EN - Billy, an 11-year-old outsider, wants to be part of the group. How far is he prepared to go?


Title Billy The Bully
Original title Billy The Bully
Original language Dutch
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category Shorts
Genre live-action
Year 2015
World première / first public presentation 2015-02-18


Cast Arthur Dhont, Noa Tambwe, Barbara Sarafian, Mieke De Groote
Photography Dries Delputte
Editing Tom Denoyette
Sound Johan Somers
Art director Tiny Verberckmoes
Costume Judith Van Herck
Makeup Cindi Van Looveren
Music Sebastiaan Van den Branden

Technical specs

Running time film 15'
Release format DCP
Other available formats HD-file
Aspect ratio Cinemascope
Sound format Dolby Digital 5.1
Colour Colour
Available in 2D


Supported by Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF)


2015: European Youth Film Festival (BE), Kort Geschoten (BE), Ciné Privé (BE), Ciné Public (BE), Brussels Short Film Festival (BE), Valladolid International Film Festival (ES), Amiens International Film Festival (FR)


2015: Honorable Mention for Best Actor - Brussels Short Film Festival (BE), Best Short Film / Prix de la Maison d’arrêt d’Amiens (Prix du quartier femmes/Prix du quartier hommes) - Amiens International Film Festival (FR)

Valladolid takes five from Flanders for jubilee edition

Five shorts from Flanders have been invited to the Valladolid International Film Festival (24-31 October) in Spain, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. Three of them - Perdition CountyShadow and Tank - have been selected for Official Competition, while Billy the Bully and Nkosi Coiffure are competing in the Meeting Point section.

Nkosi CoiffureFor its 60th edition, the Valladolid International Film Festival invited a record number of five shorts from Flanders. Three of them are selected for Official Competition, which makes them contenders for the EFA Short Film Competition.

Published on Wednesday 14 October 2015

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Director Wannes Destoop
Producers Remco Hoste
Writers Wannes Destoop

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