Anton Mertens

Anton Mertens

Cinematographer

Gent, Belgium

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  • Versailles

    Versailles (2018)
    Television (Biography, Drama, History and Romance) Cinematographer In 1667, 28-year-old all-powerful king of France, Louis XIV, decides to build the greatest palace in the world - Versailles. But drained budget, affairs and political intrigues complicate things.

  • Facades

    Facades (2017)
    Film (Drama) Cinematographer When her mother abandons her dementing father, Alex unexpectedly finds herself at a crossroads. As she moves back in the parental house to look after her father, she starts questioning her own life. Does she want to stay with her adulterous husband? She tolerated his affairs for years, but is she really happy with him? Or should she, like her parents, drop the facade?

  • Kafka

    Kafka (2017)
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  • Hotel Beau Séjour

    Hotel Beau Séjour (2016 - 2017)
    Television (Crime, Drama and Mystery) Cinematographer A young woman wakes to discover her own murder on her hands. Struggling to get help and solve the case from five locals who are somehow involved with the night of her death, she uncovers so much more.

  • Tabula Rasa

    Tabula Rasa (2017)
    Television (Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department A young woman with amnesia becomes a key figure in a dissapearence case.

  • 13 Geboden

    13 Geboden (2016)
    Television (Crime, Mystery and Thriller) Cinematographer A serial killer reverts to the 10 commandments in order to kick society a conscience with his crimes.

  • België scherpgesteld

    België scherpgesteld (2016)
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  • What If?

    What If? (2016)
    Television (Comedy) Cinematographer What If? is a sketch show. Each sketch begins with a question. Each question begins with "what if". What if Barbie were a real woman? What if the Titanic had never sunk? What if butchers were rock stars? "WHAT IF?" is a roller coaster of sketches that, for 22 minutes, immerses you in life as it almost could be. Written by Ravian

  • Souvenir

    Souvenir (2016)
    Film (Drama, Music and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department Because of the stupid life in a pâté-factory, former singer Laura falls in love with a colleague, a much younger boy and boxer, and after a small performance, a reenactment of her singing character, she tries to reenter the national song contest. Written by imperiumclassicum

  • Follow: Love Life Ghent

    Follow: Love Life Ghent (2015)
    Film (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Cinematographer Ten stories about love in the city of Ghent.

  • Nymphet

    Nymphet (2015)
    Film (Short and Drama) Cinematographer A twelve year old girl plays a dangerous game with unforeseeable consequences.

  • Ay Ramon!

    Ay Ramon! (2015)
    Film (Family) Cinematographer As every year, Sinterklaas is coming with his boat from Spain to give presents to the children. Because Sinterklaas' faithful horse gets seasick, groomsman Ramon takes the horse via land to meet up with Sinterklaas in the port of Antwerp. While making this journey, Ramon and the horse are kidnapped by the evil Tikkelotje. She wants to use Ramon's undeniable singing talent to revive her dying theatre business. Sinterklaas and all his associates must now go to great lengths to try and rescue Ramon and the horse. Written by nickromm

  • Ventoux

    Ventoux (2015)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Cinematographer Four old friends relive happy days gone by as they climb France's Mont Ventoux by bike like they did thirty years before, only to find themselves forced to face a ghost from their shared past.

  • Vossenstreken

    Vossenstreken (2015)
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  • Safety First: The Movie

    Safety First: The Movie (2015)
    Film (Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department "Safety First" is a hilarious work place mockumentary set at the heart of a security company. Discipline, dedication and friendship, that's what work is about. Oh, and falling over, making a mess, accidentally making a total fool of yourself and then picking yourself up to get back in the game. Written by Ravian van Esch

  • Out of Reach (Rain Night)

    Out of Reach (Rain Night) (2014)
    Rain Nigh (Animation, Short, Drama, Mystery and 1 More) Cinematographer 'Out of reach (rain night)' is the first installment in 'From the pages of Album', a series of short films adapting the poetry of Jorge Diaz Martinez to the screen in a collage of animated graphics, texts and live action. 'Out of reach (rain night)' finds the series' protagonist, a nameless poet in Brussels, seeking shelter and a place to sleep in a tram stop, while memories of lost friendship and love invade his clouded mind and the screen. The poem for this episode, a 'found object', paints a state of incommunicado and evasion. Written by Anonymous

  • Vermist

    Vermist (2014)
    Television (Action, Crime, Drama and Romance) Cinematographer The missing persons unit of the Belgian federal police goes all the way each time a child or adult is likely to be in need of urgent help. Some cases are just domestic or false alerts, other link to various other crimes, from blackmail to terrorism. The team members barely have any time left for personal lives, so their relationships tend to suffer badly. Written by KGF Vissers

  • Les pencheurs

    Les pencheurs (2014)
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  • Zuidflank

    Zuidflank (2013)
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  • Goldilocks

    Goldilocks (2012)
    Film (Short, Drama and Sci-Fi) Cinematographer Kharon is determined to fulfill his wife's dreams of returning vegetation to a post-apocalyptic world.

