Team

Laika Productions was founded in 2017 by journalist Stephanie Bakker, photographer Yvonne Brandwijk and photography- and marketing consultant Evelien Kunst. Each has over 15 years experience in (photo) journalism having worked around the globe and winning many awards for their work along the way. Together we work with committed designers, illustrators, filmmakers, VR specialists, web developers and media innovators to explore new directions for developing custom storytelling, engaging audiences and creating innovative platform solutions. For every client we assemble the right team.

Stephanie
Bakker

is a award-winning journalist with a bright vision for online journalism. Her stories about Congo, Colombia and Peru have been published worldwide. She’s fluent in Spanish and English and has a good sense for presenting content in an emotionally engaging way. Believes the most powerful stories come straight from the source.

Yvonne
Brandwijk

is an award-winning photographer with a global career. She worked in New York and travels the globe in search of subject matter and stories either neglected or untold. Her main interests include political and human topics such as disease, re-emigration and the lives of individuals on the fringes of society. She is currently expanding the scope of her work to include videography and multimedia production.

Evelien
Kunst

has over 18 years of international experience in the photographic industry working in advertising, communication, education and photographer relations. She was managing director of photo collective Noor, worked for the Red Dot Agency and set up capacity building training projects in Africa and Asia for World Press Photo. Excited about connecting people and finding solutions for complex problems.

Laika
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a Russian street dog, was one of the first living creatures in space. She never made it to the stars, but her journey had the makings of a great story and one that would offer a completely new perspective on the world. Our stories have a similar goal. There are countless ways to look at the world involving new perspectives and surprising approaches utilizing fresh eyes.

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Share an urgent story?

Invite us for a lecture?

We are looking forward to hear from you!