Camille Ghekiere

Camille Ghekiere



Camille Ghekiere is a Belgian director, cinematographer, and producer. She is best known for her work on the feature films Incendies (2010), The Girl (2012), and The White Knights (2015).

Ghekiere began her career as a director in television, directing and producing for shows such as RTBF’s Un Village Francais (2007-2008) and Belgium’s longest-running soap, On n'est pas des anges (2006-2009). She also directed several short films, including the award-winning Ici Pas Ailleurs (2004).

In 2010, Ghekiere made her feature film debut with Incendies, which was selected as Belgium’s entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 83rd Academy Awards. The film was critically acclaimed, winning numerous awards and earning Ghekiere a nomination for Best New Director at the 2011 Magritte Awards.

In 2012, Ghekiere directed The Girl, a psychological thriller about a young girl struggling to cope with the death of her father. The film was selected for the Un Certain Regard section of the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, and won the Grand Prix at the 2012 Stockholm International Film Festival.

In 2015, Ghekiere directed The White Knights, a drama about a group of aid workers who travel to Africa to help local populations. The film was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, and won the Grand Prix at the 2016 Ghent International Film Festival.

Ghekiere has also worked as a producer on several projects, including the short film Les Petits Soldats (2009) and the feature films L’étranger (2014) and La Cage Dorée (2013).

Ghekiere is currently in pre-production on her next feature film, a drama set in modern-day Brussels. She is also developing a television series based on a novel by Belgian author Amélie Nothomb.

Ghekiere is a unique and talented director whose body of work showcases her skill in creating both thought-provoking and visually stunning films. Her innovative approach to storytelling has earned her international recognition and respect, and she continues to be an exciting force in the world of independent cinema.

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