Antwerp, Belgium 26 - 28 October 2012

Announcing the Winners

After much deliberation, our distinguished panel of judges has selected this year’s winning films. Congratulations to all of the filmmakers and teams who participated. We are proud to announce our winners.

Kudos to Sjoerd de Bont for winning Best Film of 2012. Their film <3 will go on to represent Antwerp against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2013.


1st Place: Best Film of 2012

<3 by Sjoerd de Bont

2nd Place: Best Film of 2012

Hl0316 by The Sheep Factory

Required Elements

  • Character: Laurent or Leila Rope, Scientist / Wetenschapper / Scientifique
  • Prop: an umbrella / een paraplu / un parapluie
  • Line: "Ignorance used to be bliss." /
    "Onwetendheid was ooit een zegen." /
    «Il y une fois que l'ignorance était une bénédiction.»

Best Writing

Clean ! by ShaggaFilm

Best Editing

Solanum by Community Service P.B.

Best Directing

<3 by Sjoerd de Bont

Best Cinematography

Sigillum by Antwerp Art Office

Best Sound Design

<3 by Sjoerd de Bont

Best Acting

Clean ! by ShaggaFilm

Best Special Effects

VIER by franky's frames

Best Use of Character

<3 by Sjoerd de Bont

Best Use of Prop

VIER by franky's frames

Best Use of Line

Clean ! by ShaggaFilm

Best Use of Genre

Poppemie by 2SkinFilms

2012 Film List

  • <3 by Sjoerd de Bont

    Digitale workshop

  • 2085 by Brojkeparmazan

    what happens when someone loses something he most desires?

  • Clean ! by ShaggaFilm
  • De Weddenschap by High Contrast Filmers

    Een man die niet tegen zijn verlies kan, doet er alles aan om zijn gelijk te halen

  • Eureka by movIEMES

    Wat begon als een normale documentaire, eindigde met een verrassende wending.

  • Hl0316 by The Sheep Factory

    Don't ask questions you don't want to ask the answer of.

  • I Will Protect You by Wildebeest Productions

    Ignorance used to be bliss...

  • Master Plan by Purple People Park

    Laurent Rope hates the world but wants to save it

  • Poppemie by 2SkinFilms

    Every second counts 0when you have 48 hours to make a film, every second counts

  • psychoses by Deadline

    doctor test his new medicines

  • Sigillum by Antwerp Art Office

    Strijd rondom erfenis eindigt in een graaifestijn

  • Solanum by Community Service P.B.

    A mad scientist hires two criminals to steal a deadly virus from the laboratory she works in.

  • Verknipt by Yellow Cheese

    Man wakes up in a barber shop and after being tested finds back his life... or doesn't he?

  • VIER by franky's frames

    a mad scientist fails in selecting 4 heroes to help him save the world in 2012

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