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Hans Van Nuffel

Hans van Nuffel – director and screenwriter

Hans Van Nuffel (°1981) is a graduate from the Brussels RITS film academy. His graduation project was the highly acclaimed short film THE END OF THE TRIP (Het Einde van de Rit), which won him a prestigious ‘Wildcard’ from the Flemish Audiovisual Fund. With the wildcard, Hans was able to direct a second short film, FAL (2007), a hard-boiled drama about a revengeful African arms dealer. FAL won an award at the “Leuven Kort” Filmfestival and the Jury Award at the 2008 Montréal World Film Festival. Hans subsequently directed the stylish short NIGHTHAWKS (Nachtraven), a dark vampire tale. Hans is considered one of Flanders’ most promising new talents. During the past two years, he has been working on his feature film debut ADEM (Oxygen).

Jean-Claude van Rijckeghem

Jean-Claude van Rijckeghem
– screenwriter and producer

JEAN-CLAUDE VAN RIJCKEGHEM (°1963) worked as translator, press and promotion agent for film distribution, TV reporter and journalist, before setting up film production company “A Private View” in 1994. He produced and co-wrote the screenplays of feature films THE BALL, SCIENCE FICTION, A PERFECT MATCH (Man Zkt Vrouw), MOSCOW, BELGIUM (Aanrijding in Moscou) and THE OVER THE HILL BAND (Meisjes). MOSCOW BELGIUM became a worldwide hit and was shown in theatres in the U.S., France, Germany and Argentina amongst others. The film gathered 15 national and international awards, including an Award for Best Screenplay at the 2008 Cannes Critics’ Week. Jean-Claude also co-wrote the acclaimed historical novel WITH A SWORD IN MY HAND (Jonkvrouw) published in English by Allen & Unwin and the graphic novel series BETTY & DODGE.

Dries Phlypo

Dries Phlypo – producer

DRIES PHLYPO (°1977) programmed the children’s film section at ‘Bruges 2002’ and worked as a projectionist in a film theatre. He line produced the feature films LONG WEEKEND (Verlengd Weekend), A PERFECT MATCH (Man Zkt Vrouw) and MOSCOW, BELGIUM. He also produced several short films: ROMANCE, MOMENT DE GLOIRE and, together with Anja Daelemans, Academy Award nominee TANGHI ARGENTINI. In 2009 Dries and Jean-Claude produced THE OVER THE HILL BAND (Meisjes) directed by Geoffrey Enthoven.

Ruben Impens

Ruben Impens – director of photography

RUBEN IMPENS assisted legendary Belgian D.O.P. Walther vanden Ende in Jeroen Krabbé’s LEFT LUGGAGE and has lensed many short films since then. In the past years, Ruben has become one of the most sought after cameramen in Flanders. His recent work includes Felix van Groeningen’s STEVE + SKY, WITH FRIENDS LIKE THESE (Dagen zonder lief) and THE MISFORTUNATES, as well as MOSCOW, BELGUM directed by Christophe van Rompaey and most recently TURQUAZE directed by Kadir Balci.

Spinvis & Geike Arneaert

Spinvis & Geike Arneaert – music

SPINVIS is musician Erik de Jong’s one-man-band. Erik is one of Holland’s most well-known and all-round pop musicians. His albums NIEUWEGEIN AAN ZEE (Nieuwegein by the Sea), DAGEN VAN GRAS, DAGEN VAN STRO (Days of Grass, Days of Straw) and GOOCHELAARS EN GEESTEN (Magicians and Spirits) were very successful. Erik wrote several original songs for the soundtrack of OXYGEN. All songs have been performed by Geike Arnaert, the acclaimed ex-lead singer of the Belgian band Hooverphonic.


Joost de Vries, Leontine Petit
& Marleen Slot
– co-producers

Joost de Vries, Leontine Petit and Marleen Slot lead Dutch production company Lemming Film and are coproducers on OXYGEN. They have produced a large number of feature films for young audiences such as EEP!, DUNYA AND DESIE and BONKERS, which were all coproduced by A Private View.