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Masterclass David Oelhoffen & Frédéric Vercheval

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26.06 Galeries 14:00

How can one pay more attention to the role of music? How can music be integrated into a project and what about the relationship between director and composer?
Director David Oelhoffen and director and composer Frédéric Vercheval talk about their projects and experiences.

David Oelhoffen

In 1996, David Oelhoffen began writing and directing short films, with which he won awards at numerous festivals. His first feature film, In Your Wake (2007) with Jacques Gamblin and Nicolas Giraud, was presented at the Semaine de la Critique in Cannes in 2007. He then directed Far from Men with Viggo Mortensen and Reda Kateb, which partook in the competition at the Mostra 2014 in Venice, and in 2018 Close Enemies with Matthias Schoenaerts and Reda Kateb, also in competition in Venice. As a screenwriter, he has worked on films such as Frédéric Tellier’s SK1 and Safy Nebbou’s In the Forests of Siberia.

Frédéric Vercheval

After his studies at the Jazz Studio in Antwerp, Frederic Vercheval wrote the music for his first film project, the documentary On ne vit qu’une fois, in 1991. After his own project, he started composing music for several feature films such as Les Sept Péchés capitaux by Beatriz Flores Silva, Frédéric Fonteyne, PP Renders, … Que faisaient les femmes pendant que l’homme marchait sur la Lune? by Chris Vander Stappen, Cages and Duelles by Olivier Masset-Depasse, J’aurais voulu être un danseur by Alain Berliner, Diamond 13 by Gilles Béhat, Pas son genre and Chez nous by Lucas Belvaux and many others.


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