The Overkill is:

Aike Lütkemöller

Director /Board of directors / Production / Organisation / Game programer

Artist graduated from AKI (2009) Aike grew up with video games. Aike has his hands in different parts of the festival, from the game program to the production of the exhibition. As a director it is for Aike important to create a space and offer the time to play. It has to be as fun as critical, experimental and underground.

Specialty: (Retro) Games, Indie Madness


Marie Janin

art Director /Board of directors / Production / Organisation / Art programer

Artist and freelance curator Marie is interested in the impact of art in the popular culture. What is important to her is to make the festival an experimental and joyful platform. She is working to make the space of the festival a place of collaborations, where creative people, with different backgrounds can play with original mediums and create unexpected objects and experiences.

Specialty: (Indie) Art


Frank Schonewille

Organisation / Movie programer

Filmfreak, filmmaker, creative and all-time geek with organisational skills. Owner and manager of the online movie magazine Cultzine TOTF, former head programer of the BUT Film Festival and chief of (Poppodium) Atak TV.

Specialty: Splatstick, 80’s Retro Cartoons, Japanse Cinema


Dénis de Maat

Assistent Movie programer

BoardGames Geek, Crazy Cat Human, Casual PC Gamer, Cultzine TOTF Writer about Movies, Shorts and Boardgames. For The Overkill I’m going to the dark side of YouTube looking for the best fan movies and documentaries about games.

Specialty: Over the top, (Board) games, Fan movies


Ella Buzo

Organisation / Promotion

Organizer and curator in Tetem, Ella is a media art specialist. With an important Dutch and international art network and a long experience in the organisation of exhibitions, Ella supports the organisation of the art program and helps with the promotion of the festival as an interdisciplinary platform.

Specialty: (New) Media, Art, Technology


Thomas de Groot

Organisation / Board of directors / Game programer

Academic working on serious gaming at the University of Twente, Thomas keeps an eye on the development of gaming technologies. Supporting the selection of indie games, introducing lecturers and questioning the technology, he is one of the game experts of the festival.

Specialty: Gaming technology, social crossover


Patrick Jonkman

Organisation / Music programer

Als liefhebber van chiptunes, modular synths, circuit bending, acid house, noise electronics en experimental ambient is Patrick de muziek expert van het festival. Hij zorgt voor een essentieel onderdeel van The Overkill, namelijk de party!

Specialty: Retro Games, Chiptunes