European Film Awards

Every year, the various activities of the European Film Academy culminate in the ceremony of the European Film Awards which are presented jointly with EFA Productions gGmbH. In a total of 22 categories, among them European Film, European Director, European Actress and European Actor, the European Film Awards annually honour the greatest achievements in European cinema.

The awards ceremony takes place in Berlin every second year. In the other years, the Awards travel: London, Paris, Rome, Barcelona, Warsaw, Copenhagen, Tallinn, Malta, Riga, Wroclaw ...

The nominations for the 30th European Film Awards will be announced on 5 November at the Seville European Film Festival.

This year's 30th European Film Awards will take place in Berlin on 9 December - streamed live on www.europeanfilmawards.eu 

Awards Information

complete list of all Award Categories 

updated regulations for 2017 will be available at the end of March

information on eligibility, submission, selection, nomination and election:

Feature Films

Documentaries

Animated Feature Film

Short Films

The People’s Choice Award

EFA Young Audience Award

Download the full regulations for the European Film Awards 2016

Contact for film submission and further information: submission