Niels Bourgonje
BUDDY

BUDDY

Book jacket design for Tomas Cizek's The Ruse

BUDDY

"When two friends, formerly boyfriends, share a scary moment together, they create a beautiful depiction of how relationships evolve."
- Palm Springs ShortFest

CAST
Daniel Cornelissen, Tobias Nierop

CREW
Director: Niels Bourgonje
Producers: Edwin Goldman
Cinematographers: Casper Brink
Editor: Wietse de Zwart
Music: Jesper Ankarfeldt
Screenwriter: Edwin Goldman, Niels Bourgonje

SELECTIONS
19th ROZE FILMDAGEN AMSTERDAM LGBTQ FILM FESTIVAL (The Netherlands)
32nd WICKED QUEER – BOSTON LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Boston, USA)
8th RENCONTRES CINÉMATOGRAPHIQUES IN&OUT FESTIVAL (Nice/Cannes, France)
8th WE FILM FESTIVAL ( Maastricht, The Netherlands)
7th KASHISH MUMBAI INTERNATIONAL QUEER FILM FESTIVAL (Competition International Narrative Short, India)
26th INSIDE OUT TORONTO LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Toronto, Canada)
18th FILMOUT SAN DIEGO (Official Selection, San Diego, USA)
3rd KREIVĖS VILNIUS LGBT FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Vilnius, Lithuania)
22nd PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORTFEST (Official Selection, Palm Springs, USA)
17th OUT HERE NOW – THE KANSAS CITY LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kansas, USA)
10th GAY & LESBIAN SUMMER FILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Nationwide, The Netherlands)
3rd QFLIX PHILADELPHIA (Philadelphia, USA)
6th RIO GENDER & SEXUALITY FILM FESTIVAL (ORio de Janeiro, Brasil)
*WINNER JURY PRIZE: BEST MEN'S INTERNATIONAL SHORT*21st NORTH CAROLINA GAY & LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL (North Carolina, USA)
6th DURBAN GAY&LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL (Durban, South Africa)
13th JAMESON CINEFEST MISKOLC INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Miskolc, Hungary)
15th Q! FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Jakarta, Indonesia)
12th INDPANDA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Hong Kong, China)
24th IMAGEOUT: ROCHESTER LGBT FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL (Rochester, New York, USA)
10th IRIS PRIZE FESTIVAL (Competition Best International Short, Cardiff, UK)
27th LESBISCH SCHWULE FILMTAGE - INTERNATIONAL QUEER FILM FESTIVAL HAMBURG (Hamburg, Germany)
6th SEOUL PRIDE FILM FESTIVAL (Seoul, South Korea)
4th SHORTCUTZ AMSTERDAM (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
QUEER-STREIFEN REGENSBURG (Competition, Germany)
10th RAINBOW FESTVAL OF SEXUAL DIVERSITY CULTURE AND FILM (Fortaleza, Brazil)
15th MIAMI SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Miami, USA)
6th FRINGE! QUEER FILM & ARTS FEST (London, UK)
9th SIDE BY SIDE LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Saint Petersburg, Russia)
12th SUIKERZOET FILMFESTIVAL (Schiedam, The Netherlands)
*OUTTV AUDIENCE AWARD*16th HOLEBIFILMFESTIVAL (Kortenberg, Belgium)
32nd LJUBLJANA GAY AND LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
18th MADURAI FILM FESTIVAL (India)
CHENNAI RAINBOW FILMFESTIVAL 2016 (Chennai, India)
7th INT’L QUEER FILM FESTIVAL MERLINKA (Belgrade, Serbia)
6th EINDHOVEN FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Netherlands)
5th SMITA PATIL DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, India)
ROTTERDAMS OPEN DOEK (Screening, Rotterdam, Netherlands)
*PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD*INDIEFLICKS 2017 (Official Selection, Manchester & Liverpool, UK)
2nd INT'L FILM FESTIVAL OF THE CARIBBEAN SEA (Fiction Short Film Section, Island of Margarita, Nueva Esparta, Venezuela)
6th PINK LIFE QUEERFEST (Ankara, Turkey)
12th DURANGO INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Durango, Colorado, USA)
27th MELBOURNE QUEER FILM FESTIVAL (Australia)
3rd METERS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Naples, New York, USA)
SIDE BY SIDE LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Moscow, Russia)
BACKUP_FESTIVAL (Special Programme, Weimar, Germany)
43rd SEATTLE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Seattle, USA)
19th ANNUAL FAIRY TALES QUEER FILM FESTIVAL (Alberta, Canada)
11th 20MIN|MAX INTERNATIONAL SHORTFILMFESTIVAL INGOLSTADT (Germany)
2nd DIGO - GOIAS INT'L FESTIVAL OF SEXUAL DIVERSITY AND GENDER (Goiânia, GO, Brazil)
IDENTITIES 2017 - INTL. QUEER FILM FESTIVAL VIENNA (Competition Best Short Film, Austria)
1st INT'L INDEPENDENT PERMANENT MEMORIES FESTIVAL 2017 (Italy)
SHORT TO THE POINT - JUNE NOMINEES 2017 (Bucharest, Romania)
28th HONOLULU RAINBOW FILM FESTIVAL (Hawaii, USA)
STILL VOICES SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Longford, Ireland)
LLAMALE H - URUGUAY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Uruguay)
10th LVIV INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL WIZ-ART (Lviv, Ukraine)
16th LGBT-FILMFESTIVAL PINKPANORAMA (Short Film Program, Lucerne, Switzerland)
PINK SCREENS FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Brussels, Belgium)
3rd NEW RENAISSANCE FILM FESTIVAL (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)