King of Clubs

A documentary film by Julien Segard

Original Soundtrack Written, Performed and Produced by David Menke


Synopsis :
Gone in 2000 and forgotten by most, Jean Vanloo has left his mark on music history. From Jimi Hendrix to the Moody Blues by way of Patrick Hernandez or even Madonna, all of them have crossed his path. Inhabited by a strong passion, this music creator has produced unforgettable music hits such as « Brasilia Carnaval » and « Born to be alive », and make crowds from all over the world dance in clubs.

How a swimming pool lifeguard from the town of Mouscron in Belgium became one of the most successful music producers of his decade ? From Belgium to France, by way of the United States or England, « Jean Vanloo - King of clubs » is a travel through three decades of music genres. It is also the portrait of a flamboyant character, taken by the torment of his life.

With the participation of : Omer Hespel, Rikki Stein, Jean-Noël Coghe, Serge Ghisoland, Claude Delacroix, Arnaud Delbarre, Christian Vié, Muriel Frimand, Laurence Vanloo, Danièle Berrebi, Mémé Ibach, Salvatore Acquaviva, Amadeo Barrios, Asha Puthli, Dan Lacksman, Patrick Hernandez, Matthew Gonder, Rylia Vanloo

Written and directed by Julien Segard

Produced by WHAC MEDIA Belgique and Wild Horses 
Co-produced by RTBF (Télévision belge), France Télévisions, STM « Wéo », Pictanovo, Belga Productions
With the help of CNC, Procirep-Angoa, le Centre du Cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles

Duration : 51’34’’
Year of production : 2018 
Aspect ratio : HD 16/9
Language : French
Filming location : France, Belgium, England
N°ISAN : 0000-0004-9A96-0000-F-0000-0000-T

Director : Julien Segard
Line producer : Nicolas Deprost
Executive producer : Anne-Sophie Tréchot
Director of photography : Sylvain Freyens
1st assistants camera : Camille Sultan, Agathe Corniquet
Sound engineer : Cosmas Antoniadis
Actor : Alexandre Eloy
Stylist : Alice Ably
French voice-over : Brice Depasse
Chief editor : Olivier Wislet
Color grading : Kene Illegems
Sound editor : Claude Broutin
Sound mixing : Yann Reiland
Music composer : David Menke
Technical support : Eye-Lite Bruxelles, KGS, Alive Events
Postproduction : Wild Horses, France Télévisions Filière production Site de Lille, Paprika

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