GOLD PENCIL FOR TNT!!
‘Oh Willy…’ wins again!!
'Oh Willy...' keeps wowing festival juries all over the world! This time the animation short by Emma De Swaef and Marc James Roels, won the Grand Prize at the 20th edition of the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, adding another award to its very very long list of prizes. 'Oh Willy...' is one of the most awarded Flemisch coproductions of 2012. Thumbs up, again, for Marc and Emma!! Read more about it here.
JUPILER: Truck best TV ad of the week
Jupiler: Truck, directed by Martin Werner is selected as best TV ad this week!!
WATCH IT HERE!
PERFECT DRUG WINS BEST EUROPEAN SHORT AT IFF AMSTERDAM
After winning the Grand Prize at BIFF last week, Perfect Drug by Toon Aerts wins Best European Short at Imagine Film Festival in Amsterdam and gets a ticket to the prestiges Fantastic Film Festival in Stiges, Spain.
IFF is member of EFFFF (European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation) so every year they deliver a kandidate for the Méliès d'Or, the price for the Best European Fantastic Film. With his Silver Méliès Perfect Drug is now in the final competition! Gongrats Toon and good luck!!
MONT BLANC a short by Gilles Courier goes to cannes!!
Congratulations to Gilles Coulier! His short Mont Blanc has been selected for the Official Short Film Competition at the Cannes Film Festival 2013. In 2010, Gilles was already invited to the Cinéfondation with his short Iceland.
PERFECT DRUG by Toon Aerts wins the Grand Prize for shorts at BIFF!
A big shout out to Toon Aerts for winning the Grand Prize of the short film competition at Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival! And what a grand statue it is! The decision was unanimous and the jury was very impressed. Congrats to Toon & everyone that worked on the film!
TIENSE SUIKER and ELECTRABEL win TV DAY TOPSPOT AWARDS!!
TV Day 2013's professional jury elected Tiense Suiker, directed by Joe Vanhoutteghem, Topspot 2012!!Tiense Suiker was selected from a shortlist of the 100 best-scoring TV commercials of 2012.
The viewing public had a soft spot for the cheeky dog Kito and elected the Electrabel commerical, directed by Rogier Van der Ploeg, Topspot 2012.
Equal Pay Day - Extreme Housekeeping
See how five time K1 World Champion Semmy Schilt handles the housekeeping and charms his busy woman: Equal Pay Day - Extreme Housekeeping.
TED Ads Worth Spreading: TNT Daily Dose of Drama
The TNT Daily Dose of Drama ad by Koen Mortier is one of the 10 winners of the third Ads Worth Spreading challenge.
Check them here.
Toon Aerst - The Black Box Revelation - Mobistar
Toon Aerts made a mind-blowing interactive clip for two mobile devices! He teamed up with the THE BLACK BOX REVELATION and Mobistar. Take out your iPhone and computer and TRY IT!!
KOEN MORTIER to adapt Palahniuk’s HAUNTED!
Read the article here!
‘KID’ THE NEW FILM BY FIEN TROCH IN THEATRES NOW
'Kid' is an amazing film where drama, humor, and beauty come together in one touching film.
Fien's film won't leave anyone indifferent and therefore we ask everyone we know to see 'Kid' and support this amazing director.
IN THEATRES FROM JANUARY 16TH
Antwerpen (Cartoon’s en UCG)
Brussel (Flagey en Galeries)
HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE
CZAR directors win at eurobest
We are still blown away by the whopping amount of 18 statues won at last weekends Eurobest Advertising Festival, the European Festival of Creativity. Kudos to Koen Mortier, Joe Vanhoutteghem, Lionel Goldstein and Lieven Van Baelen! Check out the list of awards on their website.
TNT - Push to add drama wins @ EPICA AwardsThe viral Koen Mortier directed for TNT Benelux won 2 prizes at the prestigious EPICA Awards festival SILVER in the "Media innovation - alternative media section" and GOLD in the "Online Films section".
More festival selections for rivers return
Joe Vanhoutteghem's short film has been selected for festivals all over the world! Read the article here
“OH WILLY…” WINS THE CARTOON D’OR IN TOULOUSE!
The award for the best European animated short film!! Congrats Marc & Emma!!! Read the article on cinevox.
WE ARE VERY HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE THAT 3 OF OUR SHORT FILMS ARE IN THE SHORTS COMPETITION DURING THE 6TH
Check out the schedule for screenings of Rivers Return by Joe Vanhoutteghem, Oh Willy by Marc James Roels & Emma De Swaef and The Letter by Kenneth Mercken! Congrats to everyone!
