8th Magritte Awards

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8th Magritte Awards
8th Magritte Awards.jpg
Official poster
Date 3 February 2018 (2018-02-03)
Site Square
Mont des Arts, Brussels, Belgium
Hosted by Fabrizio Rongione
Produced by Olivier Auclair
Directed by Vincent J. Gustin
Best Film Insyriated
Most awards Insyriated (6)
Most nominations A Wedding (8)
Television coverage
Network La Deux

The 8th Magritte Awards ceremony, presented by the Académie André Delvaux, honored the best films of 2017 in Belgium and took place on 3 February 2018 at the Square in the historic site of Mont des Arts, Brussels, beginning at 8:45 p.m. CET. During the ceremony, the Académie André Delvaux presented Magritte Awards in 22 categories. The ceremony was televised in Belgium by La Deux, after RTBF took over broadcast rights from BeTV.[1] Actress Natacha Régnier presided the ceremony, while Fabrizio Rongione hosted the show for the third time.[2][3]

The nominees for the 8th Magritte Awards were announced on 11 January 2018.[4] Films with the most nominations were A Wedding with eight, followed by This Is Our Land with seven and Insyriated with six. The winners were announced during the awards ceremony on February 3, 2018.[5] Insyriated won six awards, including Best Film and Best Director for Philippe Van Leeuw. Other multiple winners were A Wedding and Raw with two awards each.

Winners and nominees

Best Film

Best Director

Best Actor

Best Actress

Best Supporting Actor

Best Supporting Actress

Most Promising Actor

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

Best Editing

Best Live Action Short Film

  • With Thelma (Avec Thelma)
    • Kapitalistis
    • Little Hands (Les Petites Mains)
    • The Summer Movie (Le Film de l'été)

Best Animated Short Film

  • Le Lion et le Singe
    • 69 sec
    • The Unicorn (La Licorne)
    • The Wind in the Reeds (Le Vent dans les roseaux)

Best Documentary Film

  • Burning Out
    • The Belgian Road to Cannes (La Belge Histoire du festival de Cannes)
    • Children of Chance (Enfants du hasard)
    • Still Alive (Rester vivants)

Honorary Magritte Award

Films with multiple nominations

See also


  1. ^ Belga (July 19, 2017). "La RTBF va produire les Magritte du cinéma". L'Avenir (in French). Retrieved November 18, 2017.
  2. ^ Bradfer, Fabienne (January 19, 2017). "Natacha Régnier, présidente de la 8e édition des Magritte du Cinéma". Le Soir. Retrieved January 20, 2018.
  3. ^ Lecocq, Jean-Jacques (December 15, 2017). "Fabrizio Rongione, maître des Magritte". Ciné Télé Revue (in French). Retrieved December 15, 2017.
  4. ^ Huon, Julie (January 11, 2018). "Les Magritte, nouvelle ère". Le Soir (in French). Retrieved January 16, 2018.
  5. ^ Belga (February 3, 2018). "Cérémonie des Magritte: Carton plein pour "Insyriated", élu meilleur film, qui remporte 6 distinctions". La Libre Belgique (in French). Retrieved February 4, 2018.

External links

  • Official website
  • 8th Magritte Awards on IMDb
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