Vote for EFA People's Choice Award Opens

Every year, the EFA People’s Choice Award allows film fans across Europe to elect their favourite film. When the European Film Academy invites its members, Europe’s greatest film stars, directors, actors and actresses, to attend the European Film Awards, the People’s Choice Award sheds a spotlight on the people films are made for: the audience. This year’s vote has started – vote now and win the chance to join winners and nominees for the awards ceremony in Berlin! 

Winners in the past have included films like AMÉLIE, HASTA LA VISTA, IDA, SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE and THE KING’S SPEECH. In 2016, the EFA People's Choice Award went to BODY by Małgorzata Szumowska.

Film fans can cast their vote on the official website and win a trip to the 30th European Film Awards in Berlin! 


NOMINATED ARE:

A MONSTER CALLS
Spain
107 min
DIRECTED BY J.A. Bayona
WRITTEN BY Patrick Ness
PRODUCED BY Belén Atienza, Ghislain Barrois & Álvaro Augustín

BRIDGET JONES’S BABY 
Ireland, UK, France, USA
118 min
DIRECTED BY Sharon Maguire 
WRITTEN BY Helen Fielding, Dan Mazer & Emma Thompson
MAIN CAST Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey

FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM 
UK, USA
133 min
DIRECTED BY David Yates
WRITTEN BY J.K. Rowling 
MAIN CAST Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol

FRANTZ
France, Germany
117 min
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY François Ozon
PRODUCED BY Eric Altmayer, Nicolas Altmayer, Stefan Arndt & Uwe Schott

GRADUATION
BACALAUREAT

Romania, France, Belgium
128 min
WRITTEN, DIRECTED BY Cristian Mungiu
MAIN CAST Adrien Titieni, Maria Dragus, Lia Bugnar

LIKE CRAZY
LA PAZZA GIOIA

Italy, France
118 min
DIRECTED BY Paolo Virzì
WRITTEN BY Paolo Virzì & Francesca Archibugi
MAIN CAST Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Micaela Ramazzotti

THE COMMUNE
KOLLEKTIVET

Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands
111 min
DIRECTED BY Thomas Vinterberg
WRITTEN BY Thomas Vinterberg & Tobias Lindholm
MAIN CAST Trine Dyrholm, Ulrich Thomsen, Helene Reingaard-Neumann, Martha Sofie Wallstrøm-Hansen)

STEFAN ZWEIG - FAREWELL TO EUROPE
VOR DER MORGENRÖTE
Germany, Austria, France
106 min
DIRECTED BY Maria Schrader
WRITTEN BY Maria Schrader & Jan Schomburg
PRODUCED BY Stefan Arndt, Uwe Schott, Pierre-Olivier Bardet, Denis Poncet, Danny Krausz & Kurt Stocker

THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE
TOIVON TUOLLA PUOLEN

Finland, Germany
100 min
WRITTEN, DIRECTED & PRODUCED BY Aki Kaurismäki

 

The winner of the EFA People’s Choice Award 2017 will be announced on stage during the European Film Awards Ceremony on 9 December in Berlin.

Ernst & Young, one of the leading global professional services firms, continues to act as Official Tabulator, endorsing the voting procedures and confirming the winner.

Berlin, 1 September 2017

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