BIFFF 2018 Awards

It was a wonderful series of spectators, an increase of more than 4000 spectators compared to… +

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Q&A 2018

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Pascal Laugier- Ghostland

First noticed for his short movies by Christophe Gens, Pascal Laugier then moved on to the… +

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VR & Le Genre Masterclass

From zombies to haunted houses, virtual reality has opened the door to a new theater of… +

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Shauna MacDonald – White Chamber

Shauna Macdonald was born in Malaysia and shortly after moved back to her family’s native Edinburg,… +

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Ryan Nelson – Mercy Christmas

Hailing from Dayton Ohio, Ryan graduated from the North Carolina School of the Arts with a… +

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Remi Frechette – Montreal Dead End

Remi Frechette studied film production at Concordia University before tackling his first major project: Les Jaunes…. +

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Paul Raschid – White Chamber

Having grown up around filmmaking under the guidance of his producer father Neville, Paul went on… +

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Michael Vermaercke – Memento Mori

Michael Vermaercke is a passionate young Belgian director. After winning some awards with his various short… +

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Marco Laguna – Doubleplusungood

Marco Laguna, that’s the singer of 80ties cult band La Muerte, that’s Mario Bava, Jesse Franco,… +

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Issa Lopez – Tigers are not afraid

When your movie gets the blessing from both Guillermo del Toro and Stephen King on twitter,… +

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Isaac Ezban – Parallel

From an early age, Isaac Ezban was attracted to genre films. He soon became one of… +

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Guillermo del Toro – Cronos

He’s the man of the moment. The Shape of Water won 4 of those mythical statues,… +

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Giorgio Serafini – Flashburn

He was born in Brussels, Belgium from Italian parents and lives in Los Angeles with his… +

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Giles Daoust – Painkillers

This self-taught writer, producer and director founded his own production company Title Films in 2003. A… +

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Franck Ribière – La Femme la plus Assassinée du Monde

Even though Franck Ribière is not the first producer to turn director, you can only admire… +

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Deon Meyer – Hunting Emma

Deon Meyer used to be a journalist, a correspondent and an ad-writer before he started writing… +

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Christopher Morrison – Joanne

Christopher is a multi-talented director-writer-actor who has worked on over 100 films and theatrical productions. He… +

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Chris Sun – Boar

Chris was named after “Christopher Lee” who played Dracula, so horror was destined in his blood… +

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Arno Pluquet – Ca tourne pres de chez vous

Arno Pluquet (1986°, Tournai) is a self-taught director, screenwriter and actor. He kicked off his career… +

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Andrés Goteira – Dhogs

Andrés Goteira hails from Galicia, Spain. He studied telecommunication engineering in Vigo and sound design in… +

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Adolfo Kolmerer – Snowflake

Adolfo Kolmerer (Caracas, Venezuela, 1986) graduated as a computer scientist, but that was not really the… +

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Alexandre Drouet – Ex Funeris

After a theater degree at the IAD, Alexandre Drouet starts writing and directing. His love for… +

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New Partnership with Lucca Cucina Italiana

The BIFFF proudly announces its cooperation with a new partner. Lucca Cucina Italiana is an Italian… +

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Tom Pouce – Jury Short films

  This die-hard fan has been a BIFFF-regular since the 2nd edition. He’s crazy enough to… +

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Guy Astic – Jury Short Films

Guy Astic is director of the Tous Courts d’Aix-en-Provence festival. He also teaches film studies at… +

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Natalie Lebel – Jury Short Films

Studied literture and cinema at the University of Paris VIII. Since 2006, head of Sales and… +

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Michel Devillers – Jury Short Films

Born in Tournai on June 20th 1950, a painter and a sculptor, he is one of… +

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Gökhan Kulak – Jury Short Films

Gökhan’s early fascination with movies was encouraged by his father, who took him to Sunday Matinées,… +

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The BIFFF and the STAR WARS™ Identities exhibition are partners !

