Bonaire 4 - 6 October 2019

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 OrigiOne for winning Best Film of 2019. Their film Serenity will go on to represent Bonaire against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2020.


1st Place: Best Film of 2019

Serenity by OrigiOne

2nd Place: Best Film of 2019

Top Secret by Kabritu Team

3rd Place: Best Film of 2019

Weekend Vibes by We Were Born Ready

Required Elements

  • Character: Eli òf Elisabèt Rosaria, Sientífiko (Eli or Elizabeth Rosaria, Scientist)
  • Prop: Un kaha di webu (An egg box)
  • Line: "Sigui hunga ku kandela te ora bo kima bo man." ("Keep playing with fire until you burn your hand.")

Audience Favorite

Serenity by OrigiOne

Honorable Mentions
Weekend Vibes by We Were Born Ready
The Seer by Ray Production

Best Writing

Giovanni Gijsbertha Libertat by 599 Empire

Best Editing

Marie Sint Jago, Jeremy Pikerie & Jorge González Weekend Vibes by We Were Born Ready

Best Directing

Jeanvier Janga Serenity by OrigiOne

Best Cinematography

Erick Alvarez & Zahir Gijsbertha​ Top Secret by Kabritu Team

Best Sound Design

Denzel Martis Libertat by 599 Empire

Best Actor

Jeremy Pikerie Weekend Vibes by We Were Born Ready

Honorable Mention
Gilmar Krips Top Secret by Kabritu Team

Best Actress

Nathania Velasquez Serenity by OrigiOne

Best Use of Character

Sara by MBO MEDIA

Best Use of Prop

Top Secret by Kabritu Team

Best Use of Line

Libertat by 599 Empire

Best Poster

My Lovely Friend by JMH Studio

Honorable Mentions
Weekend Vibes by We Were Born Ready
Top Secret by Kabritu Team

BEST TRAILER

The Seer by Ray Production

Honorable Mentions
Weekend Vibes by We Were Born Ready
Top Secret by Kabritu Team

2019 Film List

  • Libertat by 599 Empire

    Tension

  • My Lovely Friend by JMH Studio

    She'll defend her friend at all cost...

  • Sara by MBO MEDIA

    A jealous father turns abusive against his family

  • Serenity by OrigiOne

    A story about the life of a climate activist who takes desperate measures to save the planet.

  • The Experiment by Your Vision Production

    Two lonely siblings that do not see eye to eye found themselves in a situation while trying to help a mutual friend who has an emergency.

  • The Seer by Ray Production

    The Seer is confused by her recent vision

  • Top Secret by Kabritu Team

    A surreal road story, where greed and betrayal are in each of the characters. Who will keep the golden eggs?

  • Weekend Vibes by We Were Born Ready

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