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22-10-2020  

24 Short Film Candidates for the European Film Awards 2020

The European Film Academy and EFA Productions proudly announce that the list of short film candidates for the European Film Awards is now complete. The EFA Short Film Candidates are selected in co-operation with a series of film festivals throughout Europe. At each of these festivals, an independent jury presents one of the European short films in competition with a candidacy....

20-10-2020  

Four Animation Films Nominated

The European Film Academy and EFA Productions proudly announce the nominations for the award category EUROPEAN ANIMATED FEATURE FILM 2020.The nominations were determined by a committee comprised of EFA Board Member Béatrice Thiriet (France), director Anca Damian (Romania), producer Antonio Saura (Spain) and, representing CARTOON, the European Association of Animation Film,....

18-10-2020  

Cyprus Short Film Candidate: THE NEWS

The European Film Academy and the International Short Film Festival of Cyprus congratulate: Candidate of International Short Film Festival of CyprusTHE NEWSAlbania/Spain, fiction, 23 min DIRECTED BY Lorin Terezi A young bride tasked with the trivial errands for her in-laws whilst her husband is in Greece, stumbles across a dead woman’s body whilst fetching the water from....

15-10-2020  

Submit your film now for the EFA Young Audience Award 2021!

As an official category of the European Film Awards, the EFA Young Audience Award is presented to the director of a European film that addresses an audience between 12 and 14 years of age. Eligible candidates must be born in Europe or hold a European passport and eligible films are full-length fiction, animation or documentary films intended for theatrical release which must....

13-10-2020  

EFAs 2020 to be Presented in Virtual Ceremony From Berlin

Reykjavik will host the EFA Ceremony in 2022 The 33rd European Film Awards will take place as a virtual ceremony without an audience, broadcast and streamed from the European Film Academy’s seat, Berlin, on Saturday, 12 December 2020. With deep regret but in full and mutual agreement, the European Film Academy (EFA), the Mayor of Reykjavik and the Icelandic Minister of....

12-10-2020  

Bristol Short Film Candidate: THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA (Kopie 1)

The European Film Academy and the Encounters Film Festival congratulate: Candidate of Encounters Film FestivalTHE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEAUK, animation, 24 min DIRECTED BY Robin ShawWRITTEN BY Joanna Harrison PRODUCED BY Ruth Fielding & Camilla Deakin A mysterious tiger turns up unannounced and invites himself in for afternoon tea. Young Sophie and hermummy watch in....

12-10-2020  

Vila do Conde Short Film Candidate: NHA MILA

The European Film Academy and the Curtas Vila do Conde - International Film Festival congratulate: Candidate of Curtas Vila do Conde – International Film FestivalNHA MILAPortugal/Switzerland, fiction, 18 min WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Denise FernandesPRODUCED BY Luís Urbano & Sandro Aguilar After 14 years away from her homeland, Salomé is forced to return to Cape Verde....

11-10-2020  

EFA joins European Alliance of Academies

The European Film Academy is one 60 European art academies and cultural institutions joining to form  an “Alliance of Academies” on the initiative of the Academy of Arts, Berlin. Together we stand for the right to freedom of art throughout Europe, which is stipulated in Article 13 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union. The EUROPEAN ALLIANCE OF....

08-10-2020  

Six Debut Films Nominated

The European Film Academy and EFA Productions congratulate the nominees for the EUROPEAN DISCOVERY 2020 – Prix FIPRESCI, an award presented annually as part of the European Film Awards to a director for a first full-length feature film.This year’s nominations were determined by a committee comprised of EFA Board Members Valérie Delpierre (Spain) and Anita Juka (Croatia),....

06-10-2020  

EFA Honours WOMEN MAKE FILM: A NEW ROAD MOVIE THROUGH CINEMA

New EFA Award for Innovative Storytelling Goes to Director Mark Cousins On the occasion of the 33rd European Film Awards on 12 December, the European Film Academy is introducing a new award category – the EFA Award for Innovative Storytelling. In its first edition, the award is presented to director Mark Cousins for WOMEN MAKE FILM: A NEW ROAD MOVIE THROUGH CINEMA. Mark....

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