Press Releases

52 Films in EFA Selection 2015

07 September 2015

It is with great pleasure that the European Film Academy and EFA Productions announce the titles of the 52 films on this year’s selection list, the list of films recommended for a nomination for the European Film Awards 2015! With 36 European countries represented, the list once again illustrates the great diversity in European cinema.  In the 20 countries with the most....[...]


Vote Opens for People's Choice Award

01 September 2015

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 –....[...]


EFA Board Initiates Letter for Immediate Release of Oleg Sentsov

18 August 2015

European Filmmakers Express Shock About Trial of Ukrainian Filmmaker Facing Up to 20 Years in Jail  In light of tomorrow’s resumption of the trial against Oleg Sentsov - who faces up to 20 years in prison – the Board of the European Film Academy calls for an immediate release of the Ukrainian filmmaker. Although the prosecution’s main witness has retracted his statement,....[...]


EFA awards the Potemkin Stairs in Odessa the title “Treasures of European Film Culture”

18 Juni 2015

On the occasion of the Odessa International Film Festival, taking place from 10 – 18 July, the European Film Academy will award the Potemkin Stairs in Odessa the title “Treasure of European Film Culture”. Sergei Eisenstein shot his master piece “Battleship Potemkin” 90 years ago at the Black Sea port. The Potemkin Stairs are undoubtedly one of the world’s most famous....[...]


THE INVISIBLE BOY Wins Young Audience Award 2015

04 Mai 2015

Children in 25 European Cities Elect Italian Film by Gabriele Salvatores.[...]