Wouter Wiggeleer

Wouter Wiggeleer

Wouter Wiggeleer Works

Assistant director, casting director and director in Gent, Belgium

About Wouter

Wouter got the degree of ICT as result of a bachelor study in Ghent. Facinated by the power of film, Wouter took classes at Syntra West Bruges where he learned how to direct, produce and edit a movie. He graduated in 2012.

Wouter created and directed already some award winning projects:
- How can I help (Grand Remi Award for 'Best student production' (also known as the 'Steven Spielberg award') at WorldFest, Houston)
- ExtraZ (Gold Remi Award for 'Best Original Comedy' at WorldFest, Houston).
He is involved in creating some other Belgian projects (short/feature/series) aswell:
Salamander 2, De Bunker 2, Long Live Stefan, Layla, Brussels, A Broken Man, Jordy, Persiphone, Fc De Kampioenen 2, Cordon 2 and Le Ciel Flamand...

After winning his first award he joined the Belgian Directors Guild.

In 2015, Wouter was a Jury member on the Leuvens Holebicontest FilmFestival.

Wouter is currently working on his first feature.


Name: Wouter Wiggeleer

Lives in: Gent, Belgium

Company: Wouter Wiggeleer Works

Occupation: Assistant Director, Casting Director, Director, Editor, Filmmaker, Location Scout, Production Assistant, Screenwriter and Set / Production Medic

Unique traits: Always weares his hat

Credits

  • Superette Anna

    Superette Anna (2018)
    Film by Piet Sonck - Gypsy Productions (Action and Drama) 1st Ass. Director/Production March 6, 1987: a raid on a local supermarket (Superette Anna) triggers a hellish evening / night, which is overshadowed by the historic disaster Herald of Free Enterprise ...

  • Ave Perfumaria

    Ave Perfumaria (2017 - 2018)
    Film by Gateway Films - Lieven Debrauwer (Comedy, Drama and Family) Screenwriter

  • Rasecht

    Rasecht (2017 - 2018)
    Television by A Mad Production (Comedy) Writer/Executive producer/Director

  • Memento Mori

    Memento Mori (2017)
    Film by Michaël Vermaercke (Thriller) Extra's manager Een groepje jongeren maken de trip van hun leven mee na gedrogeerd te worden op een house party, maar al snel beseffen ze de ernst van de zaak in ...

  • Lockdown

    Lockdown (2017)
    Film (short) by CARTOUCHE (Action) Location Manager Brussels in Lockdown

  • Hoe kan ik het u zeggen

    Hoe kan ik het u zeggen (2017)
    Television by Shelter (Comedy) Location Manager Based on the 'Punk'd' TV-show

  • Verborgen verlangen

    Verborgen verlangen (2017)
    Film by Menuet (Family) Location Manager De truc werkt; het boek wordt een succes en de schrijfster ontpopt zich tot een ware mediaster. Maar wanneer haar stijgende roem de schrijver teveel wordt, start de strijd om erkenning.

  • Dean - allartists.be

    Dean - allartists.be (2017)
    Commercial by allartists.be Director/Editor Videoclip for MentTV

  • Red Cross - Stickerverkoop 2017

    Red Cross - Stickerverkoop 2017 (2017)
    Commercial by Rode Kruis Vlaanderen - Afdeling Gent Director/Graphics 14 daagse stickerverkoop tvv Rode Kruis Vlaanderen - afd. Gent Directed & animated by: Wouter Wiggeleer Voice: Tom Van Gijsegem

  • Emily Sunshine

    Emily Sunshine (2017)
    Film by Gateway BVBA (Comedy and Drama) Production-assistant

  • Alleen Eline

    Alleen Eline (2016)
    Film by Hugo Van Laere (Drama) Location Manager ‘Only Eline’ is a warm romantic drama, which tells the story of Lars: an introvert, rich and young business guy who thinks he can solve all problems with money. When he meets the charming, social-skilled ‘Eline’, he discovers another way of life. It’s the start of an interesting but bumpy journey. There relationship turns out to be a funny, romantic conflict.

  • Brussel

    Brussel (2016)
    Series by Endemol Shine NL Location Manager

  • Salamander (S2)

    Salamander (S2) (2016)
    Series by Skyline Entertainment Location Manager A police inspector investigates the robbery of 66 safe deposit boxes at a private bank in Brussels.

  • De Bunker (S2)

    De Bunker (S2) (2015 - 2016)
    Television by Eyeworks (Crime) Runner/Location Manager The series follows a dedicated team of the Belgian national security, located in the city of Antwerp in "De Bunker"

  • FC. De Kampioenen 2

    FC. De Kampioenen 2 (2015)
    Film by Skyline Entertainment (Comedy) Location Manager De Kampioenen are about to celebrate their 25th anniversary and want their long-lost original trainer to join them. Meanwhile, an old enemy is released from prison and enters a quest for revenge.

  • Uncle Wellingtons Wives

    Uncle Wellingtons Wives (2015)
    Film (short) by Charlotte Dewulf (Fantasy) 1st Ass. Director Persiphone staat in de winkel en weet niet welke tampons ze moet kiezen. Er is iets raars met dit meisje maar we kunnen precies niet duiden wat. Nadat een jongetje haar tampons helpt kiezen loopt ze naar de kassa. Wanneer de kassierster vraagt om te betalen weet ze niet echt wat te doen. De kassierster stuurt haar dan maar de hoek om naar de bankautomaat. Vanaf dan begint haar zoektocht om geld. Deze zoektocht loopt echter niet zo vlot en het wordt steeds duidelijker dat Persiphone niet veel van deze wereld afweet. Wanneer ze eindelijk geld vindt, keert ze terug naar de winkel maar daar is juist een overval aan de gang. Persiphone wil gewoon haar tampons kopen maar wanneer de overvaller haar bedreigt, verliest ze haar geduld en ontdekken we waarom ze zich al de hele tijd zo vreemd gedraagt.

