Cecilia Verheyden is a Flemish screenwriter and director for television, movies and commercials. She graduated in 2007 with her short movie Ou Quoi, which won numerous international awards. From then onwards she directed several award-winning commercials, (short) movies, music videos, documentaries and television series.
For television, Verheyden directed eight episodes of the popular TV series Missing Persons Squad. She also directed some episodes of What if?, a comedy show that won an Emmy Award in 2014, and other series such as the costume drama Girlfriends, the popular Belgian sitcom Please Love Me, wtFOCK, an online hit in Belgium, and Undercover for Eén and Netflix. Most recently, Verheyden directed the movie Ferry, which is a spin-off of the Undercover series. Currently, she is working on Diamonds, a new series for Eén and Netflix.
Verheyden is also well-known for her commercial work for clients such as Carlsberg, Coke Zero, Heineken and Watchdogs. These commercials were huge online successes (all of them with over 20 million views) and won a lot of lions at the Cannes Festival Of Creativity.