3rd Magritte Awards

The 3rd Magritte Awards ceremony, presented by the Académie André Delvaux, honored the best films of 2012 in Belgium and took place on February 2, 2013, at the Square in the historic site of Mont des Arts, Brussels beginning at 8:00 p.m. CET. During the ceremony, the Académie André Delvaux presented Magritte Awards in 20 categories. The ceremony was televised in Belgium by BeTV. Actress Yolande Moreau presided the ceremony, while actor Fabrizio Rongione hosted the show for the first time.[1]

3rd Magritte Awards
Official poster
DateFebruary 2, 2013 (2013-02-02)
Mont des Arts, Brussels, Belgium
Hosted byFabrizio Rongione
Produced byJosé Bouquiaux
Directed byVincent J. Gustin
Best FilmOur Children
Most awardsOur Children (4)
Most nominationsDead Man Talking (8)
Television coverage

The nominees for the 3rd Magritte Awards were announced on January 10, 2013.[2] Films receiving the most nominations were Dead Man Talking with eight, followed by Our Children, Mobile Home and One Night with seven. The winners were announced during the awards ceremony on February 2, 2013.[3] Our Children won four awards, including Best Film and Best Director for Joachim Lafosse. Other multiple winners were The Minister with three awards, and Mobile Home 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

Best Cinematography

Best Sound

Best Production Design

Best Costume Design

Best Original Score

  • Mobile Home Coyote, Renaud Mayeur, François Petit, and Michaël de Zanet
    • Last Winter (L'Hiver dernier) DAAU
    • One Night (38 témoins) Arne Van Dongen

Best Editing

Best Short Film

  • The Lobster's Cry (Le cri du homard)
    • Domestic Tale (Fable domestique)
    • A New Old Story
    • U.H.T.

Best Documentary

  • Tea or Electricity (Le thé ou l'électricité)
    • The Chebeya Case (L'affaire Chebeya, un crime d'Etat?)
    • Cinéma Inch'Allah!
    • Greetings from the Colony (Bons baisers de la colonie)

Honorary Magritte Award

Films with multiple nominations and awards

See also


  1. Crousse, Nicolas (January 10, 2013). "Les Magritte fêteront Yolande Moreau et Costa-Gavras". Le Soir (in French). Retrieved January 10, 2013.
  2. "Les nominés aux Magritte du cinéma sont connus". La Libre Belgique (in French). January 10, 2013. Retrieved January 10, 2013.
  3. Leurquin, Anne-Sophie (February 2, 2013). "Quatre Magritte pour " A perdre la raison "". Le Soir (in French). Retrieved February 3, 2013.
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