Film Awards Given on the Closing Day of the North Film Festival, Maria Stott Wins the Cake Film Competition

Film Awards Given on the Closing Day of the North Film Festival, Maria Stott Wins the Cake Film Competition

The Pink Room at Slieker Film: The movie theater swapped seats with seats from another room so that it would be clear where people could sit at a sufficient distance from each other. Photo: Slieker Film

On the closing day of the Northern Film Festival in Leeuwarden, Maria Stuut won the Filmkick 2021 competition with her short film Skûtsje. Seven productions have won the Noorderkroon Award.

With the ten thousand euros that Stott receives for her short film, she can make the film


realize. Her plan was to make a documentary about a small, flat-bottomed boat sailing over a ravine. The jury indicated that they were curious about Stuut’s plan and that they saw “the potential of a small masterpiece” in it.

Filmkick Competition was created as a catalyst for regional film culture and talented local filmmakers. Stewit has one year to make her movie. The plan is for the film to premiere at the North Film Festival next year.

Best Feature Film

The seven Noorderkroon Awards were presented in different categories.

Little Amsterdam

By Jörgen Scholtens won Best Feature Film. The award for Best Documentary Film went to Bart Eysenck Smits

Bart and Stone who came home.

Fabian Claes Janssen won Best Short Film for

There is


In addition, Noorderkroon Awards were presented for:

I’m a person too

By Marijke Huisman, Ivo Krahn and Annelies Visser (Best Documentary Short Film),

stray focus

By Hidde Muskee (Best Student Film) and

floating sweet girl

Leon Wallrabe (Best Amateur Film). Hannah Swart (

Ferdinand, the Happy Pathmaker

He was awarded the Greatest Young Talent Award.

short films

Two weeks ago, 29 teams set out to put together a short film from start to finish in 48 hours. Prizes were also handed out there, in total three prizes. These three films are allowed to go to the American Film Festival for 48 hours in the United States. The winning film will be shown there at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival. short film

What is your response to that?

won. The second and third prizes went to best film, respectively

black slope



The Northern Film Festival lasted five days. For Tivoli, the cinema in Neustadt, the festival was the last piece. With the opening of the new Pathé Cinema in Ruiterskwartier, the cinema will go on sale.

It was not yet known Sunday evening the number of visitors to the festival.

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