Marijke Van Kets

Dr. Marijke Van Kets


Marijke Van Kets is a cinematographer. Her body of work includes feature films, commercials, video clips and her specialty is in stop motion animation films. Over the past twenty years, Marijke also taught a variety of cinematography courses at film schools in Singapore and Belgium. She is the co-chair of the education committee of IMAGO, the European Federation of Cinematographers.

Academic Achievements:

Dr. Van Kets developed a theoretically-based insight into the perception of cinematography with her work titled “The emotions of a lens”. Thus, adding a novel focus to the field of conventional film studies. Her current research project, titled: Visual Storytelling “Qu’est-ce que la mise en scène?”, investigates further the cinematographer’s role in the cinematographic discourse of a narrative film.