planner, editor, illustrator. Working at B&S since: Early 2016. What is your current obsession? Ikabane: Japanese flower arrangements. Creating beauty and embracing the
Merel: ‘Everybody wants to be seen’
Role: writer en marketing tiger. Working at B&S since: October 2016. What is your favorite cat behaviour: ‘With soft blankets my adult cat turns back
Jeroen: ‘You can really hit the mark with a drawing’
Role at Bord&Stift: Illustrator. Working here since: Spring 2017. What is your favorite comic book? ‘Pinocchio from Winshluss is my comic book bible. Because of
Astrid: ‘I like to think in drawing language’
Role at Bord&Stift: Illustrator and project planner. Working here since: End 2017. What kind of movies do you like? ‘I’ve been watching a lot of
‘The timeless aspect of a whiteboard video really appealed to us’
The culture coordinators of 5 secondary schools in and around Utrecht wanted to draw attention to arts and culture subjects. How better than with a
Charlotte: ‘As the owner I had to learn to let go’
Role at Bord&Stift: Owner & system and structure nerd.Working here since: October 2014.What do you read? “I am a complete reading monster: fiction, but also
‘We want to send messages that matter’
Bord&Stift has been teaming up with Booking.com quite a bit over the last years. Bord&Stift’s Astrid had a chat with Myrto Vagiota, Communications Specialist in
The 11 biggest mistakes in explainer videos
Many companies find it difficult to explain clearly what they do. Explainer videos – and especially whiteboard explainer videos – are a fun and accessible
Floris: ‘You connect with someone without having a conversation’
Role at Bord&Stift: Writer, illustrator and project planner. Working here since: Summer 2017. What music do you listen to? ‘I have a very broad taste
‘With the video we could bring people into Lizzy’s experience’
CliniClowns has been in existence for 25 years. To communicate this milestone and long-term policies with attention and pride, Bord&Stift made a video for them.
Hannah: ‘Hiking in the mountains gives focus and space at the same time’
Role at Bord&Stift: Writer. Working here since: Autumn 2016. Which book are you reading at the moment? Be invisible by Murat Isik. What do you
How do you make complex information understandable?
So, you have a big and complicated story that you want to tell to employees within your company, to potential customers or perhaps to the
‘We wanted to give our message more color’
To communicate the vision and objective of their department, NS made a film with Bord&Stift. Charlotte spoke to Dieteke Wonink, secretary, and Els Lieben, improvement
Horizontal Bord&Stift: how do we make decisions?
Bord&Stift is organized horizontally. We believe that together it’s possible to keep a business running without managers. By placing the decision-making with employees themselves, you
4 different ways a whiteboard film can help your company
Most people have seen a whiteboard film. They’re a pretty fun way of communicating with an audience. You can add music, fun characters and special