  Answer the following question: “On which planet did Luke Skywalker grow up?” and you might… +

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Gilles Reunis – Jury Short Films

After working for 5 years as marketing manager at the Cinéart movie distribution company, Gilles Reunis… +

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François Stassens – Jury Short Films

François Stassens is the head of the SABAM’s audiovisual department. His mission is to be the… +

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Christian Bontinckx – Jury Short Films

  Born in 1954, Christian Bontinckx studied psychology, pedagogy and cinematography at the ULB in Brussels…. +

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Bénédicte Bourgois – Jury Short Films

Since 2006 she’s been the head of the RTBF’s Short Films Acquisitions and TV shows, especially… +

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Stephanie Crayencour -International

Not only is she from Brussels, she’s alto multi-talented. This niece of Marguerite Yourcenar was only… +

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Lloyd Kaufman – Jury International

In 1971, Kaufman met his future partner Michael Herz at Yale. The Troma Universe was born… +

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Laurent Lucas – Jury International

After attending a one-man show in Paris, Laurent Lucas got addicted to theatre. It didn’t take… +

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Julia Ducournau – Jury International

It’s fascinating to follow Julia Ducournau’s trajectory which led to her feature debut Grave. As the… +

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Mathieu Mortelmans – Jury 7th Orbit

Mathieu Mortelmans (1985°) is a bilingual Belgian film director. Besides his internationally awarded shorts Chambre Double… +

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Pascal Vandelanoitte – Jury 7th Orbit

Pascal Vandelanoitte is a film historian. He obtained a Ph. D. in Social Sciences – Film… +

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Koen Monserez – Jury 7th Orbit

Koen Monserez (1968) is a Flemish actor and director. Since February 2017 he’s also a programmer… +

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Gaëtan Delferière – Jury 7th Orbit

Gaetan Delferiere is a scriptwriter for TV-series (Champion, Fils de, Les enfants de la forêt), a… +

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Michel Nabokoff – Jury Méliès

Belgian actor Michel Nabokoff (1973°) is indeed the great-nephew of Russian writer Vladimir Nabokov. The latter… +

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Jean-Yves Roubin – Jury Méliès

Jean-Yves Roubin founded FraKas Productions in 2007. The company is active in development and international co-productions…. +

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Marie Manzah – Jury Méliès

Born in Paris of a Spanish mother and a Cameroonian father, Marie moved to Belgium in… +

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Oliver Imfeld – Jury Méliès

Oliver Imfeld, born in Switzerland from a Swiss mother and a Dutch father, left his native… +

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Philippe Logie – Jury Méliès

Since 2001, Philippe Logie has been running the Acquisitions Department of the Belgian pay-channel Be TV… +

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Koen Mortier -Jury Thriller

Despite being busy with the post-production of Angel and the pre-production of Rotterdam, I Love You,… +

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Antoine Bours – Jury Thriller

After film studies at the IAD, Antoine Bours mainly devotes himself to writing. This takes him… +

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Francois Troukens – Jury Thriller

François Troukens’ life resembles that of a crime novel. He’s about twenty years old when he… +

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Augmented Reality “Prosthetic Art” Exhibition

The future is now at the BIFFF! Join us and walk down the BIFFF hallways to… +

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The Human Rights League – Masterclass

Monday 05 april at 20h30 => Fear in the city! Cities and Citizenship in Fantasy and… +

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The Year of Protest

This year marks the 50th anniversary of May 68 and its ensuing protest movements, of which… +

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VR Screening Room

Horror in 2D is out; soon shuddering in 3D will be the new normal. Technology is… +

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Séance spéciale: I kill Giants

12/04/2018 – Cine 1 – 14:0 Price: Free (if you come with your youth organization) Afternoon… +

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ZomBIFFF Day

ZomBIFFF’lympics => This year welcomes Lloyd Kaufman as its godfather. He will open the 4th Olympic… +

