Pascal Vandelanoitte – Jury 7th Orbit

Pascal Vandelanoitte is a film historian. He obtained a Ph. D. in Social Sciences – Film Studies at the University of Leuven in 2012. He joined DocNomads at LUCA School of Arts (Brussels) as a lecturer in Documentary Film History in 2014 and from 2016 on he also teaches on Film History at LUCA Genk. Furthermore, he has been working for more than a decade as an advisor to the Flemish regional government (VGC), with responsibilities for the Brussels art scene. He has published on films by directors such as Pasolini, Tarkovsky, Visconti, and Kubrick. His main interests are arthouse movies, experimental film, and an eclectic variety of music. His recent research focuses mostly on the intertextual use of existing music in films, such as the innovative use of Mahler’s music in Ken Russell’s biopic Mahler, or the use and perception of jazz in film noir.