Press Releases

Five Debut Films Nominated

19 September 2016

At the Oldenburg International Film Festival in Germany, the European Film Academy has announced this year’s nominations for the EUROPEAN DISCOVERY – Prix FIPRESCI, an award presented annually in co-operation with the international federation of film critics to a young and upcoming director for a first full-length feature film. This year’s nominations were determined by a....[...]


EFA Honours Jean-Claude Carrière

13 September 2016

In recognition of a unique and dedicated contribution to the world of film, the European Film Academy takes great pleasure in presenting Jean-Claude Carrière with the LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD for his outstanding body of work. (picture: Roman Bonnefoy) The French novelist, screenwriter, and actor started out writing short novels based on the films of Jacques Tati. Through....[...]


Launch of European University Film Award

08 September 2016

press releaseLaunch of European University Film Award EFA and Filmfest Hamburg Introduce Film Award Presented by European University Students The European Film Academy (EFA) and Filmfest Hamburg are launching the European University Film Award (EUFA) – a new award presented and voted for by university students across Europe. The aim of this initiative is to....[...]


Vote opens for People's Choice Award

01 September 2016

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 –....[...]


50 Feature Films Selected

23 August 2016

It is with great pleasure that the European Film Academy and EFA Productions announce the titles of the 50 films on this year’s EFA Feature Film Selection, the list of feature fiction films recommended for a nomination for the European Film Awards 2016! With 33 European countries represented, the list once again illustrates the great diversity in European cinema.  In the....[...]