Veerle De Wilde is a Dutch-Belgian filmmaker based in Ghent. After studying psychology she worked as a psychotherapist for several years, while she continued to explore her love for cinema. In 2015 she enrolled in film school at KASK School of Arts. She graduated in 2020 with the short film SPACEBOY, which has since been selected for film festivals around the world and has won several awards. Currently Veerle is preparing her next short film ULTRAVIOLET, and is developing her feature film debut.
prizes / labs
TSFM Word-Frame, Ostend 2022
Best Student Director, Close:Up Reykjavik Film Festival 2022;
Best Short Film, Istanbul Golden Short Film Festival 2021;
Audience Award, Etiuda&Anima Film Festival 2021;
CineSud Zuidelijke Film Pitch 2022.
logline / short synopsis
A young teenage girl struggles to come to terms with her mother’s psychological problems as she searches for her own female identity.