Jakob Verbruggen

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Jakob Verbruggen
Born1980 (age 38–39)
Known forFilm & television director
Notable work
House of Cards, Black Mirror: "Men Against Fire", The Alienist
AwardsJoseph Plateau Award

Jakob Verbruggen (born in Merksem in 1980) is a Belgian TV and film director. He studied at the Royal Institute for Theatre, Cinema and Sound (RITCS) in Belgium.[1]


He has directed episodes of The Fall, London Spy, and House of Cards.[2] In 2016 he directed "Men Against Fire", an episode of the third series of the anthology series Black Mirror.[3] In 2017, he directed all episodes in the event series The Alienist.[4]



  1. ^ (in Dutch) Jakob Vebruggen - RITCS
  2. ^ "The Fall Guy". flandersimage.com. 13 May 2013. Retrieved 22 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Black Mirror Season 3 Will Premiere Sooner Than We'd Thought". The Verge. 27 July 2016.
  4. ^ McLehman, Cindy (September 26, 2016). "The Alienist: Jakob Verbuggen Replaces Cary Fukunaga as Director of TNT Series". TVseriesfinale.com. Retrieved September 30, 2016.

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