Nathalie Basteyns
Producer at De Mensen , Belgium

Nathalie majored in directing at the LUCA School of Arts in Brussels. Here she directed the prize winning short documentary The Kiss. In 2012 she co-directed series Clan with Kaat Beels, a black comedy that aired also in the UK on Channel 4. The duo went on to work on Hotel Beau Séjour, which has already gained international acclaim at numerous festivals and has been sold to various territories, such as Germany and France (ARTE) and worldwide (NETFLIX). Nathalie is currently creative supervisor at production company De Mensen, where she oversees and directs several shows and movies. In 2019 she directed Beau Séjour 2 together with her partner-in-crime Kaat Beels. In 2020 she filmed a documentary about the attacks in Brussels ‘And then there was silence’. Nathalie is currently a showrunner on the series Lost Luggage which she co-created and is preparing some projects, fiction as well as documentary. For example one about herself being in a wheelchair looking for a miracle Miracle 71.