On October 20th 2011 Cinekid, the International Film, Television and New Media Festival for the Youth announced the winners of the annual Cinekid Awards in the categories Best Film, Best Dutch Television Program and Best New Media production. Not only a professional jury was able to determine who should win an Award, festival visitors were also able to vote for their favorites.
During the evening festival director Sannette Naeyé also received an International Award from the renown organization: CIFEJ (Centre International du Film pour L’Enfance et la Jeunesse).
And the winners are…
Best International Film:
· Bernard van Leer Foundation Best International Film (Cinekid-lion, Audience Award): Will by Ellen Perry
· Best International Film (Cinekid-lion, Jury Award): Entre Lobos (Among Wolves) by Gerardo Olivares
· MovieSquad Best International Picture (Children’s Jury): Lost in Africa by Vibeke Muasya
· UPC Best Dutch Film (Jury Award): Patatje Oorlog (Taking Chances) by Nicole van Kilsdonk.
· Best Dutch Film (Audience Award): Penny’s Shadow by Steven de Jong
· Best Overall Television Program (Jury Award): Ik heb een droom (I have a dream) by van Jan-Willem Wit & Joost Gulien
· Best Non-fiction Television Program (Jury Award): Ik ben echt niet bang! van Willem Baptist
· Best Non-fiction Television Program (Audience Award): Checkpoint by Jan Pool
· Best Fiction Television Program (Jury Award): De avonturen van Pim & Pom (The adventures of Pim & Pom) by Gioia Smid
· Best Fiction Television Program (Audience Award): Raveleijn by Anne van der Linden
· Best New Media Production (Jury Award): Room Racers by Lieven van Velthoven
· Best New Media Production (Audience Award): Wip’n’Kip (Chick’n’Run) by Fourcelabs
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