LAST WEEKEND, MARC & EMMA ADDED ANOTHER AWARD TO THEIR COLLECTION! ‘OH WILLY’ WINS THE AWARD FOR BES
RIVERS RETURN BY JOE VANHOUTTEGHEM HAS BEEN SELECTED FOR THE 65TH EDITION OF THE LOCARNO FILM FESTIV
Read the article here.
“OH WILLY” BY MARC & EMMA IS NOMINATED FOR THE CARTOON D’OR 2012, THE EUROPEAN AWARD FOR THE BEST AN
You can find the list of all finalists here.
HERE ARE THE FINAL RESULTS OF THE CANNES LIONS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CREATIVITY 2012:
“Push to add drama” by Koen Mortier is the
MOST AWARDED BELGIAN CAMPAIGN in history!
5 times gold, 2 times silver and 1 time bronze!
T-MAN, by Joe Vanhoutteghem, wins bronze in
Film Craft – animation!
7 LIONS FOR KOEN MORTIER’S -TNT- “A DRAMATIC SURPRISE ON A QUIET SQUARE” IN CANNES! 2 MORE GOLDEN
Check all the winners here.
TNT “A DRAMATIC SURPRISE ON A QUIET SQUARE” BY KOEN MORTIER WINS 3 GOLDEN LIONS AND 1 BRONZE LION IN
You can check the awards here.
RIVERS RETURN BY JOE VANHOUTTEGHEM IS NOW TEMPORARILY AVAILABLE ON VOD! THANKS TO BRUSSELS-FILM FEST
Watch the Short Film here.
8 AWARDS FOR CZAR.BE-PRODUCTIONS ON THE CCB AWARDS 2011 - GALA 2012! - 4 TIMES BRONZE AND 4 TIMES S
You can download the list of all winners here.
“OH WILLY” WINS THE GRAND PRIX AND THE AUDIENCE AWARD AT THE ANIMAFEST ZAGREB. CONGRATULATIONS MARC
You can read the article here.
CONGRATULATIONS TO JOE VANHOUTTEGHEM FOR HIS FILM FOR AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL ! IT’S FILM OF THE WEEK
Check the clip and extra info here
JOE VANHOUTTEGHEM’S SPOT ‘T-MAN’ GOT THE FINALIST CERTIFICATE AT THE NEW YORK FESTIVALS AWARDS.
Check the clip here.
CONGRATULATIONS TO JOE VANHOUTTEGHEM! HIS SHORT FILM ‘RIVERS RETURN’ IS SELECTED FOR THE SHORT FILM
Check the list here.
“OH WILLY” WINS THE AWARD FOR BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM AT THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ANIMATED FIL
Read the article on Flanders image here
“OH WILLY” BY MARC JAMES ROELS AND EMMA DE SWAEF WINS THE JURY PRICE ON BRUSSELS SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
Check the list of all the winners here
KOEN MORTIER WINS GOLD FOR THE AWARD -BEST DIRECTOR- ON THE ADCI AWARDS FOR THE SPOT “LEROY MERLIN”
Check the clip here
CHECK OUT THE NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR THE HICKEY UNDERWORLD DIRECTED BY JOE VANHOUTTEGHEM!
Check the clip here!
CHECK OUT THE NEW CAMPAIGN KOEN MORTIER DIRECTED FOR TNT BENELUX ON YOUTUBE!
Check the clip here!
OH WILLY BY MARC JAMES ROELS AND EMMA DE SWAEF WIN THE BEST SHORT FILM AWARD @ HOLLAND ANIMATION FIL
Check the list of all the winners here!
LIEVEN VAN BAELENS ‘BUILT TO THRILL’ IS AD OF THE DAY ON CAMPAIGNLIVE.CO.UK!
EQUAL PAY DAY SASHA GREY BY LIONEL GOLDSTEIN CAMPAIGN OF THE WEEK ON MM.BE!
Read the full article here!
NISSAN JUKE “BUILT TO THRILL” BY LIEVEN VAN BAELEN FEATURING ON SHOTS.NET!
Check the link here!
NOW ON SHOTS.NET: JOE VANHOUTTEGHEM AND HIS SUGARMAN!
Check the link here!
CENTER PARCS FILMS BY LIONEL GOLDSTEIN ARE FEATURING ON SHOTS.NET!
Check the link here!
CENTER PARCS FILMS BY LIONEL GOLDSTEIN ARE THE CAMPAIGN OF THE WEEK ON MEDIA MARKETING!
