Claude Schmitz (born 1979) lives and works in Brussels. He graduated from the National Superior Institute of Performing Arts (INSAS) in the directing section. He is an associate artist at the Halles de Schaerbeek and his shows have been presented several times at the KunstenFESTIVALdesArts as well as at the National Theater, the Palais des Beaux-Arts, the Halles de Schaerbeek, the Théâtre la Balsamine, the Filature Liège, the Salzburger Festspiele, HumainTROPHumain, the CDN of Limoges, the Théâtre de l'Onde, the Art Center, etc. Currently, he has made three medium-length films. NOTHING BUT SUMMER screened at Cinéma du Réel and Brive FF where it won the European Grand Prize. His most recent film, BRAQUER POITIERS (2018), was selected at FID International Film Festival Marseille.