Sara kolster (NL, 1978) is a director and visual designer specialized in digital storytelling. She once started out as a professional typewriter, before she graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven and the Sandberg Institute. She travelled all over the world for live cinema performances, worked for Submarine en Mediamatic where she developed interactive projects for museums and Dutch public broadcast.

Meanwhile she makes films, radiodocumentaries, animations and interactive stories in a wide range different media. As a designer, she closely works together with the fabulous Studioparkers.

As an independent maker she realizes interactive stories such as the award winning Virtual Reality Drawing Room (IDFA Doclab Award), web documentary Love Radio, (IDFA Doclab, Zilveren Camera) and interactive video Hidden Wounds (IDFA Doclab, Reflecting Images 2013).

She uses different strategies: From time-based media to research methods belonging to disciplines such as journalism, documentary and game-world. Her work is shown at international festivals and exhibitions in Amsterdam, Sao Paulo, Tokyo & Berlijn.

Read here her interview for the VPRO as a Dutch media Pioneer (in Dutch)


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