Press Releases

15 Documentaries Selected

16 August 2016

It is with great pleasure that the European Film Academy and EFA Productions announce the EFA Documentary Selection, a list of 15 European documentaries recommended for a nomination for this year's European Film Awards. Ten documentary festivals have recommended to the committee one film each which has had its world premiere at the respective festival’s latest edition.....[...]


EFA Adds Cardona to Treasures of European Film Culture

28 Juli 2016

The European Film Academy awards the Collegiate Church of Sant Vicenç in Cardona the title “Treasure of European Film Culture”. picture: Departament de Cultura. Generalitat de Catalunya. AVIOTEC. In October 1964, Orson Welles used the Collegiate Church of Sant Vicenç in Cardona as the location for CHIMES AT MIDNIGHT, his personal Shakespeare adaptation, with himself in the....[...]


European Film Academy Awards the Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel the Title „Treasure of European Film Culture”

25 Mai 2016

On the occasion of the 250th anniversary of the world-famous Prater park in Vienna the European Film Academy (EFA) will award the park’s Giant Ferris Wheel the title “Treasure of European Film Culture”. The ferris wheel had its most known appearance in Carol Reed’s classic THE THIRD MAN with Orson Welles.picture: © WIENER RIESENRAD  During a ceremony on 9 June, held in....[...]


Clemency for Keywan Karimi

13 Mai 2016

Keywan Karimi is a 30-year-old Iranian filmmaker who has been sentenced by Iranian authorities to six years in jail and 223 lashes. His crime: practicing his profession as a filmmaker and showing the unofficial face of Iranian society.A graduate from the University of Tehran, Keywan Karimi has studied communication and social sciences and participated in film directing....[...]


MISS IMPOSSIBLE Wins Young Audience Award

08 Mai 2016

Young Juries in 25 European Countries Elect French Film by Émilie Deleuze [...]