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Kristof Hoornaert

Kristof Hoornaert studied Audiovisual Arts in Ghent and Brussels. In 1999, he graduated with the short documentary "A horse that dies". From 2001 till 2005 he wrote several screenplays for feature films. In 2005, his first feature screenplay "The earth is calm" recieved financial support by the Flanders Film Fund. In the meantime he worked as a freelance director on several corporate films, publicity and commercials for various production companies. He recieved production support from the Flanders Film Fund for making a first short film "Kaïn", produced by Minds Meet. "Kaïn" was nominated for the Golden Bear at the 59th Berlin International Film Festival. Nowadays, besides directing corporate films and publicity, he is preparing his first feature film called "Resurrection", again a production by Minds Meet, with the financial support of the Flanders Film Fund.

Short film credits

Director, Screenwriter
Image from Kaïn


Belgium | Jan 2009 | 16:10
A young man commits a horrible murder. His suffering body carries the guilt of his cruel act, showing us his tragic human condition.
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