Check the link here!
CONGRATULATIONS TO MARC JAMES ROELS AND EMMA DE SWAEF FOR THEIR SELECTION AT CLERMONT FERRAND INTERN
"Oh Willy" , the animated short film directed by Marc James Roels and Emma de Swaef is selected for the prestigious short film festival in Clermont Ferrand! Check the link to view the screening dates!
CHECK OUT THE ARTICLE IN LE MONDE ON 22 MEI AND EX DRUMMER BY KOEN MORTIER!
CONGRATULATIONS TO KOEN MORTIER AND THE WHOLE CAST/CREW OF 22MEI FOR WINNING THE GOLDEN OWL AWARD TH
CHECK OUT THE REPORT ON KOEN MORTIER ON ARTE TRACKS!
22 MEI WILL BE SCREENING @ THE NOORDELIJK FILM FESTIVAL IN LEEUWARDEN!
CONGRATULATIONS TO KOEN MORTIER FOR WINNING THE PRIZE FOR BEST SCRIPT AT THE BAGHDAD INTERNATIONAL F
EU BECOME AN EX SMOKER SPOT BY KOEN MORTIER ARTICLE IN SHOTS.NET!
CITROEN C5 SPOT BY LIEVEN VAN BAELEN IN THIS MONTHS SHOTS CONTENDERS!
Check out the new spot Lieven Van Baelen directed for CITROEN C5 in this months Shots Contenders!
PARIS LOVES 22 MEI! THE ETRANGE FILMFEST FOCUSSES ON KOEN MORTIER’S WORK!
22 Mei will be playing at The Etrange Filmfest in Le Forum des Images in Paris! The festival focusses on the work of Koen Mortier and will also project Ex Drummer and his two short films: Ana Temnei and A hard day's work! Check the link to get your tickets!!
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR DUTCH COLLEAGUES FROM CZAR.NL 4 AWARDS @ CANNES LIONS 2011!
Congratulations to our Dutch colleagues from CZAR.NL 4 awards @ Cannes Lions 2011! Willem Gerritsen won two Bronze Lions for his spots HITEC - Liquid Mountaineering and TOMTOM - Darth Vader !! Jelmar Hufen won the Young Director's Award!! Bart Timmer won a Bronze Lion for his spot VW - Old Lady!!
LEROY MERLIN SPOT BY KOEN MORTIER IN THIS MONTHS SHOTS CONTENDERS!
Leroy Merlin spot by Koen Mortier in this months Shots Contenders!
CONGRATULATIONS TO LIEVEN VAN BAELEN AND MARC JAMES ROELS FOR WINNING 3 AWARDS @ THE EFFIE AWARDS 20
Congratulations to Lieven Van Baelen and Marc James Roels for winning 3 awards @ the Effie Awards 2011!! Lieven won two awards: The Grand Effie and Gold Effie for his spot William Lawson's Cannonball! Marc won a Silver Effie for his spot JOEFM Top2000!
CONGRATULATIONS TO BOULI LANNERS FOR WINNING 2 AWARDS @ CANNES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2011!
Congratulations to Bouli Lanners for winning 2 awards @ Cannes International Film Festival 2011! He won the Art Cinéma-award and the SACD-award for best script in the Director's Fortnight Competition.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR DUTCH COLLEAGUES FROM CZAR.NL FOR WINNING 8 AWARDS @ ADCN LAST NIGHT!
Congratulations to our Dutch colleagues from CZAR.NL for winning 8 awards @ ADCN last night!!
GOLD and best directing for Jeroen Annokkeé's CALVE Pietertje
GOLD for Jeroen Annokkeé's PEARLE Agent
SILVER for Bart Timmer's VOLKSWAGEN Oud vrouwtje
SILVER for Jeroen Annokkeé's CENTRAAL BEHEER ACHMEA Muis
SILVER for Bart Timmer's HEINEKEN Men With Talent
2 times SILVER for Gerrit Willemsen's HI TECH SPORTS Liquid Mountaineering
GERRIT WILLEMSEM WINS 2 SPIN AWARDS!!
SHOOT PERFECT DRUG STARTED
The shooting of the long awaited new short of Toon Aerts "Perfect Drug" started today!
22 MEI OP MADE IN EUROPE FILM FESTIVAL
22nd of May will be screened at Made in Europe Film Festival in the Hors Catégorie-section! It will be screened on Saturday the 9th of April at 22:00 and Sunday 10th at 21:30 @ Lumiére CInema in Maastricht!
