Bonaire 2 - 4 November 2018

Announcing the Winners

After much deliberation, our distinguished panel of judges has selected this year’s winning films. Congratulations to all of the filmmakers and teams who participated. We are proud to announce our winners.

Kudos to BYOF Media for winning Best Film of 2018. Their film By a thread will go on to represent Bonaire against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2019.


1st Place: Best Film of 2018

By a thread by BYOF Media

2nd Place: Best Film of 2018

Time Frame by CINEARUBA

3rd Place: Best Film of 2018

Nos Ta Bolbe Topa by 599 Empire

Required Elements

  • Character: Alèksander òf Alèksa, Musiko (Alexander or Alexa, Musician)
  • Prop: Renchi (Ring)
  • Line: "Dikon un kara serio asina?" ("Why so serious?")

Audience Favorite

Love & Soca by Mega D Youth Foundation

Best Writing

David Martinus By a thread by BYOF Media

Best Editing

David Martinus By a thread by BYOF Media

Best Directing

Ronney Dotel Time Frame by CINEARUBA

Best Cinematography

Ronney Dotel & Juan David Villar Time Frame by CINEARUBA

Best Sound Design

Adriano Nanof Time Frame by CINEARUBA

Best Actor

Ephrayim Odor Time Frame by CINEARUBA

Best Actress

Nathania Velasquez By a thread by BYOF Media

Best Supporting Actor

Anthony Reid Love & Soca by Mega D Youth Foundation

Best Supporting Actress

Sjarnarda Inacio Nos Ta Bolbe Topa by 599 Empire

Best Make Up

Osmary Malave & Glendys Valle Alèksander by Kabritu Team

Best Use of Character

Time Frame by CINEARUBA

Best Use of Prop

By a thread by BYOF Media

Best Use of Line

Alèksander by Kabritu Team

Best Use of Genre

Hopes of a Slave Girl by We Were Born Ready

2018 Film List

  • Alèksander by Kabritu Team

    The highway killer, has as modus operandi, find his victims while walking on the road, then kill them in an abandoned house.

  • By a thread by BYOF Media

    A happy couple loses their daughter and the woman loses herself in the process. Thinking it was her fault, she spirals into depression and no longer cares for anything or anyone.

  • Encore by UNIQ PRODUCTION

    Alexander, young professional musician is trying to persuade his dreams of being famous. He wakes up every day to go to the main street ( Caya Betico Croes ) to play for the visitors! Suddenly one day after weeks playing and not getting any attention everything changes and he gets that one lucky chance of a contact from a manager!

  • Hopes of a Slave Girl by We Were Born Ready
  • Love & Soca by Mega D Youth Foundation

    A young musician who was seeking his way in the music industry found his dream when he fell in love with a beautiful lady

  • Mission 2880 by Vivid Shadows
  • Nos Ta Bolbe Topa by 599 Empire

    Man Sees Ghost

  • Photoshoot by Rayproduction

    After the disappearance of three people, with only the date of their disappearance as a connection, will there be a fourth victim?

  • Power of the Ring by JMH Studio

    Only a ring...that's what Aleksa thought it was....

  • The Last Man by Veloce Media

    Patience

  • Time Frame by CINEARUBA

    A guy that goes through a difficult life situation tries to connect with his past.

  • Turmoil by Red Eye Productions

    It's not easy to argue with yourself when making life changing decisions.


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