Moments with Reena-Rob Rombout Film maker and teacher



Rob Rombout, born in Amsterdam in 1953, is a filmmaker and a teacher. Since 1988, he has taught Sint Lukas (LUCA) in Brussels. He has also been a professor at INSAS , RITS , at the University Paris 8 and at Marc Bloch, Strasbourg. He is the co-founder of the international documentary master: “Doc-Nomads” bringing together students from all over the world. The program is split into several global institutions. Rob Rombout also leads workshops around the world (Brazil, Vietnam, China, Canada, United States, Lebanon …)

Since L’homme who said too much in 1985, he has produced about fifteen documentaries, many of which have been awarded. Inparticular, between Two Towers (1987), Perm-Mission (1999), The Trap of Kerguelen (2000), Amsterdam via Amsterdam (co made with Rogier van Eck), Queen Mary 2 , Birth of a Legend Stories (2012) which tells of a journey through the cities Amsterdam in the United States.

The majority of these films reflect his taste for travel and his fascination for the sea. He is currently making a film about the Dutch writer Robert van Gulik (On the Trail of Robert van Gulik, 2015, 87 min).

Rob Rombout was a member of the commission “Brouillon d’une rêve” (SCAM Paris) and of the Commission of the Brussels Audiovisual Center, the VAF (Vlaams Audiovisual Fund), but also vice-president of the Belgian SCAM Committee From 1998 to 2005, and from 2009 to 2013.

Rob Rombout giving a workshop

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