Karel van Bellingen


Karel van Bellingen is a director and editor, born and bred in Belgium but now based in London. Since graduating from the London Film School he has edited many short films, music videos and commercial content. Next to that, his award-winning graduation film True Power, which he wrote and directed, got him work as a commercials director for major clients in the gaming business. He continues to work in these roles while developing a new narrative project to direct.

Karel van Bellingen

MA Filmmaking
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Graduation film

True Power

A teenager discovers the power he can wield using his voice to control the military units of Ubisoft's 'Tom Clancy's Endwar'. The sensation of being a commander on the battlefield becomes hyper-real in this commercial.
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LFS Filmography

True Power (Commercial), DIRECTOR, Alexa, LFS/Independent, 2012
Winner – Best Commercial – Hollyshorts Film Festival, US, 2012
Winner – Best Commercial – Burbank International Film Festival, US, 2012
Winner – Award of Merit – Best Shorts Competition, US, 2012
Winner – Ad Spot Gold Award – Prestige Film Award, US, 2012
Winner – Best Spec Commercial – BeFilm Underground Film Festival, US, 2012
Official Selection – California International Short Festival, US, 2012
Official Selection – Silicon Valley Film Festival, US, 2012
Elephants, EDITOR, Alexa, LFS/Ind, 2012
Fire, EDITOR, 16mm, Film London/BFI, 2012
Diablo Boulevard ‘Saint of Killers‘(Music Video), DBA, P.I.A.S., 2012
Call of Juarez: Gunslinger (Commercial), DIRECTOR, Alexa, Maverick Media, 2012
Gabriel Bruce ‘Perfect Weather’ (Music Video), EDITOR, 35mm, Mercury Records, 2012
Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor (Commercial), DIRECTOR, Alexa, Maverick Media, 2012
Early Birds, EDITOR, Alexa, LFS/Ind., 2012
Frog/Robot, EDITOR, Red, Tim Phillips Ltd, 2011
Drift, EDITOR, 16mm, LFS, 2011
Coconut Skin, EDITOR, 35mm, LFS, 2010
The Crossmaker, EDITOR, 35mm, LFS 2010
The Bird Man of Tamworth (Documentary), Digital, 2009
Disposable, DIRECTOR, 16mm, LFS, 2009
Goliath, DIRECTOR, 16mm, LFS, 2009