2nd Magritte Awards
The 2nd Magritte Awards ceremony, presented by the Académie André Delvaux, honored the best films of 2011 in Belgium 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.
|2nd Magritte Awards|
|Date||February 4, 2012|
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)|
The nominees for the 2nd Magritte Awards were announced on January 10, 2012. 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. 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
Best Flemish Film in Coproduction
Best Foreign Film in Coproduction
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Most Promising Actor
Most Promising Actress
Best Production Design
Best Costume Design
Best Original Score
Best Short Film
- Sundays (Dimanches)
- Back Against the Wall (Dos au mur)
- Bad Moon (Mauvaise lune)
- The Wolf's Version (La Version du loup)
- In Their Hands (Sous la main de l'autre)
- Summer of Giacomo (L'estate di Giacomo)
Honorary Magritte Award
Films with multiple nominations and awards
The following ten films received multiple nominations.
The following three films received multiple awards.
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- Engelen, Aurore (January 10, 2012). "Nominations announced for 2nd Magritte Awards". Cineuropa. Retrieved January 12, 2013.
- Bradfer, Fabienne (February 4, 2012). "Bouli Lanners et " Tête de boeuf ", les Magritte du cinéma belge". Le Soir (in French). Retrieved January 12, 2013.