Steven Dhoedt

REACH_FOR_THE_SKY_ohjaaja_Steven_DhoedtSteven Dhoedt is a Belgian filmmaker, producer and cinematographer. He studied film at the RITCS School of Arts in Brussels and graduated as a Master in Audiovisual Arts. After his studies he moved to Hong Kong, where he lived and worked for several years, gaining experience as a freelance producer and director.

In 2003 Dhoedt founded VISUALANTICS, a Brussels based independent production house focusing on creative documentaries, fiction films and new media projects. His films have screened on numerous film festivals all over the world and have been broadcasted on TV in over 30 countries. His work often deals with contemporary issues and subcultures, such as Inside the Metaverse (2009), a journey through online virtual worlds or State of Play (2013), an intimate portrait of several South-Korean professional video gamers.

Dhoedt’s most recent film Reach for the SKY (2015) about the competitive South-Korean education system is co-directed with Choi Wooyoung. It had its world premiere at the Busan International Film Festival last year.  The film is now screened at the DocPoint film festival.

Selected Filmography:
Reach for the SKY (2015)
State of Play (2013)
Inside the Metaverse (2010)
Groenendael (2004)