Film edition 2021


Max is six years old and is discovering the world, together with his older brother Billy who doesn’t understand the world very well, but knows a lot about space. The two brothers set out to send their own message into space, but things do not go as planned.

Original Title Spaceboy
Category Official Competition
Section Parental Experience
Tipology Short Film
Duration 22'
Production Year 2020
Nationality Belgium
Directed by Veerle De Wilde
Screenplay Veerle De Wilde
Director of photography Pieter Van Campe
Editor Veerle De Wilde, Olivier Lambrechts
Production Design Camille Marlier
Sound Vincent Struelens
Music Kasper Cornelus
Visual Effects Kris Janssens
Main cast Luca Van Steen
Mistral Guidotti
Peter Aers
Trine Thielen
Pieter De Cnudde
Stan Martens
Melody Van Gompel
Produced by Veerle De Wilde

SPACEBOY Director Veerle De WildeVeerle De Wilde

Veerle De Wilde is a Dutch-Belgian filmmaker based in Ghent. After working as a psychologist for several years, she moved on to filmmaking. In 2020, she graduated from KASK School of Arts with the short film SPACEBOY. The universe is a recurrent theme throughout her work.

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