Film & Literature Competition

the attack winner of the 2013 dioraphte film and literature competitionFilm by the Sea is the festival for film and literature. Its focus on literary adaptations distinguishes the festival from others in the Netherlands and Europe. There are many literary activities and twelve recent literary adaptations compete for the Film by the Sea Award in the Diorapthe Film and Literature competition. The award will be handed out by a jury consisting of Dutch and Flemish writers, actors and filmmakers.

Previous winners

2013 The Attack Ziad Doueiri
2012  'Shadow Dancer'  James Marsh
2011 'Oranges and Sunshine' Jim Loach
2010 'Submarino' Thomas Vinterberg
2009 'Le hérisson' Mona Achache
2008 'Entre les murs' Laurent Cantet
2007 'Border Post' Rajko Grlic
2006 'Mother of Mine'  Klaus Härö
2005 'Le couperet' Constantin Costa-Gravas
2004 'Witnesses' Vinko Bresan
2003 'Mang jing' Li Yang
2002 'Burning in the Wind' Silvio Soldini
2001 'The Weight of Water' Kathryn Bigelow
2000 'Angels of the Universe' Fridrik Thór Fridriksson

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Poster 2014 revealed

The new poster for Film by the Sea 2014 has been revealed on tuesday 10 June.

Professional Jury 2014

Chairman of the Professional Jury Adriaan van Dis announced the members of the jury for Film by the Sea 2014 on tuesday

Grand Acting Award given to Jan Decleir

Actor Jan Decleir received the Grand Acting Award of Film by the Sea. The festival gives such awards to actors that have...