Studied English in the USA, script writing and editing at the Institut des Arts de Diffusion in Belgium, collaborated on the editing of short films such as Philippe Boon’s Mon Dieu and completed internships at television stations RTL and Télé 21. From 1988 till 1998 he was part of the organising team of the Festival… Continue reading Thierry Vandersanden
Jury participation: 1999 - European Méliès Competition
One of our most talented short film makers. His debut Vol-au-vent (1991) was awarded several times. Robokip (1993), about an egg that refuses to be eaten, was an international success and with the moving Beauville (1995), starring Julien Schoenaerts and Marianne Sägebrecht, he also won several prizes. Mestdagh showed us his talents as a documentary… Continue reading Rudolf Mestdagh
Is a film critic working for the Belgian French speaking radio station RTBF and for the monthly magazine Journal du Ligeur. He was the chairman of the Brussels Centre for the Audio-Visual for 18 years and he teaches film history at the Université Libre de Bruxelles.
Co-wrote and co-directed with Robbe de Hert the documentary Henri Storck, Eyewitness (1987). He collaborated at de Hert’s Jansen en Janssen maken een film and is co-author of the book Binnenkort in deze zaal : Kroniek van de Belgische filmaffiche (1995), about Belgian film posters. From 1993 till 1998 he worked as a producer for… Continue reading Rick Stallaerts