1. EMERALD FILMS is a young and emerging production company that focuses on fiction shorts and features. In selecting its projects, the company aims to establish a long-term relationship with young filmmakers to create quality European and independent cinema. The company has been founded in 2007 by Xavier Rombaut and has its home base in Ghent (Belgium). Xavier Rombaut also works as line producer for the Brussels-based production company Savage Film.

    EMERALD FILMS has produced three short fiction films by now:
    El Camino del Deseo by Eva Cools, Venus vs Me by Nathalie Teirlinck (selected at Berlinale Shorts 2009 and the European Film Awards 2010) and Las Meninas by Eva-Maria Cools.

  1. 06-10-2010

    Las Meninas, a short film by Eva Cools, has been granted production support by the
        Flemish Audiovisual Fund (VAF).



  1. 16-02-2010

    Venus vs Me has been nominated for the European Film Awards at the Berlinale
        Shorts festival. The 23rd European Fim Awards ceremony will take place in Talinn on
        the 4th of December 2010. Read the official press release

  1. 12-01-2010

    Venus vs Me has been selected for the next edition of the Berlinale Shorts         
        Competition. The German premiere will be on Saturday 13th of February, while the
        festival is celebrating its sixtiest anniversary this year.

        Read some articles about the selection:
    Het Laatste Nieuws (Flemish newspaper)
    De Morgen (Flemish newspaper)

  1. 22-10-2009

  2.     Venus vs Me has its world premiere at the International Short Film Festival in
        Leuven, Belgium. Visit the official website of the festival

  1. 24-08-2009

        Principal shooting of
    Venus vs Me has started today. There are six days of shooting
        schelduled. Read the article about the shooting in the Flemish newspaper ‘Het
    here (in Dutch).

  1. 01-08-2011

        Principal shooting of
    Las Meninas, the short by Eva Cools, will start on August 22 and
        will last 6 days.

  1. 29-11-2011

    Las Meninas will have its world premiere at the opening night of the International

  2.     Short Film Festival in Leuven. Check out here the other screening dates.