Gilles Coulier is a Belgian director/scriptwriter and producer known for the film ‘Cargo’ (2017), co-produced by HALAL.
Coulier studied Audiovisual Arts at the Sint-Lukas Brussels University College of Art and Design. His graduation film was selected for the 2010 Cannes Film Festival in the Cinefondation section, Abu Dhabi Film Festival and The Leeds Film Festival.
In 2015 Coulier co-wrote and directed his first feature film, ‘Cargo’ with an international premiere at the San Sebastian Film Festival and a national premiere at The Ostend Film Festival. Cargo was nominated for over 20 festivals with highlights at the BFI London Film Festival, Göteborg Film Festival and the prize for ‘Best Screenplay’ at the Thessaloniki Film Festival. In 2017 Cargo was nominated for Les Magrittes Du Cinema for Best Flemish Film.