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Dries Phlypo

Dries Phlypo

Belgium

Production

TFL

Decision Maker 2019
Decision Maker 2016
Decision Maker 2013

biography

Dries Phlypo (°1977) started as a line producer on features "Long Weekend", "A Perfect Match" and "Moscow, Belgium" within the company A Private View. He subsequently produced or co-produced some thirty features with his business partner Jean-Claude. He is credited as producer on "Oxygen" (Discovery Award winner at the 2011 European Film Awards), "The Over the Hill Band", "Brasserie Romantique" and "Marry Me". He has recently produced the drama series "Amigos". "Vincent" is his third collaboration with Christophe Van Rompaey following "Moscow, Belgium" and "Lena". Dries also produced several shorts, two of which were nominated for an Academy Award: "Tanghi Argentini" (2007) by Guy Thys and "Na Wewe" (2011) by Ivan Goldsmidt. His most recent short "Bad Hunter" by Sahim Omar Kalifa was short-listed for the Academy Awards in 2016. He is member of the board of the Flemish producers association and has joined Les Ateliers Du Cinema Europeen in 2010.

company profile

A Private View is an independent Belgium-based film company co-owned by writer/producer Jean-Claude van Rijckeghem and producer Dries Phlypo. The company, founded in 1994, is best known for its Cannes Critics Week-winner MOSCOW, BELGIUM (2008) directed by Christophe van Rompaey and its Montreal Film Festival-winner OXYGEN (2010) directed by Hans van Nuffel. Both films, spoken in Flemish, were huge local hits in Belgium.

A Private View first drew attention with two children’s films: fantasy feature THE BALL (1999), which opened the Berlin Kinderfilmfest in 1999, and SCIENCE FICTION (2002), both directed by Dany Deprez. The company also produced several Belgian box office hits, including dramatic comedies such as LONG WEEKEND (2005) by Hans Herbots, A PERFECT MATCH (2007) by Miel van Hoogenbemt, THE OVER THE HILL BAND (2009) by Geoffrey Enthoven, BRASSERIE ROMANTIEK (2012) by Joël Vanhoebrouck and MARRY ME (2015) by Kadir Balci. Their short film NA WEWE (2010) by Ivan Goldschmidt was nominated for an Academy Award. BAD HUNTER (2014) by Sahim Omar Kalifa is the last short film of A Private View and was nominated for an Oscar in 2016.

Other coproductions of A Private View are the feature films LENA (2011) by Christophe Van Rompaey, VALENTINO (2012) by Remy van Heugten, SPUTNIK (2013) by Marcus Dietrich, ZURICH (2015) by Sacha Polak, ANDRE HAZES: THE BIOPIC (2015) by Diederick Koopal, IN THE HEART (2015) by Nicole Van Kilsdonk, WELCOME HOME (2015) by Phillippe De Pierpont and COUPLE IN A HOLE (2015) by Tom Geens. The documentary WAITING FOR AUGUST (2014) by Ana Teodora Mihai scored at several major festivals such as Karlovy Vary and Hot Docs in Canada.

Currently A Private View just produced their first television series (10 episodes) AMIGO’S written by Jean-Claude van Rijckeghem and Pierre De Clercq and directed by Kadir Balci and Hendrik Moonen. The feature film VINCENT AND THE END OF THE WORLD by Christophe Van Rompaey, a co-production with France, will have its International première in the Piazza Grande section in Locarno and post-production on Sahim Omar Kalifa’s first feature project ZAGROS has started.