Articles about De Mensen
Lost Luggage screenwriter Tiny Bertels and director Nathalie Basteyns reflect on making the Belgian drama, which is set in the aftermath of the real-life Brussels Airport terrorist attack as one woman takes on the task of returning abandoned luggage.
Pieter Van Huyck, head of scripted at Belgian producer De Mensen, outlines how the company developed family crime drama Diamonds, which is set in Antwerp’s diamond district, with support from partners in Israel.
British actor Ben Miller reveals why playing the title character in the UK remake of Belgian crime series Professor T is the part of a lifetime, as he talks about overcoming obsessive-compulsive disorder and his love of European drama.
On the back of thrilling series such as De Dag (The Day), Tabula Rasa and 13 Geboden (13 Commandments), Belgium is proving to be the latest global creative hotspot for television drama. DQ hears from those in the business to find out the secret to its success.
Belgium’s De Mensen partnered with a unique theatre company to produce heart-warming drama Tytgat Chocolat (Team Chocolate). Co-writer/director Filip Lenaerts and producer Pieter Van Huyck recall the origins of the series, which is an example of how drama can break down disability barriers.