Utrecht, Netherlands 25 - 27 September 2015

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 Pretty Fly for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film Welkom will go on to represent Utrecht against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.


1st Place: Best Film of 2015

Welkom by Pretty Fly

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

in place by Nieuw Blik

3rd Place: Best Film of 2015

When the Shutter Cries by it happened on a tuesday

Required Elements

  • Character: Mik or Mak , Vluchteling (Refugee)
  • Prop: boek (a book)
  • Line: "Deze grenzen zitten in je hoofd." ("These borders are in your mind.")

Audience Favorite: Group A

Nonsons by Rolletje Film

Audience Favorite: Group B

Viewfinder by Team Feut

Best Writing

Welkom by Pretty Fly

Best Editing

Welkom by Pretty Fly

Best Directing

Viewfinder by Team Feut

Best Cinematography

Doodzonde by Wie Denk Je Wel Niet Dat We Zijn?

Best Sound Design

When the Shutter Cries by it happened on a tuesday

Best Music

Vluchtig by De zoon van Willem

Best Actor

Alec Berendsen When the Shutter Cries by it happened on a tuesday

Best Actress

Anna Keuning Nonsons by Rolletje Film

Best Use of Character

Welkom by Pretty Fly

Best Use of Prop

in place by Nieuw Blik

Best Use of Line

Op de plaats rust by Draaipiraten

Best Use of Genre

De Statusmakers by MOOW Films

Best Poster

De Statusmakers by MOOW Films

2015 Film List

  • Borders by TEST
  • Boxed In by RotatoR Pictures

    Life is all about choices

  • De Statusmakers by MOOW Films

    Twee vrienden dreigen uiteen gedreven te worden door een ingehuurd social media bureau.

  • Die Heart by Heads Up Productions

    Something is off beat.

  • Doodzonde by Wie Denk Je Wel Niet Dat We Zijn?

    Is het wegrennen van problemen altijd de oplossing?

  • Game Over by Gele Hond Producties

    Op bezoek bij oma doet Tommie een onverwachte ontdekking tussen zijn stripboeken.

  • IK EN MIK by Unreleased Productions

    Een teken van leven

  • in place by Nieuw Blik

    A young cleaning girl's workday gets a turn when she finds the gripping journal of a refugee.

  • Inteelt by Ongekende Spruiten
  • Noah by Kinamo Pictures

    Canyou practice what you preach, when you come to face your past?

  • Nonsons by Rolletje Film
  • Op de plaats rust by Draaipiraten
  • Out of the box by Merlijn Film

    Twee mannen en een vrouw... heeft liefde een grens?

  • Reisbureau by Zonder Staart

    een meisje op zoek naar zichzelf

  • Tegenspel by De Spiritual Warriors

    Two friends defeat boredom by acting out different scenes in an imaginary hotel.

  • The adventures of Kapitein Kater & Barfboy by Bernat Film Productions

    Two unlikely heroes are on a misadventure to save the city Utrecht.

  • Touch of Magic by Team VONK

    Weg van zijn vaderland,probeert Mik zijn draai te vinden en krijgt daarbij hulp van een magische elf

  • Two's Company... by Studio180
  • Unspared by Kendi Fun

    A refugee is saved from becoming a organ domor

  • Viewfinder by Team Feut

    During his midlife crisis Ruben finds he will do anything for more views on his vlog

  • Vluchtig by De zoon van Willem

    Wat gebeurt er als ouders niet meer opletten

  • Welkom by Pretty Fly

    2 refugees are getting acquainted with Holland.

  • When the Shutter Cries by it happened on a tuesday

    A father enters his attic to commit suicide when he is confronted with the fantasy of his passed son


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