awards

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2018
The Critics’ Prize – Best Belgian Documentary, Millenium Film Festival Brussels, BE
Official Selection IDFA, Amsterdam, NL
Official Selection DocsMX, Mexico City, MX


Raymond Tallis | on tickling

2017
Nominated, Silvestre Award for Best Short Film, Indie Lisboa, Lisbon, PT


Shadow World

2017
Ultima 2017 Film, Flemish Culture Awards, BE
Ensor for Best Documentary, Film Festival Oostende, BE
2016
Best Documentary Feature, Edinburgh International Film Festival, UK
Tiempo de Historia | Time of History Award‘ (best documentary), 61ª Semana Internacional de Cine de Valladolid, ES
Special Jury Mention, Guanajuato International Film Festival, MX
Official Selection Spotlight, Tribeca Film Festival, NYC, USA
2013
finalist for the Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund, Tribeca Film Institute


Double Take

2010
Grand Prize New Media Film FestivalLos Angeles
Official Sundance Selection, Sundance Film Festival, USA
2009
Black Pearl Award for Best New Documentary Director, Middle East International Film Festival, Abu Dhabi
Nominated, Best World Documentary, Jihlava International Documentary film Festival, Jihlave Czech Republic
Special Mention, 9th Era New Horizons International Film FestivalWroclaw
Special Mention, Image Forum FestivalYokohama
Official Selection Forum, Berlinale, Berlin, DE


Looking for Alfred

2007
Special mention, 10th International Video festival Videomedeja, the Museum of Vojvodina, Novi Sad
First Prize European Media Award FestivalOsnabrück
Nomination for Best Experimental Film and Best Cinematography, Byron Bay Film Festival, Australia, Feb, 2007
2006
Spirit Award Winner, Best experimental Film, Brooklyn International Film FestivalNew York
First Prize Winner Canariasmediafest, Gran Canaria
2005
Winner of the Medienkunstpreis | International Media Award, EMAF, SWR / ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
Special mention of the Film Critics Jury, Art Film Biennale Cologne, Cologne / Goethe Institut, Barcelona


dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y

1998
Golden Spire Winner Best Director, San Francisco International Film Festival, San Francisco
Director’s Choice Award, The Images Festival, Toronto
KOBARWENG OR WHERE IS YOUR HELICOPTER
1994
First Prize Best Videocreation, Muestra Internacional de Video de Cádiz, Cádiz
1993
First Prize, Grand Prix de la Ville de Genève, de Vidéo Saint-Gervais, Genève
1992
Award-Winner Experimental Documentary, Baltimore Filmforum, Baltimore


MISCELLANEOUS & OEUVRE

2006
Nomination Hugo Boss Prize, Solomon R. Guggenheim museum, New York, USA, 2006
1987
Foundation Paul de Vigne, Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten, Ghent
1985
Daedalus Prize of Originality, Kunst & Vliegwerk, Koninklijke Academie voor Schone KunstenGhent