The award was handed to director Joram Lürsen, screenwriter Frank Ketelaar and author of the eponymous book Thomas Rosenboom during Film by the Sea. A Noble Intention gained the most votes of the audience.
Pathé Cinema visitors chose five nominees. Nominated titles were: Beyond Sleep, De Helleveeg, Knielen op een bed violen and Schone handen.
This year the award was granted for the third time.