Brecht Vanhoenacker

director - editor - cameraman

About

 

Brecht Vanhoenacker graduated from KASK, Ghent, as a ‘master in audiovisual art’.
Brecht started working as an assistant director in 2003. In 2004 he directed his first commercial with the production company CCP, which soon gave him the opportunity to move further on in his career. He worked for Czar Brussels and Amsterdam, Wanda Paris, Mercurio Rome and is currently represented by Caviar Content Brussels.

Brecht has shot a lot of visual comedy and was honored with several international awards, including the golden award at New York Festival and the silver award at the London International Awards, for his Pure FM commercial.
He also has a big interest in documentary and recently finished after “Buffalo Forever” his fourth film together with Victoria Deluxe “Blij dat ik jou heb”.
He also likes operating the camera and knows his way around the edit.
He is a big time supporter of the ‚Gantoise’ and a huge cycling fan.
Great admirer of: Nicolas Philibert, Kelly Reichardt, Raymond Depardon, Manu Riche, Benoit Poelvoorde, the Ardenne brothers, Pharaoh Sanders,John Zorn, Greg Lemond, Clint Eastwoord, Alain Platel, The Big Lebowski…

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Education 

Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Ghent 
master in audiovisual arts
HIGRO, Ghent
Photography

Communication

Dutch (native language)
English
French

Experience

1998/99
assistant art director
The way I mate a musicvideo for Rednex
assistant camera
Billets doux a short movie by Frauke Dierikxs
electro
De aanspreker a short movie by Geofrey Enthoven
first assistant director
The one a music video for Das Pop
second camera
50cc a short movie by Felix van Groeningen
video creation
Best of Kung Fu a play by Felix van Groeningen, Pol Heyvaert en Jonas Boel, produced by Victoria Ghent
director of photography
Arzew a documentary by Inge Staelens
 2000/2001
videomix en creation
Discotheque a play by Felix van Groeningen, Pol Heyvaert en Jonas Boel, produced by Victoria, Ghent
director of photography
Theme from Discotheque a musicvideo for Samanta Fu
photography exhibition
Bricks for Feel Estate festival Ghent organised by Ontroerend Goed
writer and director
België-Turkije a shortmovie
2002/2003
assistant director en locationscout
Poes Poes Poes a theatersoap by Frank Van Passel en Peter Van den Eede, produced by Victoria en companie De Koe
assistant director and productionassistant
Maria Dolores a play by Wayn Traub, produced by Victoria
director of commercials
Flemish government, De Standaard, Kanaal 2, Sport Voetbalmagazine, Year of the disabled
2003/2004/2005/2006/2007
director of commercials
Opel, Radio Donna, Coca Cola, Clear, La Française des Jeux, France 4, Epson, Supermarkt plus, Koninklijke Landmacht Nederland, Rijksdienst en Waterstaat, Dexia, Croky, Minderhedenforum, Pure FM, Europalia
assistant editor
Blush a movie by Wim Vandekeybus
director of photography
The biggest sculpture of the world a performance documentary by Maarten Vanden Eynde
2008/2009/2010
director of commercials
Telepass, National Geographic, Koninklijke Landmacht Nederland, Lotto, Studio Brussel, De Standaard, Gitem, General d’Optique, Klara, BVN, Car-Pass, Kinepolis, Ford, Volkswagen, Balisto, Citroën, BCC
2011/2012
director of commercials
Quick, Hasbro, SNS bank, Bros; Telenet, Stepstone, Car-Pass, P-Magazine
director, editor and photography
Iets korter alstublieft a documentary in collaboration with Victoria Deluxe, 76 min
2013/2014
director of commercials
Delta Lloyd, Base, Lotto, Asteria, Klara Kapaza, BNPparibas
director, editor and photography
De wet van het dorp a documentary in collaboration with Victoria Deluxe, 86 min
director, editor and photography 
Buffalo Forever a documentary in collaboration with Victoria Deluxe en Voetbal in de stad, 85 min
2015/2016
director, editor and photography 
Blij dat ik jou heb a documentary in collaboration with Victoria Deluxe en Mozaïek vzw, 75 min
production companies

previous
Wanda Paris, Hamster Paris, Elegangue Paris, Carnibird Paris, Czar Amsterdam, 328 Stories Amsterdam, Christelpalace Amsterdam, Czar Brussel, CCCP Brussel, Rabbit Brussel, Mercurio Rome

current
Caviar Brussel, Amsterdam, Paris

Awards

België-Turkije
2001
Canvasprijs, Grote Ongeduld – Prijs van de jury, Internationaal Kortfilmfestival Leuven, KBC CJP trofee
Commercials
2004
Golden Award Montreux, public awarness – Cresta Award New York, public awarness – Silver Eurobest, public awarness – Grand Global Award dor social commitment New York
2005
Bronze Eurobest, beauty and cosmetics – Epica Silver Award, beauty products
2006
Cresta Award, television
2007
Golden Award New York Festival, media promotion broadcast – Bronze Clio Award Miami, tv cinema – Silver CCB Award Brussels – London International award, silver, TV-Media-Promotion
2008
Effi Award
2009
CCB Awards, gold,  Publication&Media

 

 

 

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Brecht Vanhoenacker

T. +32 497 42 21 75
brechtvanhoenacker@gmail.com