Flemish film productions last year just under 1.7 million visitors to the cinemas lured. This is evident in the presentation of the annual reports 2017 of the Flemish Audiovisual Fund (VAF).
Flemish movies knew 1.693.498 visitors to the Belgian cinemas to attract, of which 91 percent for the majority of Flemish productions. The total number of moviegoers of Flemish films, with 11 percent compared to 2016. In comparison with the past 10 years the number remained relatively stable.
“F. C. The Champions 3: Forever” klokte on 31 december 2017 on 309.692 visitors. On march 15 of this year, was the counter already on 592.000. This brings the film on the eleventh place in the list of best viewed Flemish films of all time. The top three of 2017 is supplemented by the “second face” (214.048 visitors on 31/12) and “Le Fidèle” (135.546 viewers on 31/12). A trend that continues to persist is that the large concentrations of moviegoers for a number of movies decreases.
In the field of video on demand set “The Premier” the bioscoopsucces of 2016 on. The top five best watched movies on the VOD market will be augmented by “Dead Angle”, “Scum”, “Speechless” and “Everybody Happy”. “The Prime minister” was also the best selling title on dvd/blu-ray.
In 2017 were 86 Flemish (co -) productions at Flemish broadcasters, will be screened. Total voted 11.301.491 viewers. The top five ratings in 2017 will be led by “Brother”, followed by “W. Witse the movie”, “Safety First: the Movie”, “Groenten uit Balen” and “Allez, Eddy!”