Curaçao 11 - 13 November 2022

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 Media School for winning Best Film of 2022. Their film Speak Up will go on to represent Curaçao against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2023.


1st Place: Best Film of 2022

Speak Up by Media School

2nd Place: Best Film of 2022

Delaster Bes by angofilms

3rd Place: Best Film of 2022

Sluitertijd by Speels & Co

Required Elements

  • Character: Francois òf Francine, un artista (Francois or Francine, an artist)
  • Prop: renchi di orea (earring)
  • Line: "Despues di awaseru solo ta bria" ("After rain the sun shines")

Audience Favorite

Delaster Bes by angofilms

Speak Up by Media School

Best Writing

Speak Up by Media School

Best Editing

Delaster Bes by angofilms

Best Directing

Speak Up by Media School

Best Cinematography

Bou di Preshon by Los Chavos

Best Sound Design

Sluitertijd by Speels & Co

Best Music

Pa's e ta! by Punda City

Best Acting (in a leading role)

Malcolm Damiana Delaster Bes by angofilms

Best Acting (in a supporting role)

Honorable Mention
Shenyo Bokshoven Delaster Bes by angofilms

Best Actor

Malcolm Damiana Delaster Bes by angofilms

Best Actress

Shuwena Sprott Speak Up by Media School

Best Use of Character

Delaster Bes by angofilms

Best Use of Prop

Delaster Bes by angofilms

Best Use of Line

Delaster Bes by angofilms

Best Use of Genre

Delaster Bes by angofilms

2022 Film List

  • Arizona Misfits by Kieffer Concepts

    Ignorance isn't always bliss.

  • Bou di Preshon by Los Chavos

    After rain the sun shines

  • Chor by Aisvarya Productions

    Doing Something Wrong for Someone You Love

  • Delaster Bes by angofilms

    You Know you Have to let me go Right

  • Francine's World by BTP 22

    Despues di awaseru solo ta bria

  • Ma tahabu by Kura Piedra Film Productions

    Who's the ganster?

  • Pa's e ta! by Punda City
  • Sluitertijd by Speels & Co

    She thinks she has it all. But then...

  • Speak Up by Media School

    Bo silensio no ta protehá bo

  • The Book of Rendezvous by Ubuntu
  • The Wrong House by Just My Hobby Studio

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