Kristian Van der Heyden
Kristian Van der Heyden started Harald House Belgium in 2016 after living and working in Los Angeles as writer/producer and actor for 8 years. He produced A punk Daydream (2019) by Jimmy Hendrickx, a documentary on street punk in Indonesia, which premiered at Rotterdam Film Festival in 2019 and is co-produced by broadcaster CANVAS. Slave Island (2022) is his second feature documentary in production. Kristian is guest professor at the Thomas More Academy in creative business. He was part-time finance & HR manager at Shelter, an Emmy award winning TV production company in Antwerpen. Kristian produces documentaries, but also has series and features in development and looking for co-productions. His focus is darker stories that deal with dysfunctional people, societies or institutions, in any genre. Kristian is honoured as an Emerging Producer by the Ji-Hlava film festival for 2022.