Xavier Seron

In 2005 his short film Rien d’insoluble was selected for the Venice Film Festival. He then directed Le crabe with Christophe Hermans and co-wrote En Compagnie de la Poussière by Jacques Molitor (Locarno festival). In 2014, he codirected Dreamcatchers with Cédric Bourgeois, a documentary about Belgian wrestlers. Starting from 2011, he shoots several shorts with Méryl Fortunat-Rossi: Mauvaise Lune, L’Ours noir (more than 200 festival selections and 30 awards, including a Silver Méliès and the Magritte for Best Short) and Le Plombier (also awarded with a Magritte). His first feature, Death by Death, an offbeat black comedy, is shown at Karlovy Vary, the Montreal Festival du Nouveau Cinéma and Sitges. The film has already won several awards, including the NV Award in Palm Springs and two Magritte’s (Best Actor and Best Screenplay).