Jeroen Van der Stock

Jeroen Van der Stock (born in 1979) lives and works in Japan. He graduated in 2002 at the St.-Lukas Hogeschool Brussels (section Audiovisual Arts) with a retrospective installation of his works. During his studies he focused primarily on experimental travel documentaries and spent a lot of time abroad.

In 2008 Van der Stock made his debut feature documentary "Wild Beast", an intimate portrait of a Chinese film extra. "Wild Beast" has been selected for the 15th Asian Film Festival Lyon (France), 10th Asiaticafilmmediale Rome (Italy), 13th Documentary Film Festival Belo Horizonte (Brazil), 3th Chongqing Independent Film and Video Festival (China) and the 40th International Arts Festival Europalia-China (Belgium), Jean Rouch International Film Festival (France).

In 2011 he made his second documentary with Savage Film: "Silent Visitors". It had its world premiere at the CPH: DOX festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.