Awards and honors

Thomas in the press

Het Nieuwsblad wrote an article about Thomas and his work.
Read all about it here (Dutch version)

  • " All of a sudden those rebels wanted my camera. "

    - Thomas Maddens

  • " Obama reached out to shake my hand, I wanted to be the cool guy and give him a fist-bump. Unfortunately he missed... "

    - Thomas Maddens

Life in the time of refuge

'Life in the time of refuge' in the Press:

- Variety Magazine
- De Morgen
- Mettle blogpost
- Made in Oost-Vlaanderen

- Medium
- Definition Magazine

  • " Resettling refugees DOES work - and makes a real difference to children’s lives! "

    - David Gough

  • " Virtual reality isn’t the first concept that comes to mind when discussing documentaries made for humanitarian causes, but the experience of one group of filmmakers proves the format can be a valuable tool. "

    - Valentina I. Valentini - Variety Magazine

A Broken Man

Official Selection 'Queens World Film Festival' 2015
Official Selection 'Audience Now- New York Film Festival' 2015

Lonely Eros

Official Selection 'Art by Chance' 2012
Winner Founders' Choice Award 'Queens World Film Festival' 2013
Official Selection 'Manhattan Film Festival' 2013
Official Selection 'Brooklyn Shorts Film Festival' 2013
Official Selection 'Zero Film Festival London' 2013

  • " Lonely Eros, is a very short film, so there's no time for expectations, and it's kind of funny in a bizarro world. "


  • " ...It pulls you in and may not let you go "

    - Brooklyn Shorts Film Festival

  • " Awesome experimental short "

    - Manhattan Film Festival

World Humanitarian Day Campaign 2013

Shorty Awards - Best Use of Social Media in Real Life 2014
Shorty Awards - Best Real Time Response to a Major Event or Cultural Phenomenon 2014