Pieter van Eecke is a Belgian film director best known for his 2015 crime drama The Ardennes. Born in Ghent in 1979, he grew up in an artistic family. His father was a visual artist and his mother was a theatre actress. He credits his parents for his creative spirit and his passion for storytelling.
At the age of 17, Pieter began his career as a film editor and director for several independent short films. His first full-length feature film, The Ardennes, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2015. The film was critically acclaimed and won several awards, including the Grand Prix at the Brussels Film Festival.
Pieter’s next film, A Perfect Match, was released in 2017. It tells the story of a young couple who struggle to maintain their relationship while dealing with the pressures of everyday life. The film was praised for its realism and earned Pieter several awards, including Best Director at the Belgian Film and Television Awards.
In 2019, Pieter released his third feature film, The Unconquered. It tells the story of a young man’s search for identity in a world of violence and intolerance. The film was very well received and was nominated for several awards.
Pieter is currently working on his fourth feature film, One Night in the Woods. It follows the story of a young woman who wakes up in a mysterious forest and must face her fears in order to survive.
Pieter van Eecke is a talented filmmaker whose films explore complex themes of identity, relationships, and the human condition. He has won numerous awards and has gained international attention for his work. He is a master storyteller with a unique vision and continues to push the boundaries of cinema.