Belgian Directorsby Snurph | created - 7 months ago | updated - 7 months ago | Public
2. Stijn Coninx
Director | Marina
Stijn Coninx was born on February 21, 1957 in Neerpelt, Belgium as Augustijn Robert Marguerite Coninx. He is a director and assistant director, known for Marina (2013), Daens (1992) and When the Light Comes (1998). He is married to An Evers. They have four children.
Director | Je, tu, il, elle
Chantal Akerman was born on June 6, 1950 in Brussels, Belgium as Chantal Anne Akerman. She was a director and writer, known for Je Tu Il Elle (1974), A Couch in New York (1996) and The Meetings of Anna (1978). She was married to Sonia Wieder-Atherton. She died on October 5, 2015 in Paris, France.
Director | Mobutu, roi du Zaïre
Thierry Michel, the indefatigable globe trotter. Always anxious to find out about the wide world, the Belgian director has already explored, through documentary or fiction, Morocco and its people (Issue de secours 1987)), Brazilian favelas (Gosses de Rio (1990), the culture of Zaire (Zaïre, le...
Producer | Deux jours, une nuit
After studying drama in the arts institute, Jean Pierre Dardenne and his brother Luc made some videos about the rough life in blue-collar small towns in the Wallonie. After their meeting with filmmaker Armad Gatti and cinematographer Ned Burgess, they decided to enter in the movie business.
In 1978 ...
15. André Delvaux
Director | De man die zijn haar kort liet knippen
After having studied German philology, law, piano and composition Andre Delvaux filmed some TV documenturies. In 1965 he debuted at the movies with a film adapted from a novel of 'Johan Daisne'. His films always played in a set between reality and fantasy. Writing his own scripts he filmed e.g. "...
24. Erik Van Looy
Director | De zaak Alzheimer
Erik Van Looy was born on April 26, 1962 in Deurne, Flanders, Belgium as Erik Ludovicus Maria Van Looy. He is a Director and a Writer, known for the classic Belgian films, De Zaak Alzheimer/The Memory of a Killer (2003) and Loft (2008). He's also directed the US-remake of The Loft (2014). Between ...
28. Isidore Moray
Director | Burgerwacht
Like many pioneers of cinema in general, and of Belgian cinema in particular, the name of Isidore Moray is completely forgotten today. And yet a tribute should be paid to this former projectionist, who created the first independent Belgian Newsreel company (Journal belge d'actualités), who made the...
Before 1920, Hippolyte De Kempeneer was one of the most active of national pioneers (alongside Frenchman Alfed Machin in the fictional sphere). Born in Anderlecht, near Brussels, De Kempeneer had for many years been a wine merchant, then a dealer in beers , before making his first reportage in 1897...
32. Joris Ivens
Director | La Seine a rencontré Paris
Joris Ivens was born on November 18, 1898 in Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands as George Henri Anton Ivens. He was a director and writer, known for The Seine Meets Paris (1957), Pour le Mistral (1966) and A Tale of the Wind (1988). He was married to Marceline Loridan Ivens and Germaine Krull. He ...
35. Rémy Belvaux
Actor | C'est arrivé près de chez vous
Rémy Belvaux was born on November 10, 1966 in Namur, Wallonia, Belgium as Rémy Nicolas Lucien Belvaux. He was an actor and writer, known for Man Bites Dog (1992), Pas de C4 pour Daniel Daniel (1987) and Génération Raymond (1990). He died on September 4, 2006 in Orry-la-Ville, Oise, ...
40. Ivo Michiels
Writer | Meeuwen sterven in de haven
Ivo Michiels was born on January 8, 1923 in Mortsel, Flanders, Belgium as Henri Ceuppens. He was a writer and actor, known for Meeuwen sterven in de haven (1955), Exit 7 (1978) and Woman in a Twilight Garden (1979). He died on October 7, 2012 in Le Barroux, Vaucluse, France.