23rd Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
Year of birth: 1979 | Country: Belgium
Kristof did his Masters in Documentary Direction at the National Film and Television School (UK). As a director/producer, he regularly teaches and gives workshops on documentary research, storytelling and production. He also started WoodsDoc, a community documentary cinema based in Antwerp. He is an IDFA Academy and EURODOC graduate. Elephant’s dream, a feature documentary he directed and coproduced, screened at festivals worldwide and received various awards. It is available on Netflix.
Elephant's Dream, directed by Kristof Bilsen, 75 min, Belgium/United Kingdom, 2014; director/producer
The Perfect Belgian, directed by Kristof Bilsen, 34 min, Belgium, 2010; director/producer
Parallel Lives, directed by Kristof Bilsen, 34 min, United Kingdom/Belgium, 2010; director/producer
Three Women, directed by Kristof Bilsen, Daniel Billiet, 50 min, Belgium, 2005; co-director/producer
Projects in development
Flux, in production. Pomm works in Tailand with Europeans who are aﬄicted by Alzheimer’s disease, while she tries to sort her own life as a struggling single mother.
The Perfect Family, in development. A ﬁlm about people who are ﬁlling the gaps in our ever unﬁnished social lives, about those who are happy to play some of the roles we cannot fulﬁll.