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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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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Tom Pouce

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

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Christensen Aaron

Aaron Christensen (aka “Dr. AC”) is a Chicago-based actor/writer who has viewed and reviewed over 3000… +

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Kim Kody

Kody Kim learned to make others laugh at the school playground, where he sharpened his puns… +

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Targarona Mar

Mar Targarona founded the production company Rodar y Rodar with her husband Joaquin Padro. They were… +

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Goldberg Sylvain

Sylvain Goldberg is a multi-talented artist: author, pianist, composer, interpreter, comedian and director. He is also… +

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Guégan Anne-Laure

Her passport might say she’s French, but after graduating in film studies at Insas in 1995,… +

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Gomez Macarena

It’s a bit hard to concentrate on writing the bio of one of our favorite actresses… +

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Palcy Euzhan

Martinique-born Euzhan Palcy, an unconditional fan of Fritz Lang and Orson Welles, studied French literature at… +

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Lindberg Christina

Avant-garde feminist Christina Lindberg provoked at an early age by posing nude when she was barely… +

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Philippon Bénédicte

After leaving the Royal Conservatory of Brussels in 2007, Bénédicte explores various theatrical and cinematographic genres… +

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Vachiéry Martin

Born a few months after the Chernobyl accident, young Martin Vachiéry first discovered the BIFFF in… +

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Bussens Marc

This year Marc Bussens became chairman of the UFK (Film Critic’s Union). He started his rich… +

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Liebman Riton

Riton Liebman, a native of Brussels, first got noticed when he was cast in Bertrand Blier’s… +

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de Pierpont Jacques

Radioman Jacques de Pierpont (1950°), known as “Ponpon”, started in 1974 with the French-speaking public broadcaster… +

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Carolyn Axelle

Lifelong horror (and BIFFF) fan and Brussels-born director Axelle Carolyn started out as a film journalist… +

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Clinckart Olivier

Olivier Clinckart studies journalism at the ULB and joins the now defunct Grand Angle magazine as… +

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Raynal Patrick

Patrick Raynal gets hooked on literature by plundering his mother’s bookcase. Combined with his passion for… +

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Rausin Jean-Jacques

Jean-Jacques Rausin wasn’t really keen on his philosophy and literature studies at the University of Liege… +

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Leclère Kadija

Kadija Leclère graduates in 1997 from the Brussels Royal Conservatory for Dramatic Arts. She acts for… +

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Poulain Lucile

Hailing from France, Lucile Poulain lives in Brussels since 2011. She was first active in publishing… +

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Tarquin Didier

Didier Tarquin might share his name with an Etruscan king, he luckily doesn’t share his fate,… +

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Seron Xavier

In 2005 his short film Rien d’insoluble was selected for the Venice Film Festival. He then… +

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Meiswinkel Dirk

Dirk is the creative mind behind “Krimi-Küche” (“crimes’ kitchen”). Since 2012 his murder mystery games are… +

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Hainaut David

Born in 1980, a graduate in communication studies and an independent journalist since 2006, this adoptive… +

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The winners of the Méliès d’or 2016 are…

Raw (Grave) by Julia Ducournau wins the Méliès d’or 2016 L’oeil silencieux (The Frozen Eye) wins… +

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Delpâture Gorian

In his young and prolific career, Gorian Delpâture has almost worked on every kind of program… +

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Vandecasteele Joost

Joost Vandecasteele is a Brussels based author and screenwriter. His five published books, most recently ‘Jungle’… +

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Balaguero Jaume

Together with Alex de la Iglesia, Jaume Balaguero is probably the most famous ambassador of Spanish… +

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Ling Bai

Bai Ling was definitely destined to triumph at the stage. At 14, she enrolled in the… +

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Thielemans Freddy

Born and raised as a true ‘Brusseleir’, Freddy Thielemans came from a modest but engaged family…. +

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Lini Georges

Georges Lini, founder of la Compagnie Belle de Nuit since 1998, was also artistic director of… +

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Claustriaux Geoffrey

While the other kids were spending their time playing soccer outside, little Geoffrey Claustriaux was stuck… +

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Cozzi Luigi

Luigi Cozzi, a lifelong friend of Dario Argento, started his career co-writing Four Flies on Grey… +

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Dufranne Michel

This booklover knew that the music academy wasn’t his thing and decided to do something more… +

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Dieu Maxime

Born in Mons in 1978, Maxime Dieu graduated at the ‘Institut des Hautes Ecoles des Communications… +

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Ngoma Nancy

It might have started somewhere north of the Lake Kivu, but Nancy Ngoma soon finds her… +

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Beaudot Pierre

Pierre Beaudot is a pop culture fanatic for as long as he can remember. This man… +

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Licht Monique

Monique Licht has a career of more than four decades in movie production. In 1973 she… +

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Dacosse Manu

At the age of 16 Manu Dacosse received his first camera. He has never stopped since…. +

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Mortagne Olivier

15 years have passed since Olivier Mortagne started working in the family business called Paradiso Filmed… +

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Kohoutova Jasna

Before she started acting, Czech-born Jasna Kohoutova, graduated as a doctor in psychology. But her artistic… +

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Feiner Sacha

Sacha Feiner was born in Brussels in 1982. He graduated in graphic design from the academy… +

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Baumerder Joëlle

She already saw herself working as a prison warden after having studied psychology and criminology, but… +

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De Groof Laurent

Already on the school benches, Laurent dreamt of a career in writing and started a cultural… +

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Garcia Ana

My grandma certainly lit a fire in me with her stories about ghosts, disturbing shadows in… +

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Timmermans Charlotte

Charlotte studied audiovisual arts at the University of Antwerp and followed that up with a movie… +

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Balmet Nicolas

Before he was the referee of a crazy football match between zombies and his fellow journalists,… +

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Lebel Natalie

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

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Devillers Michel

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

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Trifin Guy

Born in 1954 and graduated in History. In 1988, he enters as PR manager the Wallonia-Brussels… +

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Kulak Gokhan

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

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Reunis Gilles

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

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Stassens François

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

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Bontinckx Christian

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

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Bourgois Bénédicte

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

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Diouri Claude

Brilliant mind, except when he had to study. Yet he managed to get through primary and… +

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de Coster Thierry

Writer, director, producer and actor Thierry de Coster has been active in cinema, theatre, radio and… +

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Keyaerts Gauthier

This journalist with Cinenews.be and graduate of the ULB, divides his time between journalism (movies, series… +

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Eraly Stefan

This independent journalist, a graduate in Social and Political Sciences of the Catholic University of Louvain,… +

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Charette Marie

This journalist, a contributor to Home Cinéma, a program about Belgian cinema on Be TV, has… +

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