Euregion Film Festival 2021 announces winners Professionals Jury and audience decided on the winners.
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Euregion Film Festival 2021 announces winners

Professionals Jury and audience decided on the winners.

The sixth edition of Euregion Film Festival was - again - a special one. Due to the spread of COVID-19 we decided to host the festival online. From March 1 - March 7 filmmakers and the audience were offered a dynamic program full of films, talks and more. The professionals jury decided on the winners. The festival also marked the introduction of the Limburg Film Pitch.


06 maart 2021

Juries

This year the professionals jury had to hand out awards for the films in the International and Euregion Short Film Competition. Members of the jury were actor Bert Hana, media consultant Marijke Prevoo and producer Nadine Bemelmans. 

For the first edition of the Limburg Film Pitch five projects were selected. The Pitch Jury decided on the winner, who will receive a production grant of €2.000. Members of the Pitch Jury were director Jeroen Mourmans, producer Pieter Kuijpers and film marketer Selin Sen.

Award winners

  • Best International FilmYOU ARE ALWAYS 20, by Christer Wahlberg
    Jury statement: "A really personal story which becomes really universal. The filmmaker had the guts to tell this story and we hope to see more of him. Your Are Always 20 by Christer Wahlberg is the well-deserved winner of Best International Film!"
  • Best Euregion Film – SPLIT-UP, by Katja Jansen
    Jury statement: "We asked ourselves the question: from which filmmaker do we want to see more? Both the story and the film-style caught our eye. The way of filming makes the storyline stronger. Split-Up by Katja Jansen is compelling, fun and shows a talented filmmaker!"
  • Special Jury Prize – DALIA, by Brusi Olason
    Jury statement: "Beautifully made film, with outstanding camerawork and music. The film tells an important (universal) story in a beautiful setting. Bounding without words."
  • Audience Award – CHARLIE Z, by Karel Konings, Yanu Schepens, Philippe Jackmaert
  • Best Pitch – ALS EEN SCHADUW BLEEF JE MIJ BEWAARD, by Luka Kluskens
    Jury statement: "We were really impressed by all of your pitches. After long consideration we picked a film in which the maker combines personal emotions with universal topics. And after all this was someone who delivered the best pitch. The winner is Luka Kluskens with her filmproject Als een schaduw bleef je mij bewaard."

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