Awards

Best Shortfilm electer by the children’s jury:
A Piece of Cake by Pieter Degraeve (Belgium, 2003).

The price of Tolerance of the Flemish Community for the best Feature Film:
Zomer van de Wolf (Wolfsummer) by Peder Norlund (Norway, 2003).

Winning Feature film according to the professional jury:
Polleke by Ineke Houtman (The Netherlands, 2003).

Public Price:
Pietje Bell 2 by Maria Peters (The Netherlands, 2003).

Films

Shortfilms out of competition

Jury

Children's jury

European jury of professionals

Tom Lenaerts

Tom Lenaerts (35) was born in Deurne. After graduating in communication science at the VUB he made fictional documentaries for Radio 1. On television he became well known by appearing in the shows "Onvoorziene omstandigheden", "Schalkse Ruiters", "Mannen op de rand van een zenuwinzinking", "De Mol" en "De Pappenheimers". He works for the production company Woestijnvis.

Johan Terryn

Johan Terryn is a programma maker, presenter and writer. For 3 years he presented the very successfull children's radio programme "Voeten Vegen" on Radio 1. He also made a variety of programs for Eén, Ketnet and Canvas. The young audience might know him from "Groot Licht" and "Curieuzeneuze". He also played some guest parts in TV series such as "W817", "Windkracht 10" and "Terug naar Oosterdonk". He also wrote a youth book with short stories and 2 films for the EBU exchange programme. On top of that he wrote several theatre plays and TV-scripts.

Lieve Eeckhaut

Lieve Eeckhaut gratuated at the R.I.T.S. in theatre and dramaturgy. She took classes in diction, music, musical history, harmony and cello at the music academy in Merksem and piano classes at the music academy in Antwerp. She received different diplomas and certificats, like the Boereboom Prize for music history. As a free student she followed the music history course at the Royal Music Conservatory in Antwerp. Since 1973 she's engaged to the Royal Youth Theatre in Antwerp as a dramaturge. Here she has written (e.g. The Hobbit), adapted (e.g. Hiawadha) and translated (e.g. History of a Soldier). Since 1998 she works for HETPALEIS. She did the dramaturge for different dance productions of Compagnie Aimé de Lignière and also wrote texts for Der Fledermaus, a concert edition by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Flanders

Jerzy Moszkowicz

Jerzy Moszkowicz was born in 1955. He gratuated at Pozna University in theatre and Polish literature in 1978. In 1976 he formed his own theatre group JAN. The group was active on Polish off stage untill the beginning of the 90's with a number of successfull performances, mostly written and directed by Jerzy Moszkowicz. From 1984 till 1991 he was also the general manager of "Eskalup" - the large cultural centre for students in Pozna. In 1991 he took the post of the director of Children Art's Centre in Pozna. This unique company inspires and promotes the creation of art for young audiences and the development of new methods of cultural education. The most important affairs organised by the Centre of the International Young Audience Film festival are "Ale Kino!" and "Biennial Festival of Art for Children". Jerzy Moszkowicz is the director of both these festivals. From 1992 till 1998 he was the member of the executive committee of the European Network of Arts Organisation for Children and young people "EUNETART". In 1994 he was elected as the member of the board of directors and in 1996 as the president of International Centre of Films for Children and Young People - CIFEJ. He took this post till 2002. From 1996 he is also involved in the activities of European Children's Television Centre in Athens, as the expert in the fields of festivals en media-education. From 2003 he is the member of the board of ECFA (European Children's Film Association). Since 1992 Jerzy Moszkowicz directed a large number of theatre performances and television films and programmmes for children and adults.

Eszter Vuojala

She was born in 1954 in Budapest, Hungary. She graduated from the university of Debrecan and studied linguistics and literature and became an assistent lecturer and worked in Budapest in 1977-1978. In 1979 she moved to Finland. She has been working as a lecturer at the university of Oulu since then. In 1990 she became the Festival Secretary of the Oulu International Children's Film Festival. She has been working as a secretary, programmer and coordinator for the festival of Oulu for 15 years. She has been the member of many children's festival juries e.g. in Laon (France), Isfahan (Iran) and Olympia (Greece).