The vertically-integrated Belga Films group consists of several entities, all active in the film industry in Belgium:
- Created in 1937, Belga Films is the clear leader in independent film distribution in Belgium thanks to a ambitious line-up of mostly English-speaking films (recent releases include Paddington II, La La Land, 12 Years a Slave, Sicario, The Hunger Games saga, Snowden. Past releases include Pulp Fiction, the Twilight saga, Crash, Babel and over 800 other films). In 2017, Belga seized 4 of the top 6 independently-distributed films and ranked 3th overall, ahead of 4 of the 6 majors
- Belga Productions is the group’s company focusing on international co-productions for projects initiated internationally. It accompanies productions in Belgium from A to Z in all operational and financial aspects. In 2017, it served as the local producer for Thomas Vinterberg’s Kursk, one of the largest films ever produced in Belgium
- Belga Films Fund is the group’s Belgian Tax Rebate (“Tax Shelter”) in-house fund currently riding the best ever launch in the system’s 15-year existence. In the last 3 years, it financed 25 projects for amounts from 50.000€ to over 5M€ per project. (www.belgafilmsfund.be)
Belga Productions offers production solutions in Belgium while giving producers the opportunity to benefit from all the other facilities of the group. With direct access to annual multi-million financing via its in-house Tax Shelter fund, Belga Films Fund, and premium Benelux distribution backed by appealing MGs, Belga Productions produces 8 to 10 feature films , documentaries, animated films and TV series annually year with budgets ranging from €1 million to €50 million.
Les projets made in Brussels
In the labyrinth of lies
En 1985, Paul vit à Berlin-Est, la capitale de la RDA. Il est hébergé par sa grand-mère Liese. Les parents de Paul ont tenté de fuir avec...
Le film raconte la tragique fin du Kursk, le fleuron des sous-marins russes à propulsion nucléaire, et de son équipage dont les 140 membr...