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Olivier Dubois

Olivier Dubois




Decision Maker 2017
Decision Maker 2016


Olivier Dubois graduted in Art History at the Free University of Brussels (ULB), He worked as a producer from 1997 to 2001 for WFE, a company owned by director Alain Berliner (My Life in Pink, The Wall, The Passion of Mind).

In 2001, he creates with four partners Novak Prod with the scope of developing and producing films from a wide range of genres, subjects, forms and budgets but with a strong author point of view. So far, he produced and coproduced more than 50 films. Among them for Novak prod, features: Tiens ta droite by Robin Erard (2015), Gutland (2016) by Govinda Van Maelen, Death by Death by Xavier Seron (2015) The Taste of Blueberries by Thomas de Their (2014), starring Michel Piccoli, Out-The-Law by Rachid Bouchareb (2010), Buffaloes Boy by Minh Nguyen (2004), The Lovers of Dent Blanche by Raymond Vouillamoz (2005)). Documentariers: Dexia- Nobodies’s fault by Alain de Haleux, The Man with The Harpoon – doc serie- by Isabelle Christiaens (2015), The Cinema of the Dardenne Brothers by Alain Marcoen and Luc Jabon (2013), My Name by Olivier Hespel (2010), Rachel by Simone Bitton (2009), Of Sand and Ciment – Letter to Elias by Jorge Leon (2003)).

Olivier Dubois is an active member of the Belgian French speaking Film Producers Union (UPFF), a former member of the Film Commission of the Centre for Cinema and Audiovisual of the Federation of Brussels and Wallonia and has been teaching since 2007 at the I.A.D. (Institute of the Arts of Broadcasting).
Eurodoc 2011
Ace 2013

company profile

Created in 2001, Novak prod is an independent company based in Brussels producing mainly fiction and documentary films with a strong content and author point of view. The company has now 6 associates, which make it possible to handle all the workflow and to reveal new talents within an international coproduction framework. Through the years, we succeeded in building a strong partnership with various European co-producers.

Among the 40 films produced, some internationally acclaimed feature fictions:

Buffalo Boy Minh Nguyen-Vo Locarno - Prix Spécial du jury des Jeunes, TIFF, Palm Spring– FIPRESCI Award, Festival de Chicago 2004 - New Directors Silver Hugo,Festival d’Amiens 2004 - Grand Prix (Licorne d’or) – Oscar’s Nomination
Out of Law Rachid Bouchareb Festival de Cannes 2010 - Sélection Compétition Officielle, Oscar’s Nominiation
The taste of Blueberries (2014) Thomas de Thier starring Michel Piccoli
Die Räuber Pol Cruchten (2014)
Death by Death  Xavier Seron (2015) Palm Springs Best first director
Fauves by Robin Erard (2016)
Gutland (2016) by Govinda Van Maelen (2016)
Ceux qui travaillent (2017) by Antoine Russbach - in post production

And documentaries:
Of Sand and Ciment – Letter to Elias Jorge Leon (2003)
Rachel Simone Bitton (2009) - Berlinale 2009 -section Forum, Cinema du Réel 2009, Tribeca Fil- New-York 2009,Hot Docs – Toronto 2009
My Name Olivier Hespel (2010)
The Cinema of the Dardenne Brothers Alain Marcoen and Luc Jabon (2013)
On the Road Again - LE CINEMA DE Bouli Lanners BenoÎt Mariage
The Man with The Harpoon ( doc serie 8x 26’ + 75’ Serious game ) Isabelle Christiaens (2015) - Prix Europa 2016 – Compétition International
Dexia- Nobodies’s fault Alain de Haleux (2016 )
Fly Rocket Fly (2017) by Oliver Schwehm - in Post production