Roel Nollet is a freelance journalist and documentary maker. After studying philosophy at Leuven University, he took a postgraduate course in journalism. He works as a news reporter for the Flemish public broadcaster VRT. His urge to tell stories has brought him to the Philippines, Senegal, the Carribean, Cairo and Nigeria. He often shoots and edits his own work, which has been broadcast on several international TV channels. He founded the ‘Redhorse collective‘, to enable collaborations between documentary makers.