I Love Hooligans, 2012
A football hooligan feels unconditional love for his club. However, being gay, he has to hide his identity in order to survive in this world that is so precious to him.

source: IMDb



Directed and written by


Produced by

Koert Davidse producer
Eric Goossens producer
Nadia Khamlichi co-producer
Frederik Nicolaï co-producer
Adrian Politowski co-producer
Anton Roebben producer
Marc Thelosen producer
Gilles Waterkeyn co-producer


Music by

Paleis van Boem
Jaap de Weijer
Martin Vonk


Sound Department

Max Frick sound recordist
Bart Jilesen re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor
Marieke Koedijk sound intern
Leleane Lindenaar sound editor
Ank van Essen-Schouten sound recordist



Winner 2015 Grand Jury Prize at the Animación Cartón Film Festival Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Winner 2015 Best Short Film- BCN Sports Film Festival Barcelona (Spain)

Nominated for the 2015 “Exsport Movies & TV  Award” at the Milano International Ficts Fest Milano (Italy)

Winner 2014 Best Independent Short Film at the ANIMAYO International Festival of Animated Film (Spain)

Winner 2014 Fenêtres sur Courts Film Festival Dijon (France)

Finalist for the LGBT short film prize Cardiff, Wales (United Kingdom)

Selected for the International Competition at Fantoche, one of the most prominent animation festivals.  Baden (Switzerland)

Selected for Best Short Documentary, Best Short Animation and Grand Prix for Best Short Film of the Melbourne International Film Festival (Australia)

Selected for the Best of Best Animpact Competiton. Only winning films from the 10 biggest animation festivals can be submitted for this competition yearly. (China, Japan and Korea)

Winner 2014 Shortkicks Competition at the 11mm International Soccer Film Festival Berlin (Germany)

Winner of the MovieZone HAFF Award & Best Short Film Award at the Roze Filmdagen (the Netherlands)

Received a special Jury Mention at the EL CORTO DEL AÑO 2015 Film Festival (Spain)

Second at the 2014 Le Court Nous Tients  Film Festival (France)

Winner 2014 ‘Profesional Award for Dutch Animation’ at the Holland Animation Film Festival (the Netherlands)

Nominated 2013 ‘Best Short Film’ at Roze Filmdagen / Pink Film Days, Amsterdam (the Netherlands)

Nominated 2013 ‘the Flaming Faun′ in the ‘Category up to 20 minutes’, at the shnit International Short Film Festival (Various Countries)

Second place in 2013 ‘Documentary Competition’ of the 29th interfilm Short Film Festival Berlin (Germany)




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