Articles about VRT
Flemish producer Philippe De Schepper reveals how he blended reality and fiction for science-fiction series Arcadia, which imagines a world where people’s quality of life is based on a ‘citizen score’ and explores what happens when one person tries to bend the rules for his family.
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.
Twee Zomers (Two Summers) creators and writers Paul Baeten and Tom Lenaerts discuss this psychological thriller in which a group of friends reunite 30 years after a tragic accident, leading dark secrets to resurface.
Svörtu sandar (Black Sands) star Aldís Amah Hamilton, director Baldvin Z and producer Hörður Rúnarsson reveal how this series takes a new approach to crime drama with a story that unfolds against Iceland’s unique scenery.
DQ watches the final stage of filming for Belgian drama GR5: Into the Wilderness, in which a group of friends embark on an emotionally and physically demanding journey from the North Sea to the Mediterranean.
Philippe De Schepper, showrunner of Belgian drama Blackout, and producer Helen Perquy take DQ inside this thriller set at a time when the country is plunged into darkness.
Flemish series Grenslanders (Floodland) sets a crime mystery against a unique backdrop as investigators from Belgium and the Netherlands join forces in this cross-border drama.
In Belgian drama De Twaalf (The Twelve), a murder trial is witnessed through the eyes of the jury members, who all bring their own personal baggage into the deliberation room. Series producer Peter Bouckaert and director Wouter Bouvijn explain all.
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.
Tabula Rasa producer Helen Perquy tells Michael Pickard about the show’s journey from Series Mania pitch to fully-fledged series ahead of its launch on VRT next year.