World soundtrack awards
Film Fest Gent - Empire
Archived: Empire (2015)

director: Kristof Hoornaert

With: Kris Cuppens, Ina Geerts, a.o.

duration: 14 minutes
Belgian Cinema Today , Short, Drama

Shorts – Competition for European Shorts
Film Fest Gent - Empire

Late afternoon in a city suburb, a man comes home to his wife and child. A portrait of a family captured in real time.


director: Kristof Hoornaert
producer: Wim Vanacker
screenplay: Kristof Hoornaert
Cinematography: Thomas Buelens
sound: Raf Enckels

production company: Sireal Films

More info

dialogue: Dutch
subtitles: Eng subt.
Country: Belgium
year: 2015

Official site


KRISTOF HOORNAERT (1980): Kaïn (2009, short), Nuclear Waste (2012, short), The Fall (2013, short), Empire (2015, short).

Technical Specs

sound: Stereo 5.1
format: DCP
frame: 1:1,85
FPS: 24

Other festival films by director Kristof Hoornaert

Online communication by Lavagraphics