6th Magritte Awards

The 6th Magritte Awards ceremony, presented by the Académie André Delvaux, honored the best films of 2015 in Belgium and took place on February 6, 2016, 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 22 categories. The ceremony was televised in Belgium by BeTV. Actress Marie Gillain presided the ceremony, while Charlie Dupont hosted the show for the second time.[1][2]

6th Magritte Awards
Official poster
DateFebruary 6, 2016 (2016-02-06)
Mont des Arts, Brussels, Belgium
Hosted byCharlie Dupont
Produced byJosé Bouquiaux
Directed byVincent J. Gustin
Best FilmThe Brand New Testament
Most awardsThe Brand New Testament and Alleluia (4)
Most nominationsThe Brand New Testament (10)
Television coverage

The nominees for the 6th Magritte Awards were announced on January 12, 2016.[3] Films with the most nominations were The Brand New Testament with ten, followed by All Cats Are Grey with nine and Alleluia with eight. The winners were announced during the awards ceremony on February 6, 2016.[4] The Brand New Testament won four awards, including Best Film and Best Director for Jaco Van Dormael. Other multiple winners were Alleluia also with four awards, and All Cats Are Grey with two.

Winners and nominees

Best Film

Best Director

Best Actor

Best Actress

Best Supporting Actor

Best Supporting Actress

Most Promising Actor

  • Benjamin Ramon Être

Most Promising Actress

Best Screenplay

Best First Feature Film

Best Flemish Film

Best Foreign Film in Coproduction

Best Cinematography

Best Production Design

Best Costume Design

Best Original Score

Best Sound

  • Alleluia Emmanuel de Boissieu, Frédéric Meert, and Ludovic Van Pachterbeke

Best Editing

Best Live Action Short Film

  • The Black Bear (L'Ours noir)
    • Jay Amongst Men (Jay parmi les hommes)
    • Tout va bien

Best Animated Short Film

  • Last Door South (Dernière porte au Sud)
    • The Scent of Carrots (Le Parfum de la carotte)
    • A Slice of the Country (Tranche de campagne)

Best Documentary Film

  • The Man Who Mends Women: The Wrath of Hippocrates (L'Homme qui répare les femmes: la colère d'Hippocrate)
    • Employment Office (Bureau de chômage)
    • I Don't Belong Anywhere: The Cinema of Chantal Akerman
    • Ship of Fools (La Nef des fous)

Honorary Magritte Award

Films with multiple nominations and awards

See also


  1. "Magritte du Cinéma: Marie Gillain présidera la 6ème édition de la cérémonie" (in French). RTBF. December 30, 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2016.
  2. "Charlie Dupont, Maître de la 6e Cérémonie des Magritte". Cinevox (in French). December 10, 2015. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
  3. "Magritte du cinéma : pluie de nominations pour Jaco van Dormael et Savina Dellicour". Le Soir (in French). January 12, 2016. Retrieved January 13, 2016.
  4. Moury, Gaëlle; Bradfer, Fabienne (February 7, 2016). "Jaco Van Dormael et la Flandre se distinguent aux Magritte du cinéma". Le Soir (in French). Archived from the original on March 12, 2016. Retrieved February 7, 2016.
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