Gerbrand Burger (1976) studied political and cultural science and attended the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam. After staying in New York as an artist, he was given a residence at The Ateliers, Amsterdam. Tijmen Hauer (1977) graduated from the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in 2005 and since then his work has been presented at film festivals and exhibitions around the world. With his short films Hauer is developing a direct and catchy oeuvre which reflects on contemporary society and the place of the individual within it. Hauer works as a freelance director and editor and also as guest curator for the Filmbank, the Media Art Friesland Festival and Theater Zeebelt.