starring: Steven Luca
figuranten: street artists, festival organizers, audience
STEVEN LUCA – puppeteer, painter, initiator
Steven Luca (1970): After his education at the ' Design Academy in Eindhoven, he gets in contact with puppet theatre. He runs internship at puppeteer Feike Boschma, after which he decides to start creating performances himself.
In 2003, Steven brings his own puppet show into the theatre with the performance ‘Vandaag'. Meanwhile, he develops the puppet 'François Blanc', a puppet that is inspired by the French boulevard painters. François is an exceptional appearance in the street scene. He speaks in a non-existing French dialect and works on his little paintings while gesticulating.
This white bead and his player are a real oasis of peace and tranquillity in the hectic life of modern man.
With his puppet François Blanc, Steven Luca became finalist of the TV programme ' pop star! 2015’
HERMAN MARYNISSEN – scenario, direction, editing
With some qualifications in the Visual Arts, obtained at the Sint-Lucas in Ghent, Herman M. (1963) stepped into the wide world.
After dozens of own exhibition projects, countless participations in artistic creations of fellow artists, professional support as an assistant director for the Brussels Philharmonic and the realization of several video clips, the moment was finally there – after 25 years - to come forth with own projects.
Herman worked as an Art-Director &direction/production assistant together with Eric Antonis (Belgian Culture intendant), Harry Sacksioni (Dutch guitar virtuoso), Theo Van Amstel (Dutch monumental artist), Dirk Brossé (Belgian composer/conductor), Philip Catherine (Belgian jazz guitarist), Marc Bogaerts (Belgian choreographer for, amongst others, Cirque Du Soleil &Praga Khan)… In June 2015, Herman launched his first documentary movie. ESSENCE – Living in balance' immediately received international attention with official selections and nominations in New York, Barcelona, London, Venice, Vaasa, Athens ...
KATHARINA DE CLERCQ – camera, logistics, producer
Katharina De Clercq (1957) shuttled half of her life between Congo and Belgium, which has a major influence on how she lives and the way she writes.
As an author, Katharina is currently working on her next book (release in 2018).
In the debut movie ‘Essence – Living in balance’, Katharina De Clercq had a significant share in the footage.
Again, Katharina guarantees excellent camera work, thereby setting a defining stamp on this film project. She is also a producer and she takes care of the logistical support and the professional lead.
– 2nd camera: Herman Marynissen
MARCUS SCHEIBMAIER – composer, pianist, soundtrack
For more than 25 years now, this sound magician from Vienna is artistically active as a composer, an arranger and a producer in Belgium, Austria and Germany. He has already worked together with countless artists, including Jean Bosco Safari.
In addition to his own work, Marcus S (1967) is also a prominent member of the cover band Floyd Matters, as a keyboard player. Late at night, his alter-ego CUZ can often be found behind his Mac, flirting and experimenting with rhythms and beats, till early morning ...
PETER MEYVAERT – soundtrack, audiomastering &Sounddesign
Peter Meyvaert (1966) started his career as a studio guitarist. At the age of 18 he had already produced some backing tracks for other artists. Later he joined the cabaret ensemble of MarijnDevalck,as a guitarist. Next to that, Peter wrote his own music.
Under the stage name SHANE he wrote and produced a number of singles and he released a full album, which brought him on international stages in Europe and South America.
Peter realized, however, that for him there were more interesting challenges in the world of film compositions, audio styling, sound design and tv music. For over 25 years now, Peter has been successfully working for FM, Canvas, VTM, VT4 ...