Animated Feature Films & Comedies Nominated

The European Film Academy proudly announces the nominations in the categories EUROPEAN ANIMATED FEATURE FILM 2016 and EUROPEAN COMEDY 2016. 

Based on a list of films provided by CARTOON, the European Association of Animation Film, as well as on individual film submissions, a committee decided on the nominations in the category EUROPEAN ANIMATED FEATURE FILM. The committee consisted of EFA Board Member Antonio Saura, producer (Spain), director Tomm Moore (Ireland) and producer Anja Šošić (Poland), as well as CARTOON representatives Karsten Kiilerich (Denmark), Marc Du Pontavice (France), and Vincent Tavier (Belgium). 

The Nominations for EUROPEAN COMEDY were decided by a committee consisting of EFA Board Member Ada Solomon, producer (Romania), Nacho Carballo from Gijón IFF, distributor Kim Foss (Denmark), Nik Powell from NFTS (UK), and Marten Rabarts representing EYE Film Institute (Netherlands).

EUROPEAN ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

EUROPEAN COMEDY

MY LIFE AS A ZUCCHINI
MA VIE DE COURGETTE
Switzerland, France; 66 min.

DIRECTED BY: Claude Barras
WRITTEN BY: Céline Sciamma
PRODUCED BY: Max Karli
ANIMATION: Kim Keukeleire

A MAN CALLED OVE
EN MAN SOM HETER OVE 
Sweden, Norway; 116 min. 

WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY: Hannes Holm
PRODUCED BY: Annica Bellander Rune & Nicklas Wikström Nicastro

PSICONAUTAS, THE FORGOTTEN CHILDREN
PSICONAUTAS, LOS NIÑOS OLVIDADOS
Spain; 75 min.

WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY: Alberto Vázquez & Pedro Rivero
PRODUCED BY: Farruco Castroman, Carlos Juarez & Luis Tosar
ANIMATION: Krhis Cembe

LOOK WHO´S BACK
ER IST WIEDER DA
Germany; 110 min.



DIRECTED BY: David Wnendt
WRITTEN BY: David Wnendt & Mizzi Meyer
PRODUCED BY: Christoph Müller & Lars Dittrich

THE RED TURTLE
LA TORTUE ROUGE
France, Belgium; 80 min.

WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY: Michael Dudok de Wit
PRODUCED BY: Vincent Maraval
ANIMATION: Michael Dudok de Wit

ONE MAN AND HIS COW
LA VACHE
France; 92 min.

DIRECTED BY: Mohamed Hamidi
WRITTEN BY: Mohamed Hamidi, Alain-Michel Blanc & Fatsah Bouyahmed
PRODUCED BY: Nicolas Duval Adassovsky, Yann Zenou, Laurent Zeitoun & Jamel Debbouze


The nominated films will now be submitted to the over 3,000 EFA Members to elect the winner. The European Animated Feature Film 2016 and European Comedy 2016 will then be presented at the European Film Awards Ceremony in Wroclaw, Poland (European Capital of Culture 2016) on Saturday, 10 December - streamed live on www.europeanfilmawards.eu

Berlin, 25 October 2016

NOTE TO EDITORS:
For printable stills to download: http://www.europeanfilmacademy.org/Pictures.212.0.html