Wesens: R15 000 in prizes to be won

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Film students and lovers of the genre can win big cash prizes. Creative agency The Suits and LitNet are looking for a critical analysis of Wesens, the award-winning Karoo science fiction film that was released in South African cinemas in October last year and which is now available exclusively on DStv BoxOffice as of 8 March 2021.

(Hierdie berig is beskikbaar in Afrikaans – klik hier.)

Write a film analysis

We are looking for more than a conventional movie review. Analyse the movie for us. An expert panel, comprising staff from LitNet and The Suits, will select the winning entries – if the quality of the entries is high enough, in their opinion.

The prize money is as follows:

  • R10 000 as first prize
  • R3 000 as second prize
  • R2 000 as third prize

Anyone can participate, but employees of LitNet and The Suits will not be eligible for the prizes.

How to enter
  • Watch the movie. Wesens is available exclusively on DStv BoxOffice.
  • Write a critical analysis of the film (between 500 and 1 200 words).
  • Send your entry to izak@litnet.co.za with the word “Wesens” clearly displayed in the subject line.
  • Entries must reach LitNet on or before 9 May 2021 to be eligible for a prize.
  • Entries may be submitted in any variant of Afrikaans, English or Dutch.
  • The copyright of each entry remains with the author, but by submitting their entries, the authors give LitNet and/or our sister magazine Voertaal the right to publish their analysis for free.
  • All entries will be considered, but LitNet reserves the right not to publish entries.
  • Each entry must be accompanied by a short biography of the author (100 words) and a photograph.
  • Only one entry per person is allowed.
  • No entries on LitNet’s social media or on LitNet’s comments section will be eligible for prizes.
  • The winners will be announced on LitNet’s website and social media.
  • The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding the result.
See also:

Press release: Wesens, a first for Afrikaans, now on BoxOffice

Wesens: R15 000 se pryse te wen

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  • Marcelle September

    Ek sal later kommentaar lewer. Studies kom eerste, want ek skryf binnekort klastoetse. Dankie

  • One of best Afrikaans movie I ever seen. I love the cast, the direction. It is the movie that after watching the film "you feel like someone who was given the opportunity to discover something you that are not supposed to know."

  • Wesens is the best Afrikaans ever! I love the cast and the direction. It's a movie that after watching you feel like someone who was given the opportunity to discover something you are not supposed to know. I loved it sooo much!

  • Reageer

    Jou e-posadres sal nie gepubliseer word nie. Kommentaar is onderhewig aan moderering.