Koen Mortier

Koen Mortier

Belgium

Biography

Koen Mortier (1965, Belgium) has been active in the film world as an author, director and producer. Mortier set his first step into the film industry with two shorts: ANA TEMNEI and A HARD DAY'S WORK. Both received a lot of positive feedback and festival prizes. In 2007, Mortier directed EX DRUMMER, his first feature film that was shown in various festival selections, won prizes and was sold to more than twenty countries. Three years later, his second film 22ND OF MAY was released. This reaped success: the film won several awards and was sold to ten countries. More recently, he directed a 7’ short, PLAYING AWAY FROM HOME. This was part of the worldwide project ‘Short Plays’ by Arte Mecànica in Mexico. Vincent Gallo and Gaspar Noé were also part of this project. Mortier currently has two feature films in development: ANGEL and HAUNTED.

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