About AARD

AARD creates content and video. AARD is a mobile production team that can be deployed worldwide. Therefore AARD has its suitcase pre-packed at all times. Sent off to produce social media videos, textual (website) content or anything in between: AARD returns with quality stories. AARD likes to call it: ‘Head in the clouds but feet on the ground media’.

AARD loves to create
Documentaries – Corporate video’s – Articles - Social media content – Blogs - Interviews
Whether you are a non-profit organization or cultural institution, a think-tank or a social entrepreneur, sooner or later you will be asked to show what you do. AARD has proven that it can get that message across in a both colourful and respectful way.


AARD explores

AARD is thorough, takes time to prepare and to get to know you and your organization.

AARD has a heart

Just like you AARD wants make the world a better place. Good thing is, that AARD can also work low-budget.

AARD knows the field

AARD has over ten years of experience inworking, writing and filming about and for social & cultural organizations.


Martijn Payens (documentary filmmaker, 1983) and Sarah Haaij (journalist, 1985) are AARD. In recent years they worked together and independently on numerous reportages, documentaries, articles and publications.

Sarah Haaij

- Freelance journalist en tekstschrijver (2010 –nu) - Master Internationale Betrekkingen, Universiteit van Amsterdam (2009) LinkedIn Website

Martijn Payens

-Zelfstandig documentaire maker (2007 – nu) -Film Academie Brussel (2006-2010) LinkedIn Website


Fonds Cultuurparticipatie
De Correspondent
Artsen Zonder Grenzen
Stichting de Vrolijkheid
Mushrooms of Concrete
Jij maakt het mee
Humanity in Action
Fonds Cultuurparticipatie


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Bangkok, Thailand
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