Bastiaan Hooimeijer is an animator from Groningen, who also makes comics under the pen name NAAM. He attended the Art Academy Minerva and is one of the founders of and main contributors to the Groningen-based comics collective/magazine Gr'nn since 1996. Among his regular characters are 'Temper', 'Gray' and 'Splain'.
In 2000 Hooimeijer also founded the computer animation studio Happy Ship with Harry Arling and Martin Venema, through which they have produced the animated short 'Olaf, happy little cannon', several video-installations an a travelling interactive multimedia-play. The studio also develops visual effects for feature films in cooperation with Planet X FX.