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1061 articles available in total starting from 19/03/2008. Last article published on 22/06/2020.

Film shoots are guaranteed to resume in French-speaking Belgium

Film shoots are guaranteed to resume in French-speaking Belgium

The Wallonia-Brussels Federation has just confirmed the creation of a guarantee fund for film shoots  

22/06 | Industry | Market | Belgium

Ben Stassen  • Co-director of Bigfoot Family

Interview: Ben Stassen • Co-director of Bigfoot Family

"The challenge is to appeal to children without alienating their parents"

We met with Belgian director and producer Ben Stassen who’s presenting his 9th feature film Bigfoot Family (co-directed with Jérémie Degruson) in competition at the Annecy Film Festival  

17/06 | Annecy 2020

Review: Bigfoot Family

Review: Bigfoot Family

Ben Stassen and Jérémie Degruson offer up a slice of slickly directed family entertainment set against a backdrop of urgent environmental issues, celebrity culture and high-octane chases  

16/06 | Annecy 2020

Olivier Bronckart  • Founder, Moonday

Interview: Olivier Bronckart • Founder, Moonday

"Simplifying access to information, shaking up the way it’s processed and making it easier to share"

We met with Olivier Bronckart who is now embarking on a new adventure in the form of Moonday, a collaborative information gathering and processing platform  

28/05 | /Belgium

Review: Fadma: Even Ants Have Wings

Review: Fadma: Even Ants Have Wings

Jawad Rhalib’s film follows the quest for emancipation embarked upon by the women of a small douar in the High Atlas Mountains and led by a city-dweller come home to the village for her holidays  

28/05 | Hot Docs 2020

€6 millions afforded to the cinema and audiovisual sector in Brussels and Wallonia

€6 millions afforded to the cinema and audiovisual sector in Brussels and Wallonia

The Culture and Media Minister has just revealed details of a plan for the relaunch of the sector, aimed at auteurs, cinemas and producers  

25/05 | Industry | Market | Belgium

Fabrice du Welz  • Director

Interview: Fabrice du Welz • Director

"It’s high time for us to get back to work and to carry on with our lives"

In light of the lack of commitment over any possible resumption of film activities in Belgium, director Fabrice du Welz reflects on a situation which he sees as toxic  

25/05 | /Belgium

An eclectic first session of 2020 for the Wallonia-Brussels Federation Film Centre

An eclectic first session of 2020 for the Wallonia-Brussels Federation Film Centre

The Film Selection Committee is backing 56 new projects and supporting talents hailing from domains such as music (Baloji) and literature (Thomas Gunzing and Adeline Dieudonné)  

18/05 | Production | Funding | Belgium

Dirk Verheye and Inti Calfat  • Directors of Into the Night

Interview: Dirk Verheye and Inti Calfat • Directors of Into the Night

“We prefer to turn the camera to the characters looking at the fire, rather than to the fire itself”

We talked to Dirk Verheye and Inti Calfat, directors of the first Belgian Netflix series, Into the Night, online from 1 May and produced by Entre Chien et Loup  

30/04 | Belgium

Series review: Into the Night

Series review: Into the Night

Belgium takes the plunge into the Netflix pool with a production belonging to one of the genres most beloved by the communities of fans of the platform: the disaster series  

30/04 | Series | Reviews | Belgium

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