Press Releases

Honorary Award of the EFA President and Board for Sir Michael Caine

08 Dezember 2015

On the occasion of the 28th European Film Awards on 12 December, the legendary British actor Sir Michael Caine will be presented with the Honorary Award of the EFA President and Board.  Agnieszka Holland, Chairwoman of the EFA Board, and EFA President Wim Wenders: "We have come to the decision that we are long overdue on paying special tribute to Sir....[...]


EFA Pleas for Russian Director Nikita Mikhalkov to Help Imprisoned Ukrainian Filmmaker

20 November 2015

Four days before the appeal against Oleg Sentsov’s 20-year sentence at the Russian Supreme Court, prolific members of the European Film Academy, among them EFA President Wim Wenders and Chairwoman Agnieszka Holland, address Russian director Nikita Mikhalkov, president of Russia’s association of filmmakers, to join in the international protest and help the Ukrainian filmmaker. [...]


European Co-production Award for Andrea Occhipinti

17 November 2015

This year’s EUROPEAN CO-PRODUCTION AWARD – Prix EURIMAGES, an award acknowledging the decisive role of co-productions in the European film industry, goes to Italian producer Andrea Occhipinti.  Born in Rome, Andrea Occhipinti is the founder of Lucky Red who has, over the past 28 years, successfully produced and distributed some of the best international independent....[...]


Nominations for the European Film Awards 2015

07 November 2015

At the Seville European Film Festival the European Film Academy and EFA Productions proudly announced the nominations for the 28th European Film Awards. The more than 3,000 EFA Members will now vote for the winners who will be presented during the awards ceremony on 12 December in Berlin.  Nominated are:  EUROPEAN FILM 2015 A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON....[...]


Jury Unveils First Six EFA Winners

27 Oktober 2015

Awards for Cinematography, Editing, Design, Costumes, Music & Sound[...]