22 MEI OP IFF BREDA
22nd of May will be screened at International Film Festival of Breda in the Best of The Fest-section! It will be screened on Saturday the 26th of March at 19:00 @ Pathé 2 and Sunday 27th at 13:30 @ Pathé 4!
22 MEI IN HONG KONG
After receiving its world premiere at last year’s Toronto International Film Festival, 22nd of May was shown in competition at both the Ghent International Film Festival and the International Film Festival of Rotterdam, where it was part of the special ‘Return of the Tigers’ anniversary programme. The film’s international sales are handled by Paris-based Reel Suspects. According to the HKIFF, 22nd of May tackles its subject matter “with gorgeously bleak handheld visuals, beautiful destruction in slow-mo and painstakingly observed long takes”.
SUIKER WINS TWO AWARDS @ INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL CLERMONT-FERRAND 2011!
UITVERKOCHTE ZALEN BIJ NEDERLANDSE PREMIÈRE 22MEI OP HET IFFR IN ROTTERDAM
The Dutch premiere of 22 Mei at IFFR in Rotterdam was a great succes! The Dutch audience was massively present at the first screening!
22 MEI @ INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM
22 Mei is selected for the The return of the Tiger Award at the International Film Festival Rotterdam!
22ND OF MAY @ CINEMA LUMIÉRE IN BRUGGE
FILMS OF LIONEL GOLDSTEIN FOR THE HOLLAND BELGIUM BID IMPRESSED AND MOVED THE WORLDPRESS
Check out the presentation here!
THREE OF OUR DIRECTORS IN COMPETITION WITH THEIR VIDEOCLIPS @ INTERNATIONAAL KORTFILMFESTIVAL LEUVEN
2010 !! Arno - Black dog Day by Lionel Goldstein, The Hickey Underworld - Future Words by Joe Vanhoutteghem, The Sore Losers - Beyond repair by Toon Aerts
A NEW VAN BAELEN IS BORN!
A new Van Baelen is born! The Czar-family has a new member, Rocco, the second child of Lieven and Sandrine.
22ND OF MAY IN CANADIAN PRESS
22nd of May in Canadian press! "... one of my highlights of TIFF 10 so far, Koen Mortier’s 22nd of May (22 mei)."
LOST PERSONS AREA AWARDED AT THE OSTEND FILM FESTIVAL FOR BEST DIRECTOR AND BEST ACTRESS
22ND OF MAY IN FRENCH PRESS!
22nd of May in French press! "Koen Mortier, le kamikaze du cinéma belge!"
22ND OF MAY IN TORONTO!
22nd of May, the feature film by Koen Mortier is selected for the 35th Toronto IFF. The film will be screened as part of the Contemporary World Cinema program the 13th, 14th and 18th of September in Toronto.
A GENTLE CREATURE IN AUSTRALIA!
A Gentle Creature, the short film by Marc James Roels is selected for the 59th Melbourne IFF. The film will be screened as part of the Fiction Shorts program the 31st of July in Melbourne
A NEW MORTIER IS BORN!
A new Mortier is born! The Czar-family has a new member, Julien, the second son of Koen and Eurydice.
EX DUMMER REVIEW BY MICHEL REILHAC
EX DRUMMER review by Michel Reilhac from ARTE "view"
WE LIKE "die antwoord"
Raf became father of a second son: LOU
Joe came back from Ethiopia with his two children: SISAY and BERTUKAN
Spike & Jones @ SHOTS with their CANAL+ Cube commercial for Eurorscg in Paris
NapoleonGames.be - Koen Mortier
Nissan - Lieven Van Baelen
Jupiler - Martin Werner
EUROPEAN MILK FORUM - Raf Wathion
Equal Payday - Toon Aerts
Canal Digital - Adam Hashemi
JAMES BLAKE Retrograde - Martin de Thurah
TNT 2 Nederland - Koen Mortier
Electrabel - Raf Wathion
Unibet - Koen Mortier
Kom Op Tegen Kanker - Joe Vanhoutteghem
The National Lottery - Toon Aerts
CANVAS - Kristoffer Borgli
Edf - Lionel Goldstein
Interflora - Martin Werner
DNB - Martin Werner
National Lottery - Toon Aerts
Canal Digital - Lionel Goldstein
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Toon Aerts
dEUS - Jonas Govaerts
DnB - Martin Werner
DE STANDAARD - Toon Aerts
TRI - Michael Sewandono
WILLIAM LAWSON'S - Koen Mortier
NISSAN NORTH AMERICA - Raf Wathion
CANVAS - Lionel Goldstein