In just three minutes, the new film – called ‘Invest in Flanders’ – unravels the DNA of Flanders and its people to tell a compelling and emotional story. A story that serves as a metaphor for the importance of R&D and innovation in the region, and how this benefits companies around the globe.
Foreign investors are a major driver of Flanders’ economy. The ‘Invest in Flanders’ film highlights the benefits of investing in our region in such a way that international audiences can easily discover what Flanders stands for. The film is also a great way for people from Flanders to showcase and share their enthusiasm about the region’s strong suits, something they often shy away from.
- The film was shot in the fall of 2017 in different locations across Flanders. Drones were used for some shots, but also play a role in the film itself.
- For the English voice-over, FIT relied on British actor and producer Don McCorkindale, who has worked with the BBC for years.
- The film was directed and written by Peter Neyt with the help of ILVO, Flanders’ institute for agriculture, fishery and food research. Production studio Wenneker.be was responsible for the film’s creation.