Film prize awarded on the closing day of the North Film Festival, Maria Stott wins the Cake film competition

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

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


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

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

Best feature film

The seven Noorderkroon Awards were awarded in different categories.

Little Amsterdam

De Jörgen Scholtens won the award for best feature film. The award for best documentary film went to Bart Eysenck Smits

Bart and Stone who came home.

Fabian Claes Janssen won the award for best short film for

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In addition, the Noorderkroon Awards were presented for:

i am a person too

By Marijke Huisman, Ivo Krahn and Annelies Visser (Best short documentary),

lost hearth

By Hidde Muskee (Best Student Film) and

floating sweet girl

Léon Wallrabe (Best amateur film). Hannah Swart (

Ferdinand, the lucky maker of paths

He received the award for the greatest young talent.

short films

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

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won. The second and third prizes were awarded respectively to the best film

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

We did not yet know the number of visitors to the festival on Sunday evening.