2nd Magritte Awards

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2nd Magritte Awards
2nd Magritte Awards.jpg
Official poster
Date February 4, 2012 (2012-02-04)
Site Square
Mont des Arts, Brussels, Belgium
Hosted by Helena Noguerra
Produced by José Bouquiaux
Directed by Vincent J. Gustin
Best Film The Giants
Most awards The Giants (5)
Most nominations The Giants (12)
Television coverage
Network BeTV

The 2nd Magritte Awards ceremony, presented by the Académie André Delvaux, honored the best films of 2010 and 2011 and took place on February 4, 2012, at the Square in the historic site of Mont des Arts, Brussels beginning at 7:45 p.m. CET. During the ceremony, the Académie André Delvaux presented Magritte Awards in 21 categories. The ceremony was televised in Belgium by BeTV. Film director Bertrand Tavernier presided the ceremony, while actress Helena Noguerra hosted the show for the second time.[1]

The nominees for the 2nd Magritte Awards were announced on January 10, 2012.[2] Films with the most nominations were The Giants with twelve, followed by Bullhead with nine and The Kid with a Bike with eight. The winners were announced during the awards ceremony on February 4, 2012.[3] The Giants won five awards, including Best Film and Best Director for Bouli Lanners. Other multiple winners were Bullhead with four awards, and The Fairy with two.

Winners and nominees[edit]

Best Film[edit]

Best Director[edit]

Best Flemish Film in Coproduction[edit]

Best Foreign Film in Coproduction[edit]

Best Screenplay[edit]

Best Actor[edit]

Best Actress[edit]

Best Supporting Actor[edit]

Best Supporting Actress[edit]

Most Promising Actor[edit]

Most Promising Actress[edit]

Best Cinematography[edit]

Best Sound[edit]

Best Production Design[edit]

Best Costume Design[edit]

Best Original Score[edit]

Best Editing[edit]

Best Short Film[edit]

  • Sundays (Dimanches)
    • Back Against the Wall (Dos au mur)
    • Bad Moon (Mauvaise lune)
    • The Wolf's Version (La Version du loup)

Best Documentary[edit]

  • LoveMEATender
    • Fritkot
    • In Their Hands (Sous la main de l'autre)
    • Summer of Giacomo (L'estate di Giacomo)

Honorary Magritte Award[edit]

Audience Award[edit]

Films with multiple nominations and awards[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Les Magritte du cinéma s'installent". La Libre Belgique (in French). November 26, 2011. Retrieved January 9, 2012. 
  2. ^ Engelen, Aurore (January 10, 2012). "Nominations announced for 2nd Magritte Awards". Cineuropa. Retrieved January 12, 2013. 
  3. ^ Bradfer, Fabienne (February 4, 2012). "Bouli Lanners et " Tête de boeuf ", les Magritte du cinéma belge". Le Soir (in French). Retrieved January 12, 2013. 

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