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Fantasti’Kids

Sunday 15/04/2018 => 14u – Cine 2 NL.V. (from 6 years old) 16:30 – Cine 2… +

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BIF Market

After having hosted the co-production market for genre films for several years, the BIFFF set up… +

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Focus Mexico

Some people want to build a wall, we’d rather build bridges. Some only see cocaine and… +

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Boulevard du Polar

Spectacular robbery at the BIFFF – deposition by Boulevard du Polar! Minutes of the trial Preliminary… +

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Deon Meyer – Masterclass

The written word versus the silver screen – BIFFF/Boulevard du Polar present: From novel to screenplay:… +

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Séma Editions

New at the BIFFF: a book stand by Séma Editions Séma Éditions is a Belgian publishing… +

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50 Years of Belgian Cinema

Friday 13 april at 18:00 =>  Snipers in sight, run for cover! On the occasion of… +

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The 501st FanWars Garrison visits the BIFFF!

As part of this year’s partnership between the BIFFF and the Star Wars Identities exhibition, which… +

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Program

AVAILABLE 15th OF MARCH AT 14h

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Press Release 2018

Download here: Press File BIFFF 2018

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Gaming Madness Zone: 12 days of Gaming Mayhem in one spot!

There’s an ever thinner line between genre movies and video games. We both love getting scared,… +

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Animations

TaKaPa Four-legged Monsters Don’t be afraid! Their hustle and bustle notwithstanding, they’re just two friendly balls… +

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Sharing Box

Since you will spend an unforgettable moment at the BIFFF, why not immortalize it thanks to… +

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ArtBIFFF

Serge Boularot Approach My research focuses on the representation of the human body. My job as… +

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Practical

TRANSPORT / BIFFF ACCESS APPLICATIONS

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Vampire Ball at Bozar

Makeup/hairdressing: € 3 (from 20pm to 1am) Contest for the best disguise: 2am Advance booking: 13,5… +

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Fantasy & Manga Market

Sunday 15 april at 10:00 => The Fantasy and Manga Market is being held for the… +

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iGOTO

This year, the BIFFF program is coming to life! It will have a brand new feature…. +

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35th Make Up Contest

Free entrance Wednesday, April 4th to Thursday, April 12th (except April 7th), from 6pm to 10pm,… +

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Mad in Belgium

It’s no secret to anyone that the few Belgian movies that get released in the theatres… +

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5 novelties for the BIFFF OFF-program

Every year our beloved festival evolves with new experiences or small changes. BIFFF is well known… +

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Hate, Fear and Love

04 > 28/04 from Tuesday to Saturday PointCulture ULB Ixelles Opening: Wednesday, April 4th from 5.30pm… +

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From E.T. to Stranger Things, what’s changed? Zone Geek

27/03/2018 from 5.30 to 7.00pm PointCulture ULB Ixelles Admission: € 3 / € 2 (students), includes… +

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Hall Of Fame

The biggest warriors, the bravest guardians, the most valiant ladies and lords will be celebrated here. The toughest gremlins, strongest wizards… +

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The Story of the first battle

  It’s already been 2 weeks since the battle between the Dark Side and the Bright Side started…. +

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BIF Market 2018

WELCOME to the second edition of the BIF MARKET ! The BIF Market will take place from 4… +

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3rd International Art Contest

From Thursday 5 to Friday 13 April 2018, every other day, from 5 pm till 10… +

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Submissions are open for the BIFFF 2018 !

Feature Film instructions CLOSED Short Film form CLOSED 31st Body Painting Contest You can find the… +

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Body Painting Contest 2.0

Centre for Fine Arts 2.00 – 4.30pm: public access to the contest (free) 4.30 – 18pm… +

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BIFFF 2017 Awards

Long Feature Award The Critic jury, composed by David Hainaut, Marc Bussens and Olivier Clinckart, has… +

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Pro Accreditations

The Pro Accreditation form can be found here: BIFFF– Accreditation

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