Benjamin Deboosere (°1984) studied graphic design at Luca School of Arts Brussels, screenwriting at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava, and mastered in film directing at the Royal Institute for Theatre, Cinema and Sound in Brussels. Deboosere‘s research-based practice results in films, photography, installations and interventions. As a multi-media visual artist, Deboosere also collaborates with other artists, as for example Wouter De Raeve. Together they published the architecture-photography book On Tempelhofer Feld (Spector Books, 2016).
Deboosere’s work as a director and/or writer has screened at various international film festivals as Tallinn Black Nights (BNFF), Rotterdam (IFFR), Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, Message to man, Africadoc Bénin, Mecal Pro Barcelona, Brussels Art Film Festival, Achtung Berlin among others. Their first fiction short Of Not Such Great Importance won the Kryzstof Szot Award at the Lublin Film Festival 2019 (PL), the Jury and Audience Award at Ongezien Kort 2020 (BE) & Best Short Film Award at Working Title Film Festival 2020 (IT).