Founded in 2014 by filmmaker Ruben Desiere and producer Rasmus Van Heddeghem, Accattone Films is a Brussels-based production company.

Accattone Films was named after the film Accattone (1961) by the Italian director Pier Paolo Pasolini. Accattone means ‘beggar’ or ‘scrougher’ in Roman dialect.

Accattone films is currently run by Marguerite de Saint André and Ruben Desiere.