  • Clan

    Clan (2012)
    Television (Comedy, Crime and Drama) Cinematographer Clan draws you into the lives of the Goethals sisters, tied together by the premature death of their parents, they've clung to each other like a real clan. But ever since their fifth sister's marriage the bond has frayed. Together, the four of them plot the murder of their brother-in-law, Jean-Claude, a pain in the ass just asking to be liquidated. Clever and quick-witted, the sisters devise a whole host of ingenious schemes. But while planning a murder is easy, committing it is another story... and with each mounting failure, the collateral damage grows. Written by Caviar

  • De Naam van de Vader

    De Naam van de Vader (2012)
    Film (Short and Drama) Cinematographer 'Name of the Fathers' tells the story of Thomas, a 16 year old boy, trying to find his own path within the community of Jehovah's Witnesses he's raised in. Thomas finds himself in the middle of his disfellowshipped brother, and his younger brother who is just about to get baptized. Will he take side with his elder brother, or will he set the right example for his younger brother? Whatever his choice might be, the decision will have a great impact on the relations within his family. Written by Timothy Josha Wennekes

  • Gestolen Jeugd

    Gestolen Jeugd (2012)
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  • Time of My Life

    Time of My Life (2012)
    Film (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Based on a true story, 'Tot altijd' introduces us to a band of friends in the eighties, who spend their days enjoying their youth and turbulent (love) life. Mario Verstraete (Koen De Graeve) rushes into marriage with Sofie (An Miller), who gives birth to their son Milan. His secret admirer Lynn (Lotte Pinoy) takes a step back. A few years later, Mario and Sofie divorce and the group fragments. Thomas (Geert Van Rampelberg), a recent medicine graduate and Mario's closest friend, gets stuck between a rock and a hard place when he diagnoses Mario with MS (Multiple Sclerosis). Though not a fatal disease, it slowly consumes the patient's bodily functions and - in some cases - their minds. Mario becomes the leading spokesman for the action group Waardig Sterven ("Dignified Death") in support of the Belgian legalisation of euthanasia. Thomas does everything in his power to avoid losing his best friend, but also can't stand the sight of his continued degeneration. The film follows the journey... Written by Dennoman

  • Een houten bal

    Een houten bal (2011)
    Film (Short and Drama) Cinematographer A young boy goes with his family on a field trip to the lake. He's not really enjoying himself but he has his wooden ball puzzle to keep him company and get him through the day.

  • Engelenbak

    Engelenbak (2011)
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  • North Sea Texas

    North Sea Texas (2011)
    Film (Drama and Romance) Cinematographer Pim, the emotionally abandoned and affection-starved young gay son of a small seaside town's resident floozy, grows up dreaming intensely of a loving father who will someday come for him, but never does. Frequently home alone, Pim often spends time at a neighbor's house where another single mom and her two teenage children accept him matter-of-factly. As Pim is about to turn 15, he and neighbor boy Gino become each other's friend-with-benefits, entering a period of sexual awakening together. Life, however, is all about change, and while Gino (a couple years older) is ready to move on and move out, Pim is not, leaving Pim behind to carry on with his continuing crush for Gino (while Gino's sister Sabrina develops an unrequited crush for Pim). Written by statmanjeff

  • Stil levend

    Stil levend (2011)
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  • De Ronde

    De Ronde (2011)
    Television (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Easter Sunday, April 4, 2010. In Bruges, more than 200 riders and their entourage are ready for the 94th Tour of Flanders. A sea of fans waits for them along the trail, while millions of others follow 'Flanders finest' on radio or TV.

  • Simon

    Simon (2010)
    Film (Short and Drama) Cinematographer Simon nostalgically looks back on a time when he was little and his sick mother had to be admitted to the hospital.

  • The Big Ask Again: Dance for the Climate

    The Big Ask Again: Dance for the Climate (2009)
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  • Wij van België

    Wij van België (2009)
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  • Jes

    Jes (2009)
    Television (Comedy and Drama) Cinematographer Gert and Jes have been together for a very long time. One day Gert gets the job of his life: to work in a large branch in Shanghai. That job is his dream and he knows that Jes would go with him - Jes always follows him everywhere. Right? Not so. The day of departure, she decides not to go. The otherwise so compliant Jes decides for once in her life to make a decision for herself, hoping that Gert will change his mind for once. She dumps her boyfriend and follows her own path. But Gert departs for China. Jes leads a single life in Brussels, helped by her sister Michelle, her macho gay friend John, the cynical lawyer Luc and her new best friend, the chatty artist Sofia. Her choice has implications for everyone. Written by Anonymous

  • Fans

    Fans (2008)
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  • Pascal en Patricia. En Joeri.

