Now that we're getting more active on the film front, we're going to spend more time at film festivals. Next week and the week after that, we're going to spend plenty of time in different movie theaters in Gent.
Today is the first day of SuperNova, the biggest technology event of the past decade in Belgium. Yesterday, we went to the opening dinner with the opening speeches by the mayor of Antwerp and the Flemish minister responsible for innovation (among other things).
Last weekend, we attended the Award Ceremony of the Flemish Oscars: the Ensors:
We love California because we love Californian wine, and we like visiting Californian wineries (TestaRossa in Los Gatos and Picchetti in Cupertino are our favorites). We had already tasted some Belgian wines in a great restaurant in Ghent, Steendam 66, but up until last weekend, we never had a chance to visit these wineries.
Today, we founded a new company with three shareholders: the two of us (Ingeborg Willaert and Bruno Lowagie, founders of Wil-Low BVBA), and our son, Jago Lowagie. Together, we've bought a property that was formerly used as a box temple and gym in Sint-Amandsberg, Ghent. Our plan is to turn it into a table tennis hall.
Last week, we joined the Startups.be mission to Hong Kong. We visited Cyberport, presented our companies at Metta, visited the KBC office in Hong Kong, went to Brinc, and attended the RISE Conference.
As you can read on our about page, we're investing in the movie Electric Girl. Today, we met the director, Ziska Riemann, the team that made the special effects, and the sound engineers who were working on mixing the sound.
It's the first time we'll be credited as Executive Producers of a feature film: