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Sessions 2019

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Submissions dates for screen.brussels fund

Every year, screen.brussels fund holds three dossier submission sessions. For 2019, submissions are due in January, June and September. Decisions are made public in February, July and October. 

2019

18 January 2019: Dossier submission (before 5 pm.). 22 February 2019: Decision.

7 June 2019: Dossier submission (before 5 pm.). 12 July 2019: Decision.

6 September 2019 : Dossier submission (before 5 pm.). 11 October 2019: Décision. 

 

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Brussels companies at Gamescom

Gamescom, the biggest gaming fair in Europe, opened yesterday August 21st.

Five Brussels companies attend the event and show their games and products: Apptweak an App Store Optimization (ASO) Tool company; OneBonsai, a company providing VR, AR and AI solutions; Demute, a sound studio for video games and VR; sU Games and Exiin, two development studios.

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Belgians set to conquer gamescom, the beating heart of gaming

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Belgian video games continue to be successful abroad, which is why, from 21 to 25 August (from 22 August for the general public), a Belgian delegation will once again be attending gamescom in Cologne, the planet’s largest gaming fair, with a stand in the national colours that is sure to draw plenty of interest. More than twenty companies will be represented at the Belgian stand, all of them specialists in video game development or in services for the gaming industry. Combining Belgian creativity and technology, these companies all have high growth potential.

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Brussels at the time of ‘Les Misérables’

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Strolling around Brussels this summer, you may have come across some strange-looking characters: passers-by dressed in 18th-century costumes in the Sablon district, an old-fashioned horse and carriage in Brussels Park, or you may even have seen some famous actors (Dominic West, Lily Collins and David Oyelowo) on the streets of Ixelles, Auderghem or in Cinquantenaire Park.

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New Media Economics Programme in Brussels

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Registration is now open for the new Media Economics Programme

The programme launches in September 2018. Secure your place and register today for the full Postgraduate or specific Training courses in Media Economics!



The Media Economics Programme is a new programme at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and is organized by SMIT. The programme combines facts and figures of state of the art scientific research with interesting and sometimes conflicting insights from industry experts.

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7th session: 11 co-production projects

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Series, animation, documentaries and movies for the seventh edition of screen.brussels

The screen.brussels fund has selected 11 co-production projects that showcase Brussels and its filmmaking industry. The one million euros of investment also consolidates the work of Brussels Animation Valley, with an overall expected return on spending of €8, 430, 000, i.e. 843%.

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Cleo: eco film-making in practice!

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We're paying tribute to the admirably eco-responsible film shoot of Cleo that wrapped up a couple of weeks ago. With the support of both screen.brussels (fund and film commission) and the Flemish Audiovisual Fund, this genuine "Brussels" project combines artistic commitment with respect for the environment. The two organisations are making a concerted effort to support this wonderful project on the ground.

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Rosie & Moussa go for a walk on the 28th of March

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Based on the books by Michael De Cock and Judith Vanistendael. Rosie en Moussa is truly a Brussels story, filmed in Molenbeek and the centre of the city, with the support of screen.brussels.

Following a series in Brussel Deze Week (now called Bruzz), several books, and translations into German, French, Italian, Slovenian, Turkish and Japanese, we now present Rosie & Moussa, the film. The film has since been selected for four foreign festivals, including the prestigious Toronto festival (TIFF).

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6th session: 10 supported projects

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In its sixth session, screen.brussels invests one million euro in 10 projects

The screen.brussels fund has selected 10 coproduction projects that place Brussels and its audiovisual sector firmly in the spotlight. Whether by way of documentaries focusing on our capital and its cultural heritage, the promotion of the area through numerous days of filming or the involvement of our performers and specialist companies in large-scale productions, the projects in which screen.brussels has opted to invest are helping to put the Brussels region on the international audiovisual map.

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Frame, future media house of mediapark.brussels

R. Vervoort, D. Gosuin, F. Laanan et N. Magis devant la maquette du Frame

The design by the consortium Baukunst (Brussels) - Bruther (Paris), winner of the call for project designers organised by the Urban Development Corporation (SAU-MSI) for the construction of ‘Media House’ in mediapark.brussels, was presented today by the architects and the four main future occupants, in the presence of Rudi Vervoort, Minister-President of the Brussels-Capital Region, Didier Gosuin, Regional Minister for the Economy and Employment, and Fadila Laanan, Minister-President of the French-speaking Brussels government.

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They filmed it in Brussels: Charlotte Rampling

The film Hannah by Italian director Andrea Pallaoro is due for release in Belgian theatres on 14 March 2018. As well, the film will benefit from a historic première to mark the eagerly-awaited reopening of the Palace Cinema on 28 February 2018. The film’s lead actress Charlotte Rampling took the opportunity to share her impressions of our capital, one of the settings for the movie. She emphasises the importance of Brussels as an environment, as a world and as a second skin to slip into for the duration of a shoot.

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Audiovisual industry boom in Brussels-Capital Region confirmed in 2017

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Brussels, 23 January 2018: Thanks to the combined efforts of the various screen.brussels’ departments, the audiovisual sector now has access to a support structure that is coherent, collaborative and suited to its every need. Designed to support this innovative sector and convey its image, screen.brussels has achieved good results and now presents its balance sheet for last year.

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Feature films and television series: the eight projects selected by the screen.brussels fund

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To round off its first full year of operations, the screen.brussels fund has selected eight projects (fiction films, documentaries and television series), supporting the audiovisual sector in the Brussels-Capital Region. With Brussels producers in the spotlight, experienced or promising actors and directors, technicians employed, the order books of service providers and post-production companies filled, here are the complete results of Session 5.

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Eco-tournage: une première!

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Le projet-pilote tournage durable est sur les rails, la film commission accompagne la série” Champion” co-produite par Nexus Factory et la RTBF. Amandine Frisque (productrice excécutive) et Stéphanie Gheerardyn (régisseuse générale) sont épaulées par Sophie Cornet, éco-conseillère discrète mais très efficace.

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screen.brussels op het TIFF

Van 8 tot 14 september was de cluster screen aanwezig op de “Industry Market” van het TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival), een van de grootste internationale filmevenementen. Tijdens die verkenningsmissie werd gezocht naar mogelijkheden voor de Brusselse ondernemers om de meest toegankelijke trans-Atlantische markten aan te boren, met name Canada. Dat land wordt namelijk vaak gezien als de toegangspoort naar de Verenigde Staten.

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See Brussels... in Venice

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See Brussels… in Venice    

Brussels will be honoured during the 74th Venice International Film Festival held from 30 August to 9 September 2017 in three of the films specifically presented as world previews: Hannah (Competition), Tueurs (Cinema nel Giardino) and Le Fidèle (Out of competition). Besides these three feature films, two Brussels projects in development will be presented at the Venice Production Bridge; one documentary and one with virtual reality content.

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