This Friday, December 10th, the main building of the Pôle Image de Liège was inaugurated in Liège: as a result of his experience with microphones, Philippe Reynaert, representing Wallimage-Entreprises, the Pôle’s shareholder, gave the introduction to this morning.
Jean-Claude MarcourtThe Walloon Minister of Economy, SMEs, Foreign Trade and New Technologies, then explained how this meeting of leading companies, specialized in the audiovisual sector, could boost the development of each of its components… and the Walloon region as a whole.
Official and symbolic gesture: the curtain falls and the former tobacco factory officially becomes a dream factory.
Laurent Minguet, Chairman of the PIL Board of Directors, explains the structure, logistics and defines the strategies and objectives of the PIL.
The Pole is now located in the heart of Liege in an ex-industrial site rehabilitated by the architect Gil Honoré of theAtelier AIUD.
A short guided tour of the premises which, in the coming weeks, will welcome 21 companies. For now, five companies are already at work. At XDC, the boss himself, Serge Plasch, welcomes visitors.
At Nozon, everyone is at work on a huge project: Minuscule 2, the sequel to the fantastic series which has been broadcasted for a few years on many TV channels.
Jean-Paul Philippot, RTBF’s general manager, answers questions from a team from the 3D Stereo Media festival who came to capture the event … in 3D!
Dozens of professionals and most of the media had come to Liège to discover a preview of the PIL premises which will soon become one of the lungs of the Walloon audiovisual industry. A beautiful adventure begins!