    Pascal en Patricia. En Joeri. (2007)
    Film (Short) Cinematographer Pascal ends up in a wheelchair, his bird died and his relationship with Patricia is in a slump. When Pascal decides to catch a new bird in the park, Patricia joins him and meets a jogger named Joeri. The two hit it off and that causes a turnaround in the relationship between Pascal and Patricia. Written by Anonymous

  • Free Admission

    Free Admission (2007)
    Film (Short) Cinematographer A Film between dream and psychosis, a crazy Poem. Mister Z is lured into a spacious white building. Like thoughts come to mind, a number of eccentrics suddenly appear and disappear: his emotions, fears, doubts and temptations... In the end Z comes to himself and in one Big Bang, he understands and he just smiles, life is a crazy joke. Written by Anonymous

  • 20a Stories from a Bus

    20a Stories from a Bus (2007)
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  • Ben X

    Ben X (2007)
    Film (Drama and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department Ben is different. His life is a universe to itself, where he plays his favorite on line computer game Archlord avidly, trying hard to train himself for the real world he lives in. The harsh world of a technical school is for him a daily kind of hell. As the horror of being a daily subject to bullying grows, Ben devises a plan. Then Scarlite comes into his life, the girl he has met in his on-line game. That wasn't part of the plan... Written by Peter Bouckaert

  • Het Huis Anubis

    Het Huis Anubis (2006)
    Television (Drama and Thriller) Cinematographer A group of boarding school students embark on the search for a treasure when one of them discovers a long hidden secret in the attic.

  • Lijn 72

    Lijn 72 (2006)
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  • Litteken

    Litteken (2005)
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  • De wet volgens Milo

    De wet volgens Milo (2004 - 2005)
    Television (Crime and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department In this Flemish lawyer series, brilliant young plead-attorney Milo Meijers takes on various court cases, often pro deo (or at reduced rate, again for non-affluent clients) as he has an idealistic belief in the justice system, which poses financial problems for his firm, and even more for his fellow senior partner, Koen Vermaet, who has renounced a better paying job with his money-motivated father but has a wife and children and a new house to pay for. They also have a female third partner Eva and a cocky secretary. In each episode, Milo and generally one or both of his partners each handle a court case, usually without continuity with other episodes, and try to deal in between with their complicated love - and other personal lives. Written by KGF Vissers

  • Euro 400.000

    Euro 400.000 (2004)
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  • Mcdollars

    Mcdollars (2004)
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  • Bumba

    Bumba (2004)
    Television (Fantasy) Cinematographer Bumba is a Flemish television program for toddlers about a clown who is capable of doing all sorts of antics in the circus with his friends..

  • Forgotten Crossroads

    Forgotten Crossroads (2004)
    Film (Short) Cinematographer An orphaned journalist wants to write a book about the father he never knew and hitchhikes to the railway station of an old deserted village that was destroyed during WWII. He has only two memories from his childhood: his father went to Africa and his mother, a beautiful woman like Ingrid Bergman, died when the he was six years old. Then, strange things happen at the station... The journalist is thrown back into time and finds himself at a small and charming railway station. Bombs are exploding and everywhere there is sabotage and conspiracies. Suddenly the journalist recognizes his father, an 8-year-old boy who is trying to steal a forbidden Casablanca-poster. As he tries to speak to his father; German soldiers arrive and separate them. Will the journalist have time to discover the truth about his parents? A melodramatic fantasy follows... Written by the director

  • Brussel Nieuwsstraat

    Brussel Nieuwsstraat (2000)
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  • De grote boze wolf show

    De grote boze wolf show (2000)
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  • Brylcream Boulevard

    Brylcream Boulevard (1995)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department In this sequel to Blueberry Hill, the boys of the Catholic metal working-class, who are now all working, decide to take revenge on the hated former principal Verbiest, after the sanctimonious 'pillar of society' assaulted one of their girls. Since he is now a close collaborator of the Belgian minister of education, planning to launch his own political career by showing off a fund-raising telethon on Flemish TV, where one of the boys works as a technician, they decide to expose him on the air. Written by KGF Vissers

  • Manneken Pis

    Manneken Pis (1995)
    Film (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department Harry arrives in Brussels, meets, and falls in love with tram driver Jeanne. He rents an apartment near the "Manneken Pis" stop, and gets a job in the restaurant "La Croquette Magique". The slightly eccentric concierge of his apartment block, Denise, happens to be Jeanne's best friend, and with her attempts to bring Harry and Jeanne closer together, a game of attraction and repulsion begins that will affect not only their own lives but also the lives of those around them. Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

  • Homie

    Homie (1994)
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  • Pasta!

    Pasta! (1994)
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