Wednesday, 5/3/2017

Awards for ROOM 213 and CLOUDBOY

From Scandinavia to Bavaria

Awards for ROOM 213 and CLOUDBOY

Daan Roofthooft in CLOUDBOY

Two films from this year's KINDERFILMFEST program won awards at the renowned Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival in Norway: Swedish thriller ROOM 213 won the main prize for Best International Children's Film, carrying a purse of 50.000 Norwegian Kronen (5400 Euros). The jury consisted ofscreenwriter Vera Micaelsen, FilmMagasinet editor in chief Le LD Nguyen and film industry adviser Erik Zmuda.

The purseless prize of the European Children’s Film Association (ECFA) went to Belgian arctic circle odyssey CLOUDBOY directed by Meikeminne Clinckspoor. The jury consisted of Eszter Vuojala (Finland), Kristine Simsone (Latvia) und Remke Oosterhuis (Netherlands).