Philippe Bijvoet

Philippe Bijvoet is a director/editor at the VRT, the Public Broadcast of the Flemish Community of Belgium. After studying at the Flemish Film, TV and Theatre Academy in Brussels he became a freelance director before moving to the education department of the VRT in 1978. He specialized in science, technology and history programmes. In 1985 he started producing modular based multimedia programmes for a more effective use by targeted audiances. Since 1996 he has been directing science magazines and documentaries. In the past years he specialized in reformatting documentaries. He is the former vice-chairman of the Science & Educational programme group of the EBU (European Broadcast Union).