Winners Cinekid’s TV and film awards announced

The big winners of the night were the Belgian film Rosie & Moussa and Dutch film Fight Girl.

On Friday evening at our festival, the jury and audience awards were presented for the best youth television and children’s films of 2018. Aside from the judges, also the visitors of the Cinekid Festival could vote on their favourite films. All the winners at a glance:

Best Children’s Film (Cinekid Lion Jury Award € 7,500)
Rosie & Moussa, Dorothée van den Berghe, Caviar, Belgium

Best Children’s Film – Special Mention
Winter Flies, Olmo Omerzu, Endorfilm, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Poland, Slovakia

Best Children’s Film (Cinekid Lion Audience Award)
Los Bando, Christian Lo, Filmbin AS, Norway, Sweden

Best Dutch Family Film (Cinekid Lion Jury Award € 7,500)
Fight Girl, Johan Timmers, The Film Kitchen, Netherlands

Best Dutch Family Film (Cinekid Lion Audience Award)
Fight Girl, Johan Timmers, The Film Kitchen, Netherlands

Best International Short Animation Film (Cinekid Lion Jury Award € 2,500)
KUAP, Nils Hedinger, Prêt-à-tourner, Switzerland

Best Youth Film (MovieZone Cinekid Award)
Supa Modo, Likarion Wainaina, One Fine Day Films, Germany, Kenya

Best Dutch Short Animation (Jury Award € 2500)
Polska Warrior, Camiel Schouwenaar, Armadillo Film, Netherlands

Best Dutch Short Live-action (Jury Award € 2500)
A Kiss, Nima Mohaghegh, Black Sheep Can Fly, Netherlands

Best Dutch Short Documentary (Jury Award € 2500)
Listen, Astrid Bussink, Een van de jongens, Netherlands 

Best Dutch Fiction Series
Floor Rules, Maurice Trouwborst, NL Film & TV, VPRO 

Best Dutch Non-Fiction Series
Cooking Adventure, Willem Revis, Tom Roes, Tim van Gils, Dahl TV, VPRO

National Audience Award, age 4-6
Mister Paper Goes Out for a Walk, Steven De Beul, Ben Tesseur, A Private View, Beast Animation, Viking Film 

National Audience Award, age 6-10
Polska Warrior, Camiel Schouwenaar, Armadillo Film, NTR     

Cinekid Honorary Award
As part of the award ceremony, the Cinekid Honorary Award was presented to Anna van der Staak. Van der Staak has had an exceptional career in the world of children’s television for broadcaster VPRO. She oversaw the production of successful programmes such as The Daltons, Zaai, Roos en haar mannen and more recently Floor Rules.

Cinekid for Professionals 
At the Junior Co-Production Market of the industry event Cinekid for Professionals, an expert jury selected the best project for youth media:

Eurimages Co-Production Development Award (Jury Award € 20,000)
Tony, Shelly & Genius,written by Jana Šrámková. Directed by Filip Pošivač. Produced by Nutprodukce (CZ)

The jury gave a special mention to:
My Dad is a Sausage written by Jean-Claude van Rijckeghem. Directed by Anouk Fortunier. Produced by A Private View (BE)