Valerie Dobbelaere


Valerie Dobbelaere studied Iberian linguistics & literature as well as Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution at the Ghent University in Belgium. In 2007 Valerie started working at the guest office of the Ghent International Film Festival aka Film Fest Gent, where, since 2010, she coordinates the music and sound projects (‘Sound & Vision’ screenings, film concert productions, seminars, masterclasses, composition contest, the annual World Soundtrack Awards Ceremony and CD recording, etc). Valerie has worked with several renowned composers such as Howard Shore, Hans Zimmer, Elliot Goldenthal, James Newton Howard, Giorgio Moroder and Alexandre Desplat. Since 2017 Valerie is elaborating more on all film & music industry activities, educational projects and networking opportunities with and for composers and continues working on establishing the necessary platform to young & upcoming film (music) talent. Aside from her activities at Film Fest Gent, Valerie joined Post Bills (Brussels Based Press & Communication Agency) specializing in PR for film, TV & music projects