film festival

Jury & Awards

Third edition 08 t/m 12
nov 2017

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InScience shows the best science films that have appeared worldwide this year. The films in the competition program have a chance at the NTR Audience Award and the Student Jury Award. The awards will be presented during the awards ceremony. The awards serve as appreciation, recognition, and encouragement for the makers.

The competition consists of all sorts of films: documentaries, feature films, fiction, and animation.


ntr audience award – €2500

Vote for your favorite InScience film! After the screening, you can rate the film via the voting form you receive at the entrance. The final score determines which director receives the audience award. The film with the highest score wins €2500.

This year the film Chasing Coral has won the NTR Audience Award 2017.

student jury award – €500

The Student Jury Award will be awarded to the best film, according to the Student Jury. This jury is composed of students from local and regional high schools and universities.

The student jury awarded the film Dusk Chorus – Based on Fragments of Extinction with the Student Jury Award 2017.

Klokhuis science award

Last year, the first Klokhuis Science Award was awarded during the junior opening of InScience. The Wageningen University was last year’s winner with their research ‘Vegetables from Mars’. The prize is intended to introduce a young and wide audience to Dutch scientific research and it will also be awarded this year. Out of 27 submissions from universities and umc’s in the Netherlands, 10 studies were nominated. Children can vote from 15 October to 7 November for the research they find most interesting on the website of Het Klokhuis.

  • The list of nominations can be found here.