Dries Phlypo (° 1977) is producer and managing partner at the Belgian independent production company A Private View. He started his career as a youth programmer for Brugge 2002 and launched the youth film circuit ‘Lessons in the Dark’. In 2004 he joined A Private View where he was an executive producer on MOSCOW, BELGIUM (2008), A PERFECT MATCH (2007) and LONG WEEKEND (2005). Subsequently, together with screenwriter/producer Jean-Claude van Rijckeghem, he produced a dozen films, including ZAGROS by Sahim Omar Kalifa (2017, Grand Prix FilmFest Ghent), VINCENT AND THE END OF THE WORLD by Christophe Van Rompaey, (2016, World premiered at Locarno IFF and Best Comedy Nominee – EFA), BRASSERIE ROMANTIQUE by Joël Vanhoebrouck (2012) and OXYGEN by Hans Van Nuffel (2011, Best Discovery – EFA). Dries co-produced more than 30 international films, including DIRTY GOD (2019) and ZURICH (2015) by Sacha Polak, COBAIN (2017) by Nanouk Leopold, BLOOD SWEAT AND TEARS (2015) by Diederick Koopal, COUPLE IN A HOLE (2015) by Tom Geens and many others. He produced four shorts: ROMANCE by Douglas Boswell, MOMENT DE GLOIRE by Hendrik Moonen, the oscar nominated TANGHI ARGENTINI by Guido Thys and the oscar shortlisted BAD HUNTER by Sahim Omar Kalifa.
Dries also focuses on producing television series. AMIGOS (10 episodes, 2015) was created and written by Jean-Claude van Rijckeghem and Pierre De Clercq and directed by Kadir Ferati Balci and Hendrik Moonen. Dries also produced the animated series RUSTY with Lemming Film. In order to further his focus on TV content, he founded Mockingbird Productions in 2017 together with Bruno Wyndaele and Jean-Claude van Rijckeghem. They are in development of the animated series MISTER PAPER and the drama series A GOOD YEAR.
Dries will continue to produce feature films with A Private View. THE BEST OF DORIEN B. by Anke Blondé worldpremiered at Rotterdam Filmfestival in February 2019 and has since been at Beijing IFF, Lucca IFF and Sydney Filmfestival. In September 2019 THE BEST OF DORIEN B. opened the Ostend Film Festival and was released domesticallly on the 11th of September. A Private View has several upcoming projects: the family feature MY DAD IS A SAUSAGE by Anouk Fortunier currently in production, STRINGS by Kadir Ferati Balci, DUST by Angelo Tijssens, MESOPOTAMIA CAFÉ by Sahim Omar Kalifa and WATERWOLF by Ann-Julie Vervaeke are in development.
He is a board member of the Flemish producers’ association (VOFTP) and in 2010 he joined Les Ateliers Du Cinema Européen (ACE).