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.[1]

2nd Magritte Awards
Official poster
DateFebruary 4, 2012 (2012-02-04)
Mont des Arts, Brussels, Belgium
Hosted byHelena Noguerra
Produced byJosé Bouquiaux
Directed byVincent J. Gustin
Best FilmThe Giants
Most awardsThe Giants (5)
Most nominationsThe Giants (12)
Television coverage

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

Best Film

Best Director

Best Flemish Film in Coproduction

Best Foreign Film in Coproduction

Best Screenplay

Best Actor

Best Actress

Best Supporting Actor

Best Supporting Actress

Most Promising Actor

Most Promising Actress

  • Erika Sainte She's Not Crying, She's Singing (Elle ne pleure pas, elle chante)
    • Stéphanie Crayencour Les Mythos
    • Jeanne Dandoy Bullhead (Rundskop)
    • Hande Kodja Marieke, Marieke

Best Cinematography

Best Sound

  • The Fairy (La Fée) Emmanuel de Boissieu, Fred Meert and Hélène Lamy-Au-Rousseau
    • Bullhead (Rundskop) Benoît De Clerck, Yves De Mey, Quentin Collette, Christine Verschorren and Benoît Biral
    • The Giants (Les Géants) Marc Bastien and Thomas Gauder

Best Production Design

Best Costume Design

Best Original Score

Best Editing

Best Short Film

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

Best Documentary

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

Honorary Magritte Award

Audience Award

Films with multiple nominations and awards

See also


  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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