When the child was a child
It walked with its arms swinging.
It wanted the stream to be a river
the river a torrent
and this puddle to be the sea. (W. Wenders)
Jerome de Gerlache is from Brussels, he studied at the INSAS where he graduated in the picture section . So his professional life started as cinematographer on short films or commercials. In 2007, he made light of the medium length feature film " Anton T " directed by Jean Denis Claessens, selected at the Detective Film Festival in Liege, Belgium. He then started directing on small Internet advertising projects . Jerome wrote and directed his first short film " The meeting " in 2009 , it will be selected in several European Festivals, and " Shortshorts " festival in Tokyo. The following year he directed a short animated film about Belgium, a country in crisis . The tone is funny , accurate, and relevant. The film " Do you want to know more about Belgium ? " is a success: more than a million five hundred thousand downloads in a few weeks. He then directed the short films "Take it or leave it " and " Serious references required " before writing his first feature film "Little lies to please you " after meeting with his screenwriter Virginie Chanu (film in process) . Meanwhile, he directs commercials , and develops other projects, including other feature films ; Bankable and Where we're going, and signed a series of short fiction comedy formats for french TV channel M6 that will be broadcast from 2014. More recently, he has just completed a new short film called The flaw, sent in several festivals. Marcel Sel