De Mensen (Dutch for The People) is a Flemish audiovisual production company. Together with Skyline Entertainment, Les Gens, Gardner and Domm and The Virus, De Mensen is the biggest independent production group in Belgium.
Production company De Mensen has been creating tv shows in all genres since 2001. Blockx, The Dare, Beau Séjour, All about animals, Anyone for a turkey sandwich?, Highway of Love, May I kiss you?, That's Urban!, Difficult Destinations, Brothers United, ... are just a few of many titles. Cath Luyten, Ben Crabbé and Tom Waes are exclusively associated with De Mensen.
Skyline Entertainment was founded in 1997 and produces qualitative, high end and commercially successful fiction series and movies. Aspe, Professor T., Salamander, Germaine, The Rodenburgs,... are just a few of Skyline's productions. In 2014 Skyline Entertainment became a subsidiary of De Mensen.
Les Gens (Stromboli Pictures)
Brussels based production company Les Gens, formerly known as Stromboli Pictures, is mainly focused on the French-speaking fiction market. They have produced shows like Esprits de Famille and Melting Pot Café, the successful short film Complices and the internationally acclaimed Quand la Mer Monte. Recently Les Gens has produced tv shows for RTBF and RTL-TVI, such as the second season of Les Héros du Gazon and the French remake of May I kiss you? Just like Skyline Entertainment, Les Gens is a subsidiary of De Mensen.
Gardner and Domm
On 14 January 2015 the people behind De Mensen founded Gardner and Domm, the fourth production company in the De Mensen Group. From then on, all Tax Shelter activities from De Mensen, Skyline Entertainment and Les Gens run through Gardner and Domm, as well as her own (co)productions with Belgian or foreign fiction producers.
The New Flemish Primitives were created in 2011 by the independent production companies De Filistijnen, Woestijnvis and De Mensen. TNFP has since then represented their tv formats on the international market. With success, because Flemish formats are internationally known for their creativity and high production value. Meanwhile TNFP also offers formats by Hotel Hungaria, SBS Belgium and VRT.