  • Ondernemer van het jaar

    Ondernemer van het jaar (2015)
    Commercial by Eshloraque (Reality-TV) Director

  • De Slagroomtaart

    De Slagroomtaart (2015)
    Film (short) by Kwok Kuen Chow (Drama) Production-assistant/1st Ass. Director

  • Jordy

    Jordy (2015)
    Film (short) by Alexandre Sandyck (Comedy) Production-assistant/Location Director

  • ExtraZ

    ExtraZ (2015)
    Film (short) by Wouter Wiggeleer Works (Comedy and Drama) Director/Production Extras? Who are they? Where do they come from and what exactly are they doing? But most of all: what are they NOT supposed to do? Background actors are often underestimated: a movie or a television series can't simply be produced without them. ExtraZ explores the do's and don'ts of background acting, embedded in the sensation, emotion and humour of life on the set.

  • Cordon (S2)

    Cordon (S2) (2015)
    Television by Eyeworks (Thriller) Location Manager After a virus outbreak in the center of Antwerp the goverment decides to lock the people who might be affected by placing a wall around the center

  • Z leeuw van de export

    Z leeuw van de export (2015)
    Television by Kanaal Z i.c.w. Go Productions (Reality-TV) Camera

  • Le Ciel Flamand

    Le Ciel Flamand (2015)
    Film by Lunanime (Thriller) Location Manager Monique and her daughter Sylvie run a brothel on the border of West Flanders and France. Eline, Sylvie's six-year-old daughter, is fascinated by the mysterious work of her mother and grandmother, but she is never allowed to enter the brothel.

  • Layla M

    Layla M (2015)
    Film by Topkapi Films [Netherlands] (Drama) Runner Layla is an 18-year old girl, born and raised in Amsterdam. Layla is smart, witty and stubborn - and of Moroccan background. In the times of constant terrorist threat, she struggles with the increasing suspicion towards girls with headscarves and boys with beards that she witnesses every day. While her frustration grows, her faith intensifies. Eventually, she joins a group of Muslims who fight for their practice of Islam. Layla posts films online depicting the horrors in Syria and Gaza and makes political flyers. And she flirts with the charismatic Abdel. When her peaceful brother and she are arrested by the police, Layla, feeling hurt and isolated in her anger, more and more in conflict with her parents, is left with only one option: to leave home. She chooses marriage, with Abdel. After their wedding, Layla and Abdel roam the country together, perform 'missionary work', and raise money for the good cause. But after they narrowly escape a raid by the Belgian police on a group of ...

  • A Broken Man

    A Broken Man (2014)
    Film (short) by Julien Kerknawi (History) Production-assistant/Location Director/2nd Ass. Director Belgie (1915): Het leven van een Belgische boer (Koen De Graeve) en dat van zijn zoon (Joren Seldeslachts) wordt, na een gewelddadige confrontatie met een Duits peloton, volledig door elkaar geschud. De confrontatie heeft diepe sporen nagelaten. Hun leven zal nooit meer hetzelfde zijn! A Broken Man is een film over onrecht en onmacht in oorlogstijden.

  • Cooking @ CVO Viva

    Cooking @ CVO Viva (2013)
    Commercial by CVO Viva Ghent (Reality-TV) Director/Editor/Production Commercial 'Cooking @ CVO'

  • Hoe kan ik u helpen (How can I help)

    Hoe kan ik u helpen (How can I help) (2012)
    Film (short) by Wouter Wiggeleer Works (Drama) Director/Production Supermarket cashier Nadine is married to Jos who doesn't pay her any attention. One day, the supermarket where she works is robbed but a customer manages to contact the police. The situation escalates and one of her colleagues is injured when a gunshot is fired. Nadine takes the initiative, but how will this story end?

  • Confituur op de muur

    Confituur op de muur (2011)
    Dance by Rudy's Danspaleis (Music) Camera Rock music video for young teenagers. Rudy's danspaleis.

  • Airsoft

    Airsoft (2010)
    Commercial by Airsoft Alliantie België (Sport) Director/Editor Airsoft is a sport!

Awards

  • Hollywood Sky Film Festival - nomination
    (2016)

  • Siouxsie award - Siouxland International Film Festival - nomination
    (2016)

  • Rincón International Film Festival, Puerto Rico - nomination
    (2016)

  • Gold Remi award - 'Best Comedy - original' - WorldFest, Houston - winner
    (2016)

  • Online Audience award - Los Angeles Lift-Off Film Festival - nomination
    (2016)

  • Multiple International awards - Haryana International Film Festival (India) - nomination
    (2016)

  • Honorable Mention award - International Film Awards Berlin (ifab) - winner
    (2016)

  • Best national short - Kalmthout Internationaal Film Festival - nomination
    (2016)

  • Grand Remi award (also known as 'Steven Spielberg award') - WorldFest, Houston - winner
    (2012)

  • Golden reel award - Tiburon international film festival - nomination
    (2012)

  • Best World Cinema Short award - Indiapolis International Film Festival - nomination
    (2012)

Education

  • Syntra West Bruges
    (2010-2012)

  • KAHO St. Lieven Ghent
    (2005-2009)

Wouter's Profile Statistics

  • Since: April 2015
  • Last online: > 2 weeks ago
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