Czar Film & Tv produces and co-produces feature films, as well as high-quality shorts and television series. They aim to deliver director driven content and focus on new and evolving techniques both visually and narratively, within an international and European frame and network. Their goal is to create a platform for defiant directors and to export Belgian talent.
Previous films include 'Un Ange', 'Ex Drummer' and '22nd of May', all directed by Koen Mortier, 'Waste Land' by Pieter van Hees, starring Jérémie Renier and Standby Painter by 'Amir Yatziv. They also produced the short films 'A Gentle Creature', 'Rivers Return', 'Perfect Drug', 'Playing Away from Home',' Feel Sad for the Bunny' and 'Her Voice'. Apart from their own productions, they co-produced 'Borgman' and 'Schneider vs. Bax' by Alex van Warmerdam, 'L’étrange couleur des larmes de ton corps' by Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani, and 'Supernova' by Tamar van den Dop. The television department co-produced several BBC series including 'The White Queen', and both seasons of 'The Missing', which received several nominations for Golden Globes as well as Emmy Awards and BAFTA’s. Czar is currently shooting the spin-off of ‘The Missing’, ‘Baptiste’ as well as the 6-part costume drama ‘Les Misérables’ starring Dominic West, David Oyelowo and Lily Collins.
The feature film 'Angel' by Koen Mortier will be released in theaters in September this year and is the opening film of the Ostend Film Festival, where it is also selected for the LOOK! Competition. 'Angel' was also selected for the Toronto International Film Festival and the Dutch Film Festival in Utrecht. 'Coureur' of Kenneth Mercken will be released at Film Fest Gent. Furthermore, the features 'Haunted' by Koen Mortier and 'True Biker' by Lieven van Baelen are in development.