Skam Belgium (TV Series 2018–2020)

TVSeries


Skam Belgium (TV Series 2018–2020)
wtFOCK (original title)

The story of young teenagers and pupils in a high school in Antwerp, and their troubles, scandals and everyday life. Each season is told from a different person's point of view.
Belgium
IMDb   8.3 /10
TheMovieDb    9.4 /10
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Creators
Creator Tom Goris
Creator Cecilia Verheyden
Creator Bram Renders
Information
Release Date2018-10-05
Runtime
GenreDrama, Romance
Content Rating
Awards
CompanySputnik TV
CountryBelgium
LanguageFlemish
Veerle Dejaeger
Veerle Dejaeger
Zoë 32 episodes, 2018-2019
Senne 31 episodes, 2018-2019
Yara Veyt
Yara Veyt
Luca 30 episodes, 2018-2019
Nona Janssens
Nona Janssens
Amber 29 episodes, 2018-2019
Willem Herbots
Willem Herbots
Robbe 28 episodes, 2018-2019
Femke Van der Steen
Femke Van der Steen
Jana 28 episodes, 2018-2019
Nora Dari
Nora Dari
Yasmina 28 episodes, 2018-2019
Nathan Bouts
Nathan Bouts
Jens 26 episodes, 2018-2019
Noa Tambwe Kabati
Noa Tambwe Kabati
Moyo 26 episodes, 2018-2019
Lilith Pas
Lilith Pas
Britt 19 episodes, 2018-2019
Britt Hellinx
Britt Hellinx
Gill 19 episodes, 2018-2019
Lars Brinkman
Lars Brinkman
Milan 17 episodes, 2019
Maarten Cop
Maarten Cop
Luka 17 episodes, 2018-2019

WtFOCK

WtFOCK (stylised as wtFOCK) is a Belgian teen drama web series broadcast by VIER and VIJF that follows the lives of teenagers in Antwerp. It is an adaption of the popular Norwegian series SKAM. By the end of the first series, around 100,000 people were watching wtFOCK every week.


Characters

The following is a list of the wtFOCK cast, including only the cast and characters who appear in at least three episodes. Recurring characters are highlighted in red and the main character of each series in green.

ActorCharacterBased onNumber of episodesNumber of clipsNumber of episodes
Season 1Season 2Season 3wtFOCKDOWNSeason 4
Femke Van der SteenJana AckermansEva1210671
Veerle DejaegerZoë LoockxNoora111010910
Willem HerbotsRobbe IJzermansIsak12610108
Romi Van RenterghemKato Fransen-10
Nona JanssensAmber SnoeckxVilde12107710
Yara VeytLuca LomansChris Berg12108510
Nathan BoutsJens StoffelsJonas Noah Vasquez1141059
Nora DariYasmina Ait OmarSana1010669
Lilith PasBritt IngelbrechtIngrid/Sonja9162
Nathan Naenen Senne De SmetWilliam910995
Noa Izai Tambwe KabatiMoyo MakadiElias/Mahdi4410410
Maarten CopLuka LemmensPenetrator Chris85
Britt Hellinx Gill De SchepperMari27
Isabel Leybaert Mama JanaMama Eva5
Cassandra KrolsMarie EggermontIben4
Lars BrinkmanMilan HendrickxEskild8952
Jonathan MichielsViktor DeruweNiko41
Louise BergezLisa De GeyterLinn3
Stijn CoppensMax Van Damme-3
Aaron RoggemanAaron JacobsMagnus1069
Willem De SchryverSander DriesenEven Bech Næsheim8103
Hanna MensinkNoor BauwensEmma71

Seasons

Season 1

Season 1 aired from 1 October to 21 December 2018 and comprised 12 episodes. Jana Ackermans is the central character and the season focuses on her relationship with her boyfriend Jens as well as themes of loneliness, identity and friendship.

Season 2

Season 2 aired from 22 April to 28 June 2019 and comprised 10 episodes. Zoë Loockx is the central character and the season focuses on her relationship with Senne, a popular boy at school, and themes of friendship, self-image and sexual abuse.

Season 3

Season 3 aired from 12 October to 20 December 2019 and comprised 10 episodes. Robbe IJzermans is the central character and the season focuses on his coming out as gay and his relationship with Sander. It also deals with themes of sexual identity, homosexuality and mental health. Clips from Season 3 were viewed ten million times within seven weeks of the series starting.

wtFOCKDOWN

Due to the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, filming for the fourth season was halted. wtFOCKDOWN was a way to continue filming while social distancing. Starting on 1 April 2020, it follows the lives of the characters while in lockdown through video calls and messages. wtFOCKDOWN clips have been viewed over 2 million times as of May 2020.

Season 4

Season 4 aired from 29 August to 7 November 2020. The series diverged from the original SKAM storyline with a new character, Kato Fransen. The storyline deals with social media, racism, self-harm, drugs, and COVID-19.