At this year's Joseph Plateau Award Ceremony in the Brussels Mercure Royal Crown hotel, the debut feature by Felix Van Groeningen STEVE + SKY was elected Best Belgian Film 2004. The soundtrack of this film (compiled by Soulwax) also won this film a second award. Frédéric Fonteyne's Gille's Wife (La Femme de Gille - presented a 2004 Venice's Film Fest) also won two awards : for best director and best screenplay.
Belgian actor Benoît Poelvoorde was rewarded for his acting in Aaltra and Podium.
All films released between January 1st and December 31 2004 were eligible for nominations.
The winners are:
BEST BELGIAN FILM 2004
Steve + Sky (by Felix Van Groeningen - producer: Menuet)
BEST BELGIAN DIRECTOR 2004
Frederic Fonteyne (La Femme De Gilles)
BEST BELGIAN ACTRESS 2004
Marie Vinck (The Kiss)
BEST BELGIAN ACTOR 2004
Benoît Poelvoorde (Aaltra/Podium)
BEST BELGIAN SCREENPLAY 2004
Philippe Blasband, Frederic Fonteyne & Marion Hänsel (La Femme De Gilles)
BEST BELGIAN COMPOSER 2004
Soulwax (Steve + Sky)
BEST BELGIAN SHORT 2004
Alice Et Moi (Micha Wald)
The 18th Joseph Plateau Awards Ceremony was again an organization of the Flanders International Film Festival Ghent.